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Virgin Mobile France subscriptions up threefold in Feb - CEO

Wednesday 9 February 2011 | 10:09 CET | News
MVNO Virgin Mobile France saw a threefold rise in new subscribers in early February compared to the year-earlier period, Pascal Railland, managing director of the operator's parent company Omea Telecom, told Reuters. "We are on a growth dynamic. It did not begin on 1 February... We saw excellent results in December and January, then a net acceleration of this trend in February", he said. The company benefited from a VAT increase applied by Orange and SFR before their recent decision to not pass it on to end users. Virgin launched an anti-VAT ad campaign in mid-January to convince mobile

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Omea Telecom / Virgin Mobile France
Countries: France
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