Virgin Broadband No Longer In Stores

Virgin Broadband No Longer In Stores
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Dan Warne at APC reports that Virgin’s mobile broadband service, which uses Optus’ 3G network, is no longer going to be sold via retailers (though it will continue to be sold via the Virgin site and over the phone). While Virgin hasn’t gone as far as Optus itself, which pulled its similar Fusion product altogether back in September, it suggests once again that excess usage can quickly floor a 3G broadband service, and that checking you have suitable coverage before signing up is vital. If you’re in the market for 3G broadband, be sure to check our comparison guide to available options.


  • I work at a dick smith store and the product they pulled was the internet/phone home modem product not the wireless stick that’s depicted in the picture above. So far I was under the impression we were still selling the small usb virgin modems which are actually a pretty good deal.

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