Thursday, May 8, 2008

Virgin Mobile USA In Merger Talks With Helio

Virgin Mobile USA is in talks with the much smaller and troubled MVNO Helio. Both of the MVNOs run on the Sprint (NYSE: S) network, so at least both run on the same network. But the merger of two won’t solve any problems of scale or distribution for either of them, but at least would give the bigger partner VMUSA a high powered post-paid plan, and better handsets and phone UI.

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