Lumia 650 Looks Set To Arrive On Cricket Wireless

It was last year when Cricket Wireless stepped up to the plate by being the very first US carrier to offer the Lumia 640 smartphone to the masses, and it seems that the Lumia 640’s successor, aptly named as the Lumia 650 (reportedly the last Lumia handset in 2016), too, will follow in its footsteps. There were whispers going around that the freshly unveiled Lumia 650 smartphone will be making […]

Cricket Wireless Throws In Unlimited Calling And Messaging To Mexico

Cricket Wireless has made an announcement earlier this morning – which will see them introduce unlimited calling as well as text messaging to Mexico, and this particular move is said to affect the entirety of $50 as well as $60 plans, which is a good thing, no doubt about it. This upgrade of no-annual contract wireless plans are definitely a boon to the masses, and this means that existing customers […]

Cricket Offers $100 To T-Mobile & MetroPCS Customers To Switch Carriers

There was one point in time where AT&T and T-Mobile had a great relationship, which was a few years ago when both companies agreed to merge with one another. However due to regulatory disapproval, that deal never happened. Instead AT&T was forced to pay T-Mobile a breakup fee amongst other things. From there on, their relationship has gone down hill. Now it looks like AT&T’s pre-paid carrier, Cricket Wireless, has […]

Nokia Lumia 1320 Arriving On Cricket Wireless

Is the mobile carrier Cricket Wireless on a roll here? Perhaps, as evident by whispers of the mobile carrier offering the Nokia Lumia 530 earlier yesterday. Today, we have word that Cricket Wireless has also set their sights on slightly larger fish, so to speak, in the form of the Nokia Lumia 1320. The Nokia Lumia 1320 has been announced officially since October last year, where folks living in South […]


AT&T Kills Aio And Relaunches Cricket Wireless

Its not unusual for major U.S. carriers to launch a standalone prepaid brand. This allows the companies to bring in more subscribers, even those who don’t want to be tied to a conventional service contract. The prepaid brands have their own identity and plans but lean on the major carrier’s network to provide service. Earlier this year AT&T closed its $1.2 billion acquisition of Leap Wireless which was the parent company of Cricket […]

AT&T Agrees To Acquire Leap Wireless For $1.19 Billion

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.

Cricket To Sell Samsung Galaxy S4 From 7th June

Cricket Wireless has announced that it will begin selling Samsung Galaxy S4 starting 7th June.

Cricket’s Muve Music Has Over 1.1 Million Subscribers

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 […]

MetroPCS and Cricket to offer high-end smartphone financing plans of their own

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 […]

LG Optimus Regard photo leaked, appears to be headed for Cricket

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 […]

iPhone 5 headed for Cricket on the 28th of September

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 […]

Pre-paid iPhone 4S now available on Cricket starting at $399.99

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 […]

Nationwide Wireless Emergency Text Alert System Launching This Month

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.

Cricket to launch its first LTE trial market shortly

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 […]