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Virgin Media makes talk even cheaper

15th April 2011 Print

In a pioneering move designed to save Virgin Media families a bundle on calling services, from April 5th, Virgin Media is launching a range of special deals which combine Virgin Media home phone and Virgin Mobile services to create a powerful converged service. Aside from the exclusive benefit of calls from their Virgin Media home phone to Virgin Mobiles at no extra cost, customers will now be able to take advantage of a special range of Virgin Mobile offers with the potential to save up to £96 a year on monthly costs (£192 across a 24 month mobile contract), as well as tons more in call charges.

Virgin Media home phone customers taking either the ‘L’ (Talk Evenings and Weekends) or ‘XL’ (Talk Anytime) phone packages will be able take their pick of a range of exclusive offers providing up to £8 per month off their Virgin Mobile tariff. Creating a compelling offering for families looking to stay in touch, customers will be able to enjoy calls from their home phone to Virgin Mobiles at no extra cost*, as well as enjoy a substantial bundle of calls to other mobiles and landlines using the inclusive minutes with their Virgin Mobile talk plan.

The new offers include some of the hottest handsets on the market right now including the Blackberry Curve 8520 smartphone, Samsung Galaxy Ace and HTC Desire. For customers who are happy with their current handsets, Virgin Media’s special SIM Only tariff offers the same great monthly saving and exceptional value but with a flexible 30 day rolling contract. Virgin Media will be refreshing the range of offers on this pioneering bundle deal on a regular basis, so customers will easily be able to keep up with the latest in handsets and deals.

Graeme Oxby, executive director of home phone and mobile at Virgin Media said: “Having pioneered free calls from home phone to mobiles, we’ve been looking at new ways to help our customers save money, and our new combo deal means that staying in touch with friends and family has never been such good value. As a result of our unique quadplay offering, we are able to be much more innovative with our pricing and this is a great example of where we are able to provide our customers with a compelling way to get more for less.”

Customers looking to take advantage of any of these new offers, visit