Virgin Mobile USA is a prepaid wireless service in the United States and Puerto Rico and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sprint Corporation.
Virgin Mobile offers prepaid voice and messaging services.
Virgin Mobile was founded in 2001 by a joint venture of Virgin Group, Sprint Corporation, and Singapore Telecommunications, Ltd. and started operations in 2002.
In 2009, Sprint Corporation bought out the other joint venture partners and became the sole owner of Virgin Mobile. They license rights to use the Virgin Mobile brand name from Virgin Media, which is based in the U.K.
They work with 40,000 retail locations and provide service to 6 million customers.