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Virgin Media to Offer iPhone 5s & iPhone 5c in UK on Friday, November 22

Virgin Media to Offer iPhone 5s & iPhone 5c in UK on Friday, November 22

 

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Virgin Media today announced it will offer iPhone 5s, the most forward-thinking smartphone in the world, and iPhone 5c, the most colourful iPhone yet, beginning Friday, November 22 in Virgin retail stores, online and tele-sales. iPhone 5s will be available starting at £69 for the 16GB, 32GB and 64GB models. iPhone 5c will be available starting at £29 for the 16GB model and £69 for the 32GB model with a 24 month contract. In addition, iPhone 4s will be available starting at £0. Virgin Media will allow iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c customers to connect to its fast 3G network.

"Our customers deserve only the best products and services," said Dana Strong, Virgin Media’s Chief Operating Officer. "We’re offering more than just an incredible experience, whether in home or out and about, with some great value tariffs and fantastic extras like insurance included especially for Virgin Media cable homes."

iPhone 5s redefines the best smartphone experience in the world with amazing new features all packed into a remarkable thin and light design, including the Apple-designed A7 64-bit chip, all-new 8 megapixel iSight camera with True Tone flash and introducing Touch ID, an innovative way to simply and securely unlock your phone with just the touch of a finger. iPhone 5c features an all new-design in five gorgeous colours and is packed with features people know and love like the beautiful 4-inch Retina display, blazing fast performance of the A6 chip, and the 8 megapixel iSight camera—all while delivering great battery life.* iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c both offer more LTE bands** than any other smartphone in the world and include all-new FaceTime HD cameras.

iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c feature iOS 7, the most significant iOS update since the original iPhone, featuring a stunning new user interface, completely redesigned with an elegant colour palette, distinct, functional layers and subtle motion that make it feel more alive. iOS 7 has hundreds of great new features, including Control Center, Notification Center, improved Multitasking, AirDrop, enhanced Photos, Safari, Siri introduces iTunes Radio, a free Internet radio service based on the music you listen to on iTunes.***

Pricing and details for iPhone:

Model

iPhone 5s 16GB

iPhone 5s 32GB

iPhone 5s 64GB

iPhone 5c 16GB

iPhone 5c 32GB

iPhone 4s 8GB

Monthly Fee

£41

£59

£71

£33

£41

£23

Voice (minutes)

1,200 - Any Net

Unlimited

Unlimited

200 - Any Net

1,200 - Any Net

100 - Any Net

SMS

Unlimited

Unlimited

Unlimited

Unlimited

Unlimited

250 - Any Net

Data (MB)

1GB

3GB

Unlimited

500Mb

1Gb

250MB

Upfront Fee

£69

£69

£69

£29

£69

£0


Note: 24-month contract required. iPhone pricing for Virgin Media home phone, broadband and TV customers.

 

Notes to editors

* Battery life depends on device settings, usage and other factors. Actual results vary.

** LTE is available through select carriers. Network speeds are dependent on carrier networks, check with your carrier for details.

*** iTunes Radio will be available with the launch of iOS 7 in the US.

About Virgin Media

Virgin Media is the first provider of all four broadband, TV, mobile phone and home phone services in the UK.

The company’s cable network – the result of multi-billion pound private investment – delivers ultrafast broadband to over half of all UK homes, with speeds of up to 152Mb, as well as market leading connectivity to thousands of public and private sector organisations across the country.

Virgin Media has developed the most advanced interactive television service, bringing together broadcast TV, thousands of hours of on demand programming and the best of the web in a single set-top box powered by TiVo. The company was the first to offer HD TV and 3D on demand to millions of British households.

The world’s first virtual mobile network was launched by Virgin Media and it is also one of the largest fixed-line home phone providers in the country.

Virgin Media is a part of Liberty Global plc, the world’s largest international cable company. Together Virgin Media and Liberty Global serve 27 million customers across 14 countries, helping connect people to the digital world and enabling them to discover and experience its endless possibilities.