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Virgin Mobile customers stung by price hike

Patrick Christys
Feb 22, 2019

Absolutely everything seems to be costing more money these days, from the great energy price hike to car insurance. But now Virgin Mobile have joined the party.

Some 250,000 customers could be out of pocket as Virgin Mobile announces it will increase prices from the end of March.

Customers have taken to social media to complain - with some claiming it could cost them as much as £107 more annually. 

One user tweeted: "Virgin wants to increase my mobile line rental by £8.87 per month from £4.13 to £13.00... 15 months into a 36 month contract!!!"

Another said: "Virgin Mobile changing my £4.13pm contract (6GB data, unltd texts, 1500 mins) to £13pm (5GB, unltd texts 2500 mins)... It’s disgusting!!"

Someone else wrote: "Virgin Mobile changing my £4.13pm contract (6GB data, unltd texts, 1500 mins) to £13pm (5GB data, unltd texts, 2500 mins). Can they do this?"

The hammer blow is that Virgin Mobile are expected to increase prices yet again in line with inflation - so customers could be hit with a double whammy of extra costs. 

However, Virgin Mobile is allowing customers to cancel their tariff without charge providing they do so before March 31st.

A Virgin Media spokesperson said: “We want our customers to enjoy our latest and greatest mobile plans so we’re removing some old tariffs and making a limited number of price adjustments for a small number of customers.

"Any changes made will be communicated clearly to our customers.”

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