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Virgin Mobile is reporting a record Q3, signing up 270,000 new punters for the three months to September end. This takes the customer base for the mobile network operator to more than three million.

Turnover for the first nine months of the year skipped in a £309 million alongside an operating profit of £59 million, the company said. Virgin Mobile, is a JV between Virgin Group and Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile.

Yesterday, independent retailer Carphone Warehouse reporte a 70 per cent jump in pre-tax profit from £12 million to £20.3 million. ®

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