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Cricket Expands International Calling Features with Unlimited Calls to Mobile Phones in Mexico ~ Cricket now offers Unlimited Calls to Landlines in more than 90 Countries with Unlimited Calls to Mobiles in Mexico for $20 Per Month

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cricket Communications, Inc. today expanded its international calling product line with the introduction of Unlimited International Long Distance Plus, giving U.S. Cricket Wireless customers the ability to make unlimited calls to mobile phones in Mexico. The new product, available starting Sunday, September 15, in Cricket Wireless stores, select dealer locations and at www.mycricket.com, also includes the capabilities of Cricket's existing Unlimited International Long Distance product, which comes with unlimited calls to landline destinations in more than 90 countries around the world, including Mexico, and unlimited international messaging. The new product is priced at $20 per month.

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"We're excited to introduce Unlimited International Long Distance Plus into our popular suite of international calling products," said Dave Wasby, vice president voice and data services for Cricket.  "This new product makes it easy for Cricket customers to stay in close contact with friends and family in Mexico without having to worry about the cost, limited minutes, prepaid calling cards/PINs, or having to distinguish mobiles from landlines. International calling is very important to many of our customers, and this new product delivers tremendous value."

Cricket offers five international calling products that customers can use with a Cricket Wireless monthly rate plan to meet their needs and budget.

Unlimited Int'l Long Distance Plus

 

$20/month

Unlimited Int'l Long Distance

 

$10/month

Mexico Local Number

 

$5/month

Global Local Number

 

$10/month

Global Plus Bundle

 

$15/month

  • Unlimited calls to landline destinations1 in more than 90 countries including Mexico
  • Unlimited International messaging
  • Unlimited calls to mobile phones in Mexico
  • Unlimited calls to landline destinations in more than 90 countries including Mexico
  • Unlimited International messaging

 

A local number in Mexico that family and friends call to reach you on your Cricket phone in the US without being charged for an international call

A local number in one of more than 40 countries that family and friends call to reach you on your Cricket phone in the US without being charged for an international call

Includes Global Local Number, 500 minutes of int'l calling to landlines and 30 minutes of int'l calling to mobile phones

1 Landline or Mobile determination is based on the termination fee charged by the local carrier.

Next week marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), recognizing the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the U.S. and celebrating the Hispanic and Latino cultures. Monday, September 16, is also Mexican Independence Day, and Cricket will offer free calls to Mexico all day from Cricket owned stores across the country.

Those wishing to call family and friends in Mexico at no charge on September 16 need to simply visit any Cricket owned store in the U.S. and speak with a store representative. All calls will utilize the new Unlimited International Long Distance Plus product. To find a location near you, please go to https://account.mycricket.com/cricketlocations/.

As part of the activity around the launch of Unlimited International Long Distance Plus, Cricket will also host on Tuesday, September 24, a MORE Tech online chat with Spanish language technology blog Tech Notas. People can follow the #cricketchats and #charlacricket hashtags on Facebook and Twitter to learn about the best phones and apps to use to make everyday living better, and for an introduction to Unlimited International Long Distance Plus.

For more information about Cricket's dynamic service and newest device lineup, and to check availability, visit www.mycricket.com or a Cricket Wireless store near you. Follow Cricket's latest news and updates online via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Cricket
Cricket is the pioneer and leader in delivering innovative value-rich prepaid wireless services with no long-term contracts. Cricket offers nationwide wireless voice and mobile data services over high-quality, all-digital 4G LTE and 3G CDMA wireless networks. Cricket's innovative products and services, including the award-winning Muve Music® - the first music service designed for a wireless phone, are available nationwide at Cricket branded retail stores, dealers, national retailers and at www.mycricket.com. For more information about Cricket, please visit www.mycricket.com.

SOURCE Cricket Communications, Inc.



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