Virgin Mobile Ties Up with GetJar- Offers Free Mobile Apps

Virgin Mobile (India) today announced its alliance with GetJar, the World’s largest cross platform mobile applications store. GetJar currently offers more than 70,000 free mobile games and applications to its users.

With this alliance Virgin Mobile customers will have access to a wide gamut of applications ranging from games, education, social networking, entertainment, finance, food, health, search, lifestyle and several other utility applications. Popular applications such as Facebook Mobile, Yahoo!, Nimbuzz, Opera Mini Browser, eBuddy and thousands of such applications can now be easily downloaded across all major platforms.

Virgin Mobile India users will be able to download all applications free of cost. Only the data browsing charges of 1p/kb will be charged on access.

Virgin Mobile subscribers can visit the link: http://m.virginin.getjar.com to access GetJar’s world of applications. This link is currently available on Virgin Mobile India’s WAP portal (Vbytes) on GSM platform across 16 circles – Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu & Chennai, Kerala, Orissa, Mumbai & Maharashtra, Kolkata & West Bengal, Haryana, Bihar, MP&CG, Punjab, UP (E) and UP (W).

Commenting on the alliance, M.A. Madhusudan, Chief Executive Officer, Virgin Mobile India, “This alliance with GetJar is an initiative in line with our strategy to engage and enthrall the youth with the latest innovative cutting-edge content on the move. Mobile applications and games garner a significant share of time spent on the phone by the youth today. We are excited to announce our alliance with GetJar; the world’s largest cross platform application store. This will provide our users free, easy access to globally acclaimed applications, games and will further reiterate our commitment to offer the best value-for-money services to our valued customers.”

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  • Kanaga Deepan N August 23, 2010 4:58 pm

    Virgin is also a cunning operator.. 1p/kb ==> 10p/10KB (Base GPRS plan of Airtel) ==> Rs10/MB.. So it is better to use Rs98 GPRS pack and download all FREE apps in getJar for FREE..

  • Avishek Ghosh August 21, 2010 11:10 pm

    Search app stores & other webs to get ur choice…it may be available…try getjar,ovi store,mobile9 etc….

  • Madhumita Sen August 21, 2010 10:18 am

    I have got a Nokia 2730c. Call Management apps of Nokia is not upto the mark. Is there any free Apps for Call Management for 2730c. :?:

  • Avishek Ghosh August 20, 2010 11:20 pm

    pankaj :
    great! We all ignore virgin mobile they too have great offers.

    Avishek Ghosh :
    But what special on this…getjar always offers free apps….Virgin offer the same with 1p/kb surfing charges which costs more than unlimited gprs packs costs,i.e.48,90,98 etc from various operators if anyone download more no. of apps…which is not good….better to use any unlimited gprs pack…& use getjar to download thousands of apps & games free without any per kb chages…

  • Avishek Ghosh August 20, 2010 11:20 pm

    But what special on this…getjar always offers free apps….Virgin offer the same with 1p/kb surfing charges which costs more than unlimited gprs packs costs,i.e.48,90,98 etc from various operators if anyone download more no. of apps…which is not good….better to use any unlimited gprs pack…& use getjar to download thousands of apps & games free without any per kb chages…

  • Anbu John Boban August 20, 2010 6:09 pm

    pankaj :
    great! We all ignore virgin mobile they too have great offers.

    ya..pamkaj u r r8..but there gprs/edge(2g) service are very bad in our city..u will get 10kilobits/sec to 75 kilobits/sec..

  • pankaj August 20, 2010 4:41 pm

    great! We all ignore virgin mobile they too have great offers.