ATLANTA, April 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cricket Wireless continues to grow its national retail network with the addition of over 1,000 Best Buy locations across the country. Cricket is offering consumers its no annual contract wireless service and an initial selection of smartphones at bestbuy.com and on Best Buy store shelves over the course of the next two weeks. The company will continue adding smartphones to the Best Buy line-up over the next two months.
This new relationship helps Cricket's retail distribution channel grow to over 10,000 locations and cement its position as one of the fastest growing prepaid wireless companies in the U.S. It also brings together two brands that share a common focus on delivering expert service and premium products at affordable prices.
"Best Buy and Cricket are a perfect fit. The Best Buy Blue Shirt is synonymous with expert service and unbeatable prices – and so is our Cricket green," said Dave Fine, Vice President of Sales, Cricket Wireless. "Both our companies have innovated the retail experience and made it easier for customers to live more connected lives. Now, together, we'll give more consumers the value they need and the truly elevated shopping experience they deserve."
Today, Best Buy customers can purchase the new ZTE Fanfare, HTC Desire 625 or activate their own compatible smartphones on Cricket's network. In addition, they'll enjoy Cricket's popular products and services:
- Plans starting at $35/month after $5 AutoPay credit with monthly taxes/fees included
- "Bring Your Own Device" Universal SIM Card Kit for compatible devices
- Unlimited texts and calls to and from the US, Mexico and Canada on $50/mo and $60/mo plans
- Cricket Rewards and Deezer Music services
About the new Cricket Wireless
Cricket is bringing consumers more value with a simple, friendly, and reliable nationwide wireless experience with no annual contract. The power of Cricket is our nationwide 4G LTE network that covers more than 308 million people;* easy and affordable plans prices that include monthly taxes and fees – no surprises; and a great selection of phones customers love. Cricket, Something to Smile About. To check out the new Cricket or find a store near you, visit www.cricketwireless.com. And connect with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cricketnation and Twitter at www.twitter.com/cricketnation.
Cricket is a subsidiary of AT&T Inc. Coverage not available everywhere. © 2016 Cricket Wireless LLC. All rights reserved. Cricket and the Cricket logo are trademarks under license to Cricket Wireless LLC.
*Based on coverage in U.S. licensed areas. Compatible device required. Coverage not available everywhere. 4G LTE coverage is not equivalent to overall network coverage.
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