Virgin Mobile covers every inch of South Africa, from Pofadder to Parkhurst, from Tweebuffelsmeteenskootmorsdoodgeskietfontein all the way through to Mthatha. When it comes to reception, you're in good hands too. Virgin Mobile operates on the more advanced 1800MHz band spectrum, which means clearer reception, fewer dropped calls and less frustration for our customers when they’re discussing important things, like what they had for lunch. Our HSPA+ data network covers more of the country, with better indoor penetration and greater speeds than ever before. Basically, we've got one of the strongest networks in South Africa, even if we do say so ourselves.
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) is a third generation mobile cellular system for networks based on the GSM standard.
GSM - Global System for Mobile Communications, is a standard set developed by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) to describe protocols for second generation (2G) digital cellular networks used by mobile phones.Technology that allows the call connection. The mobile infrastructure.
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