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Optus looking to sacrifice Virgin Mobile, report suggests

5 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

A report from The Australian suggests that Optus is looking to can its subsidiary network, Virgin Mobile Australia, in order to save on costs and consolidate its business. The typically youth-focused mobile network became popular due to its cheap plans and early adoption of data-heavy offerings, but considering that Optus is currently paying Virgin Mobile UK for its brand licensing, migrating Virgin Mobile Australia's customers onto Optus would make financial sense. The rumoured consolidation would potentially give Optus a stronger advantage against growing rivals such as TPG - which now...
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