07/14/2013, AT&T will buy Leap Wireless for $15 per share, which amounts to $1.19 billion. The carrier expects that the deal will go through in six to nine months after review from DoJ and FCC.
05/22/2013, Cricket Wireless has announced that it will begin selling Samsung Galaxy S4 starting 7th June.
01/08/2013, At the close of 2012, Cricket was rather proud to claim that their Muve Music service has garnered more than 1.1 million subscribers. This does not sound like much when you consider other music subscription models that are in the market, but you will need to take into consideration the relatively small size of Cricket in comparison to the other movers and shakers. Still, since its commercial launch in January […]
12/13/2012, While carriers such as MetroPCS and Cricket might not be on everyone’s radar due to their relatively smaller sizes compared to AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint, they have recently started to offer high-end smartphones, making them an attractive option for customers who prefer the pre-paid option. Now it looks like both carriers are hoping to become even more attractive by introducing financing programs of their own which will allow customers […]
11/06/2012, The ever-so reliable folks at @evleaks have managed to get their hands on a photo of a device dubbed the LG Optimus Regard. Based on the alleged specs, it seems that the Optimus Regard will be headed towards Cricket and will be the carrier’s first 4G LTE handset. No word on when it will be launched, but based on the image above it looks like it will most likely see […]
09/13/2012, So we know that both AT&T and Sprint will be offering the iPhone 5 on the 21st of September, but in the meantime, what other carriers will be offering the phone as well? Granted those three are the major carriers, but we’re sure that there are plenty of users out there who rely on the smaller carriers due to pricing, network coverage and basically just personal preference. The good news […]
06/26/2012, Despite Cricket being one of the smaller carriers in the US, at least compared to the four majors, it seems that when it comes to the iPhone, it does not matter how big or small you are, as long as you are offering it. Well if you were looking forward to a pre-paid iPhone 4S, Cricket has started to offer the handsets already and even claimed that there were customers […]
05/14/2012, The federal government and American wireless providers will be bringing a new Emergency Text Alert System to everyone in US on a cellphone this month. The service which will provide geography-based warnings of life threatening events including tornadoes, floods, hurricanes typhoons, tsunamis, dust storms, extreme winds, blizzards and ice storms will be free for all.
11/01/2011, In today’s world where 4G LTE seems to be everything – it’s no surprise that even the smaller carriers are hopping on the bandwagon. At the conference call for Cricket’s latest quarterly results, Doug Hutchenson, the carrier’s CEO reported that they were on track to introducing its very own LTE network. Cricket has plans to bring LTE to 25 million potential customers by the end of 2012, and will continue […]
08/30/2011, There is a new smartphone from Samsung that will definitely keep the doctors happy – after all, it is called the Samsung Vitality, and which doctor would not want to see that on their patients? The Samsung Vitality with Muve Music will soon set to arrive at Cricket, as it has already made its appearance in a computer-based Cricket training manual – and Engadget has shared this an image of […]
07/14/2011, When it comes to smartphones in the US, the major mobile carriers have the largest monopoly over the kinds of devices, and even exclusivity in some cases. That is to be expected, but what about smaller mobile carriers such as Cricket? Well, they do have high end phones from time to time, but for most of them, mid-range handsets are their bread and butter. Take the Kyocera Luno for instance […]
06/07/2011, Folks who are on Cricket Communications, we have some great news for you. The carrier has just announced that the Samsung Indulge (SCH-r915) to be available on Cricket’s network starting today. The Indulge will be the first Samsung Android device to be included in Cricket’s smartphone line up. The Samsung Indulge packs a 3.5″ display, a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, a 1GHz processor, Android 2.2 with Samsung TouchWiz 3.0, a 3-Megapixel […]
12/20/2010, While love makes the world go round, music certainly adds another dimension and more depth to everyday life. Cricket knows this, and has announced the first wireless rate plan with unlimited music thrown into the mix as well, known as “Muve Music” where it was specially designed for cell phone users. You pay $55 monthly for unlimited full track downloads, unlimited ringtones, and unlimited ringback tones, not to mention unlimited […]
10/28/2010, The HTC Wildfire budget Android phone has been launched in Europe and Asia in the first half of this year and now HTC has announced that it will be landing on American regional carriers before the end of 2010. It wasn’t specifically mentioned which carrier will be offering the phone, but considering regional carriers were mentioned, it could be MetroPCS, Cricket, US Cellular, Cellular South and similar carriers. Pricing wasn’t […]