AT&T owned Cricket Wireless today announced that it’s now selling its prepaid products and services through Best Buy. Cricket expands its presence to more than 1000 Best Buy stores nationwide. Now that Best Buy is added to their retail distribution channels, Cricket’s prepaid service and phones can be found at more than 10000 locations across the U.S. Read more
AT&T owned Cricket Wireless has added two new smartphones to its prepaid lineup, the Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime and the Samsung Galaxy Amp 2. Both Samsung phones are 4G LTE capable and come with the Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. Cricket adds Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime for $149.99 online and in its stores while Amp 2 will be available for $99.99 from April 15, 2016, also online and in stores. Read more
AT&T owned Cricket Wireless today announced two new smartphones for its prepaid phone lineup. The first is LG Spree, a low cost phone with premium LG features. Cricket announces LG Spree for March 11, 2016. The phone will be available for $89.99 online and at Cricket stores. The second addition to its phone lineup is Samsung’s flagship, Galaxy S7. Cricket already said previously that it will launch the S7 but failed to share details on availability and pricing. Today, the carrier revealed that the Samsung Galaxy S7 will be available for $649.99 online and in stores starting March 18, 2016. Also, customers who purchase the S7 between March 18 and April 1 will get a free Samsung Gear VR and a 6-game bundle. Read more
AT&T’s prepaid brand Cricket Wireless and WWE have announced a multi-year agreement that will give Cricket visibility and consumer engagement at WWE’s events as WrestleMania, SummerSlam, Royal Rumble and Payback. Cricket and WWW agreement will include WWE Network that provides live pay-per-views, scheduled programming, huge video-on-demand library and more. WWE platforms will also expose Cricket Wireless brand through broadcasts on USA Network, live events and digital and social media. Read more
A $40 Discount On Fifth Line Of Cricket’s Five Lines For $100 Promotion Expires March 1, 2016 – Updated
Cricket Wireless’ long time offered $40 discount on fifth line of ‘five lines for $100 promotion’ is coming to an end. Since it’s started offering these savings on multiple lines, Cricket has let customers know that they can enjoy the fifth line for free “long after” promotion ends or more precisely after March 1, 2016. Back in August 2014, when promotion was launched, that was a really long period. Read more
Today at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016 in Barcelona, Samsung announced its new flagships, Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. All four major carriers and a regional U.S. Cellular have confirmed the launch of the latest Samsung smartphones as well as Cricket Wireless, AT&T’s prepaid brand. Cricket announced the Samsung Galaxy S7 only but didn’t reveal its pricing and availability details. New Samsung Galaxy phones will arrive to Europe and the U.S. on March 11 while pre-orders will start on February 23, 2016. Read more
AT&T’s prepaid brand Cricket Wireless will be releasing the Lumia 650, Microsoft’s only just announced Windows 10 smartphone. Cricket hasn’t announced the new phone yet but Microsoft’s support page for this handset has revealed it. The page includes the link with Cricket’s name in it that leads to PDF user guide for Cricket’s version of the phone. According to Windows Central, we can expect Cricket to launch Lumia 650 sometime in April while to select European markets, the phone will start shipping on February 18, 2016. Read more
AT&T owned Cricket Wireless has started a new promotion for customers who switch to their service. To those who port their phone number to Cricket service from another carrier that’s not AT&T related, Cricket gives $50 bill credit for a limited time.
Update: Promotion has been extended until
April 4, 2016. Originally, it’s end date was scheduled for March 31.
Update April 26: Promotion extended ones again, this time it’s available for a limited time. Kyocera Hydro VIEW can be purchased for $29.99.
AT&T owned Cricket Wireless today launched the ZTE Grand X 3, mid-range Android smartphone that includes some of the high end features as USB Type-C connector, originally included in the high end phones. The Grand X 3 is Cricket exclusive and it’s introduced to customers at CES 2016. Cricket ZTE Grand X 3 will be available online and at Cricket stores starting today for $129.99. Customers who switch to Cricket from another carrier (not AT&T related) can get it for $79.99 while those who port their number will get a $50 gift card. Read more
AT&T owned Cricket Wireless today announced a new promotion that offers discounted 4G and LTE phones to all customers, including those who switch to their service. Cricket reduces costs of select smartphones starting tomorrow, January 22, 2016. Read more