Cricket Offering Bounty for Defectors from Other Carriers
Cricket Wireless today announced a new promotion that offers discounts on service and significantly reduced device prices for new customers who port their number in from another carrier. First, Cricket is offering all new customers $10 off its Muve Music monthly rate plans, dropping the rates to $45 and $55 per month. Second, Cricket is offering massive device subsidies for customers who port their number from a competing wireless carrier. Cricket is offering a switcher incentive rebate of up to $90.00, which is added to other instant rebates for significant savings. The ZTE Score, for example, is free after the combined rebates. It normally costs $149.99. The promotion will run for the remainder of the month.
Review: ZTE Blade X MAX for Cricket Wireless
ZTE's latest Android handset for Cricket Wireless is the monstrous Blade X Max. This beast of a smartphone offers a whopping 6-inch screen, all-day battery life, and a compelling software experience.
Cricket Wireless to Sell the ZTE Blade X Max On May 12 for $150
Cricket Wireless today added the ZTE Blade X Max to its roster of inexpensive Android smartphones, marking the debut of ZTE's Blade line with the prepaid carrier. The Blade X Max has a 6-inch full HD display and it is powered by a 1.4 GHz octa-core Snapdragon 435 processor with 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage.
Cricket Offers Discounted Phones to Switchers
Cricket Wireless is looking to entice people to switch to its network by offering discounts on a number of smartphones. Beginning January 22, consumers who port their number to Cricket can buy the Samsung Galaxy S6 for $399.99, a savings of $100 over the normal retail price.
Cricket Tempts Switchers with $100 Reward
Cricket Wireless today kicked off a promotions to entice consumers to port their number to Cricket. People who switch to Cricket between today and Dec.
We could see a pre-paid iPhone price war between Cricket and Virgin Mobile.
Sprint can't afford to get in a price war over a deeply discounted pre-paid iPhone but on the other hand, they also can't afford to lose a bunch of their VM customers.
They took on the Apple contract bc they were bleeding customers over no iPhone, now they are getting squeezed on their pre-paid side.
Damned if they do, damned if they don't.
Apple has totally changed the mobile industry.
Until the iPhoners quit frothing at the mouth, this is going to continue to be a stumbling block for all the carriers.