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Mobile data gets even more piecemeal with 24-hour offerings from Virgin Mobile

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Sure, you can already buy Virgin Mobile’s Broadband2Go on a monthly basis, but what about when you want that data on a daily basis? For instance, what if you’re Johnny Lee Miller in the hit ’90s film Hackers? Exactly. Good thing, then, that Virgin Mobile is now offering a 24-hour daily plan for its Broadband2Go service, charging just $5 per day. Unfortunately, if you’re only able to find 3G service, that broadband is limited to just 200MB of data — those who can find 4G get unlimited data access (and much faster access to boot). Currently, Virgin’s Broadband2Go is only offered via a proprietary ($70) USB stick or a proprietary ($120) mifi device, so don’t think you’re getting off too cheaply. It is, however, available right now.

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Mobile data gets even more piecemeal with 24-hour offerings from Virgin Mobile originally appeared on Engadget on Mon, 05 Nov 2012 18:18:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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