Virgin Mobile Gets Buzzd

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Virgin Mobile, the sole remaining MVNO in the U.S., announced that it has signed a deal with Buzzd, a location-based social network and city guide, TechCrunch reports. The deal will let Virgin Mobile handsets broadcast local entertainment information to other Virgin Mobile customers in the same general proximity.

The report said that “Buzzd on Virgin Mobile” will be accessible on the carriers WAP deck, delivering event and venue information, reviews, restaurant ratings, and information on other popular places according to the folks around them. Register by texting ‘join’ to 96321 on any Virgin Mobile handset, or head to Virgin XL and click n the Buzzd link.