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New Cricket handset financing options now available

Posted by 24 May, 2014 (0) Comment

New Cricket handset financing options now availableNow that AT&T has officially launched Cricket Wireless last Sunday and started selling prepaid service plans and handsets GSM-based, the company has decided to help customers in purchasing more expensive handsets by offering handset financing plans. New Cricket handset financing options are available since Sunday, according to Fierce Wireless that confirmed this information with Cricket. There are three options available and all three are for devices priced at $149.98 and higher. Read more

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AT&T launched new Cricket Wireless today, Aio and old Cricket discontinued

Posted by 18 May, 2014 (10) Comment

AT&T launched new Cricket Wireless today, Aio and old Cricket discontinuedAT&T has officially launched new Cricket Wireless today. Two months after acquiring Leap Wireless, Cricket’s parent company, AT&T has merged the old CDMA Cricket and Aio Wireless brands into one new entity. Read more

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New Cricket plans to be Aio Wireless alike

Posted by 3 May, 2014 (3) Comment

New Cricket plans to be Aio Wireless alikeAT&T has recently acquired Leap Wireless, Cricket’s parent company. Since then, AT&T confirmed many times that it plans to combine Cricket and Aio Wireless into new entity called the New Cricket. Well, it seems that they are keeping the Cricket brand but Aio’s service plans. According to Prepaid Phone News, AT&T has reveled New Cricket plans to dealers recently, plans that are very similar to Aio Wireless current offerings. Read more

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AT&T will relaunch Cricket by the end of Q2

Posted by 23 April, 2014 (1) Comment

AT&T will relaunch Cricket by the end of Q2 AT&T will relaunch Cricket brand by the end of the second quarter of 2014, according to AT&T CFO John Stephens. During its Q1 2014 Earnings Conference call yesterday, Stephens confirmed that AT&T will combine its prepaid brand Aio Wireless with recently acquired Cricket under the new Cricket brand and that the new company will have a national presence with 3,000 locations all over the country. Read more

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Cricket iPhones will work on AT&T’s New Cricket GSM network

Posted by 19 March, 2014 (0) Comment

Cricket iPhones will work on AT&T’s New Cricket GSM NetworkNow that GSM-based AT&T has acquired CDMA carrier Leap Wireless, Cricket’s parent company, Cricket users will have to replace handsets ones CDMA network shuts down, which is in the next 12 to 18 months. However, it turns out that not all of them will be required to replace CDMA handsets with GSM ones. Cricket iPhones will work on AT&T’s New Cricket GSM network. All iPhones starting with 4S are having both CDMA and GSM cellular radios, which makes Cricket iPhone users the lucky ones. Read more

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AT&T and Leap Wireless complete acquisition, Aio and Cricket to become “the new Cricket”

Posted by 14 March, 2014 (8) Comment

AT&T and Leap Wireless complete acquisition, Aio and Cricket to become “the new Cricket” AT&T and Leap Wireless have announced today that proposed acquisition of the two companies have closed. The Federal Communications Commission has approved the deal yesterday while Leap’s shareholders have agreed to it back in October. As announced by AT&T earlier, its prepaid brand Aio Wireless will become part of “the new Cricket” brand same as Cricket Wireless. Read more

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AT&T to use Cricket to shake prepaid market up

Posted by 7 March, 2014 (0) Comment

AT&T to use Cricket to shake prepaid market upAT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said yesterday at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference that they expect to finalize purchase of Leap Wireless, parent company of Cricket, by the end of this month. Ones they do, they are planning to shake prepaid market up with well established Cricket brand that’s missing only one thing, nationwide coverage.

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Cricket announces 5 Smartphone Lines For $100 plan and new trade-in program

Posted by 24 January, 2014 (1) Comment

Cricket announces 5 Smartphone Lines For $100 plan and new trade-in programCricket Wireless has announced today a new plan that includes up to 5 smartphone lines for $100 per month. New Cricket’s multi-line plan includes unlimited talk, text, and 1 GB of full-speed data per month in addition to unlimited music through Cricket’s Muve Music service. Read more

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Cricket announces Kyocera Hydro Plus for $139.99

Posted by 21 January, 2014 (0) Comment

Cricket announces Kyocera Hydro Plus for $139.99Cricket Wireless has announced today that they are adding the latest waterproof smartphone to its prepaid lineup, Hydro Plus. The Kyocera-made Hydro Plus is resistant to being one meter under water for half an hour as well as to sprayed water. Same as Kyocera Hydro, Hydro Plus is IPx5- and IPx7 certified. The Kyocera Hydro Plus is available for $139.99 at Cricket stores, dealers and its website. Read more

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Cricket adds Samsung Comment 3 to its feature phone lineup

Posted by 11 December, 2013 (1) Comment

Cricket adds Samsung Comment 3 to its feature phone lineupCricket Wireless has recently added a new feature phone to its prepaid lineup, the Samsung Comment 3. The Comment 3 is a successor of the Comment 2, released in October last year. The latest Cricket’s messaging phone costs $79.99 but is currently available for $29.99 after instant and web discounts. Read more

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