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Free Virgin Mobile-to-Virgin landline calling coming to UK starting April 1

Chris Ziegler

The BBC's crack team at Click managed to out a juicy morsel from the boys and girls at Virgin: its mobile and landline divisions are about to get a whole lot more cozy. This doesn't have any bearing outside the UK, unfortunately, but our British readers might be excited to hear that the company intends to make calls between its mobile handsets and its old-school granny phones devoid of per-minute charges beginning on April 1, as is evidenced by a series of tweets betwixt Click and a PR dude over at Virgin. Perhaps the thinking is that landlines are finally irrelevant enough to pull a move like this without costing the company an arm and a leg, but who knows -- maybe this'll jumpstart interest in landlines again? Nah.

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