Founded in 2001 as a joint venture between Virgin Group, Singapore Telecommunications Limited and Sprint Corporation, Virgin Mobile USA commenced operations in June, 2002 as a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) providing services via the nationwide Sprint 1900 MHz PCS, CDMA, digital network.
Considering this, what network does Virgin Mobile use in Australia?
Virgin Mobile uses the Optus Network for all of its Australian-based services. This network reaches 98.5% of people in Australia and operates on the following frequencies: 3G Single Band (2100 MHz)
What cell phone towers does Virgin Mobile use?
Coverage. Virgin Mobile USA currently provides wireless services in the contiguous United States, Hawaii and Puerto Rico via parent, Sprint's nationwide CDMA, EVDO, LTE and Sprint Spark networks.
Is Virgin Mobile CDMA or GSM network?
Virgin Mobile provides CDMA devices in the US, meaning phones don't work based on a SIM card, as opposed to GSM carriers (e.g. AT&T and T-mobile). CDMA phones usually have SIM slots, but they support only foreign GSM networks.