Virgin Mobile, now with super speedy 4G data for everyone!

  • With mobile data speeds that are up to 10 times faster than 3G you can easily stay connected as you browse, stream and download to your heart’s content.
  • All Virgin Mobile customers get 4G included in all Mobile Plans at no extra cost.
  • If your phone can support 4G and you’re in an area that has 4G coverage, then welcome to Speedtown.
 
 
 
 
 

What do I need?

  • Be on a 4G plan. Which if you’re with Virgin Mobile, you are.
  • Have a phone that can handle 4G.
  • Be in a 4G coverage area. Check out our coverage here.
  • Make sure that 4G is switched on in your phone.

What is 4G?

4G (also known as LTE) offers mobile data speeds up to ten times faster than 3G. So no more waiting around while your favourite websites painfully load onto your mobile, its all in a flash. Browsing, streaming, downloading - everything gets a speed boost.  

How can I get 4G with Virgin Mobile?

New customers and existing customers; signing up for Virgin Mobile get 4G included for free. If your phone can support 4G and you’re in an area that has 4G coverage, then welcome to Speedtown.

What do I need to get 4G with Virgin Mobile?

Four things:

 

  • Be on a 4G plan. Which if you’re with Virgin Mobile, you are. It’s all we do.
  • Have a phone that can handle 4G.
  • Be in a 4G coverage area. Check out our coverage here.
  • Make sure that 4G is switched on in your phone. You can check here

How do I switch on 4G on my phone?

There are different ways of doing this depending on your phone type. See below some common ones:

 

  • iPhone: Settings > Mobile Data > Mobile Data Options > Voice and Data > Choose LTE or 4G
  • Android: Menu > Settings > Mobile Networks > Network Mode > Choose the LTE or 4G option
  • Windows: Swipe Right > Settings > mobile+Sim > Sim Settings > Highest Connection > Choose the LTE or 4G option

How do I find out where there is 4G coverage?

Virgin Mobile uses the Three network, one of the biggest networks in Ireland with 99.6% population coverage (plus 97% coverage for 3G data services and 77.8% for 4G services).

 

So we’ve got you covered pretty much everywhere. As we’re using the Three network, our 4G coverage is the same as theirs. You can check it out here!