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Virgin Mobile USA, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sprint Nextel Corporation that provides nationwide, pre-paid, wireless voice, messaging and broadband data products and services to customers in the continental United States under the Virgin Mobile and Assurance Wireless brands. Founded in 2001 as a joint venture between the Virgin Group and Sprint Corporation, Virgin Mobile USA, LLC commenced operations in June, 2002 providing services as a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) via the Sprint Nextel CDMA PCS 1900 MHz digital network. Virgin Mobile USA was the first operational MVNO in the United States.

Virgin Mobile USA acquired Helio, Inc. in 2008. Sprint Nextel Corporation acquired Virgin Mobile USA in 2009.

Virgin Mobile branded handsets and broadband access devices are available on line and at more than 40,000 retail partner locations including Best Buy, RadioShack, Target and Wal-Mart stores. Virgin Mobile branded top-up cards are available online and in 150,000 retail locations nationwide.

Virgin Mobile USA licenses the right to use the Virgin brand from U.K.-based Virgin Group. Virgin Mobile USA is not affiliated with any other companies offering Virgin branded wireless communication services outside the United States. Virgin Mobile USA is headquartered in Warren, New Jersey, United States and provides service to approximately 6 million customers.

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