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Aug 21, 2020, 09:13 ET Cricket Wireless Launches 5G Nationwide Network and Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G Smartphone

Cricket Wireless customers nationwide can now enjoy the 5G network*. Whether they're inside their home or exploring the great outdoors, customers now ...


Aug 13, 2020, 08:15 ET Cricket Earns its Third Straight J.D. Power Award for Purchase Experience

J.D. Power released its 2020 U.S. Wireless Purchase Experience Non-Contract Performance Study Volume 2, and Cricket Wireless, with 860 points, earned ...


Jun 22, 2020, 11:00 ET Usher's New Look and Cricket Wireless to Host Virtual Youth Mental Health Summit Addressing the Effects of COVID-19, Systemic Racism and Social Injustice on Tuesday, June 30

Usher's New Look (UNL) today announced its collaboration with Cricket Wireless to host a Disruptivate Racial Inequity & Mental Health Trauma Summit...


Feb 20, 2020, 09:15 ET Cricket Wireless Ranked #1 in J.D. Power 2020 Wireless Purchase Experience Non-Contract Full-Service Study Volume 1

J.D. Power released its 2020 U.S. Wireless Purchase Experience Non-Contract Full-Service Study Volume 1, and Cricket Wireless, with 855 points,...


Dec 27, 2019, 10:18 ET Cricket Wireless and LG Spread Smiles and Holiday Cheer through "12 Days of Cricket" Giving Campaign

From Atlanta to Minneapolis, from Baltimore to Los Angeles, Cricket Wireless employees and customers, along with LG, have been hard at work to make...


Dec 03, 2019, 06:00 ET Cricket Wireless Introduces "12 Days of Cricket" to Bring Smiles and More to Deserving Families this Holiday Season

'Tis the season to spread holiday cheer, and Cricket Wireless has big plans to inspire smiles in cities across the country. Today, Cricket launches...


Nov 20, 2019, 10:16 ET Calling All New Customers: Bring Your Device to Cricket this Holiday for "Unlimited" Wireless Savings

Just in time for the holidays, Cricket Wireless is serving up our fastest unlimited speeds paired with the device you love—a potluck of sorts for new ...


Nov 20, 2019, 10:15 ET Cricket is the Go-To Carrier for Holiday Shopping with Unprecedented Lineup of Free Smartphones

Starting Friday, November 22 Cricket will offer the most free devices it's ever made available during the holiday season. Consumers who switch to...


Sep 20, 2019, 08:43 ET iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, and All New Dual Camera iPhone 11, Available at Cricket Stores, Online on Friday, September 20

Cricket Wireless announced that starting today customers can purchase the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max, a new pro line for iPhone, as well as...


Aug 15, 2019, 08:30 ET Twice as Nice: Cricket Wireless Earns Second J.D. Power Award in Two Straight Weeks

J.D. Power released its 2019 U.S. Wireless Purchase Experience Non-Contract Full-Service Study Volume 2, and Cricket Wireless, with 862 points,...


Aug 01, 2019, 08:38 ET Cricket Wireless Ranked #1 in J.D. Power Wireless Customer Care Non-Contract Full-Service Performance Study Volume 2

J.D. Power released its 2019 U.S. Wireless Customer Care Non-Contract Full-Service Study Volume 2, and Cricket Wireless, with 829 points, earned the...


Feb 01, 2019, 09:06 ET Cricket Wireless® Ranks #1 in J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Wireless Customer Care Non-Contract Full-Service Performance Study--Volume 1

Atlanta-based Cricket Wireless took home the top honor in the J.D. Power Award for Wireless Customer Care for the 2019 Volume 1 study for...


Jan 30, 2019, 11:30 ET Cricket Wireless Now Serving 10 Million Subscribers

Atlanta-based Cricket Wireless reached another major company milestone, growing the #CricketNation to more than 10 million subscribers. That's more...


Oct 29, 2018, 09:00 ET Cricket Wireless to Contribute $125,000 toward Atlanta Music Project Scholarships for Deserving Students

On Friday, Cricket made a $125,000 donation to the Atlanta Music Project (AMP). The gift will go toward giving 100 students full scholarships to...


Feb 26, 2018, 09:47 ET Cricket Wireless® and WWE® Are Sending One Lucky Fan to The Big Easy to See WrestleMania® 34 Live

Cricket Wireless, the exclusive wireless sponsor of WrestleMania for the third year in a row, is once again giving WWE fans a chance to experience...


Nov 30, 2017, 08:00 ET Get that Festive Family Feeling with 4 Lines of Unlimited Data for $100/Month from Cricket Wireless

The holiday festivities continue at Cricket Wireless. Starting tomorrow, December 1, get that holiday vibe for your tribe with 4 Cricket Unlimited 2...


Nov 17, 2017, 08:00 ET Put These Cricket Wireless Black Friday and Holiday Deals On Your List

The official kickoff to holiday shopping starts next week, but you don't have to wait until after Thanksgiving to get a smartphone for a steal....


Nov 14, 2017, 09:50 ET Cricket Wireless® Wants to Fly You to a VIP Concert Experience This Holiday Season!

'Tis the season of giving! Cricket Wireless is kicking off this holiday season with a Consumer Choice Sweepstakes to grant one lucky grand prize...


Nov 03, 2017, 09:30 ET Fall into Savings with More Data at Cricket Wireless

It's getting chilly outside, so let Cricket warm you up with more data, new rate plans and hot deals on our Unlimited plans! Starting November 5,...


Nov 01, 2017, 09:00 ET The Alcatel QUICKFLIP™ is Coming to Cricket Wireless, But It's Not Your Average Flip Phone

Are you budget conscious, seeking simplicity, or looking to buy your pre-teen their first mobile phone? The Alcatel QUICKFLIP™ is likely the device...


Oct 17, 2017, 10:00 ET Cricket Wireless Now Available in U.S. Military Exchanges

Cricket Wireless services can now be found in 122 military exchanges in U.S. based military bases. This includes 83 Army & Air Force Exchange Service ...


Oct 12, 2017, 11:05 ET Cricket Wireless Joins Shopko Shelves

Cricket Wireless is expanding its national retail presence by adding more than 200 Shopko locations across the Northern Midwest region. Wireless...


Oct 05, 2017, 13:00 ET El Alcatel IDOL 5, Exclusivamente en Cricket Wireless, Ofrece las Funciones Premium Que Tu Deseas por una Fracción del Precio de las Mejores Marcas de Hoy

¿Porque pagarías $800 o más por un smartphone premium con una cámara y sistema de sonido excelente, cuando puedes disfrutar esas funciones en un...


Sep 28, 2017, 16:00 ET The Alcatel IDOL 5, Exclusively from Cricket Wireless, Offers the Premium Features You Want at a Fraction of the Price of Today's Big Brand Smartphones

Why pay $800 or more for a premium smartphone with an excellent camera and sound system, when you can enjoy premium features in a smartphone that...


Sep 15, 2017, 11:24 ET Cricket Wireless® y House of Blues Celebran el Mes de la Herencia Hispana con la Oportunidad de ver a Carlos Santana en Vivo

Como patrocinador oficial de House of Blues Entertainment (HOBE), Cricket Wireless está ofreciendo a un afortunado ganador y a su invitado la...