VIRGIN MOBILE AMPS UP MOBILE TV WITH THE LATEST ENTERTAINMENT RIGHT ON YOUR PHONE

Enhanced Mobile TV service includes a huge range of Bell Media shows and updates from MTV, The Comedy Network, CTV and tons more!

TORONTO, April 4 /CNW/ - Texting and typing on your mobile phone was just the beginning. Now it's time to tune in and start watching!  Virgin Mobile Canada today announced super-charged Mobile TV for smartphones featuring live and on-demand access to a huge variety of shows from MTV, The Comedy Network, CTV New Channel and more of the most in-demand channels in Canadian news, entertainment and sports.

Available on a wide range of Virgin Mobile smartphones, this killer line-up of new high-demand Bell Media content fits perfectly with Virgin Mobile's current line-up, which is already jam-packed with exclusive sports and entertainment programming ready to watch on the super-fast 4G network1.

"Our new super-powered Mobile TV is the perfect match of amazing content and an awesome network to bring the hottest entertainment right to our Members," said Robert Blumenthal, President, Virgin Mobile Canada. "Getting the latest shows and greatest live TV on the go is a another exciting new way Virgin Mobile always makes it better to be a Member."

Get The Hottest Shows On The Go!

The new mobile line-up from Bell Media includes a ton of new live content from CTV News Channel and MTV so Members can catch the latest gossip from Jersey Shore; live sports content from TSN and TSN2 so they won't miss a score; and on-demand content from The Comedy Network to keep them laughing, including must-watch nightly shows like The Colbert Report and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

Signing up is super-easy: Members can hook Mobile TV up from the Media Player icon on select smartphones and plug into one of our handy Mobile TV packages:

  • Mobile TV Variety: only $5/month for 10 hours (including data charges) of expanded live CTV News Channel and BNN (that's Business News Network); live MTV; on-demand content from The Comedy Network; CBC News Network; RDI; Tou.tv; Treehouse; YTV, and hot beats from bpm.tv.
  • Mobile TV Sports: only $5/month for 10 hours (including data charges) of expanded TSN, TSN2 and RDS live events, NHL games and other content, including Centre Ice and full access to the Stanley Cup Playoffs; additional Montréal Canadiens content; NFL games and other content, including NFL Network; and Vancouver Whitecaps.
  • HBO on Demand: $5/month for 10 hours (including data charges) of full-length on-demand content featuring the most buzzed about shows from HBO.

Plus, until April 30, 2011, Virgin Mobile is also offering a special bonus of Mobile TV Sports free for one month so Members can catch all of the big games no matter where they are!  For more info on this bonus offer and Virgin Mobile's big time range of Mobile TV, check out www.virginmobile.ca/mobiletv.

About Virgin Mobile Canada

Virgin Mobile Canada rewards, entertains and connects like no one else, delivering the hottest phones on the hottest 4G network.  Virgin Mobile Members also get access to must-see events, global roaming and award-winning service. 91% of Members would also recommend Virgin Mobile to a friend.

The Virgin Mobile group of companies has attracted more than 15 million customers worldwide.  Virgin Mobile phones are available at more than 4,000 locations nationally including The Source, Virgin Mobile retail locations and additional retail partners. Virgin Mobile products can also be purchased online at www.virginmobile.ca or by calling 1-888-999-2321. Get personal with Virgin Mobile Canada on Facebook at facebook.com/virginmobilecan and Twitter at twitter.com/virginmobilecan.

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SOURCE Virgin Mobile Canada

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For more information or images, please contact:

Kayla Rochkin, Hill & Knowlton
416-413-4767
kayla.rochkin@hillandknowlton.ca
  Erica Faltous, Virgin Mobile Canada
416-607-8412
erica.faltous@virginmobile.ca

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