Cricket Wireless Enlists In Military Exchanges
Cricket Wirelss today said it has expanded its retail footprint to 122 post exchanges on U.S. military bases. This includes 83 Army and Air Force bases, 14 Marine exchanges, and 26 Navy exchanges. Servicemen and servicewomen will be able to purchase Cricket Wireless handsets, including the Risio 2, CoolPad, HTC Desire 550, and Sol 2, at their local exchange and enroll in Cricket’s low-cost, prepaid wireless service. Post exchanges will also offer SIM cards for bring-your-own customers.
Review: Coolpad Canvas for Cricket Wireless
The Canvas from Coolpad is one of the least expensive handsets in Cricket's lineup of Android smartphone. It boasts a large display, 8-megapixel camera, and Snapdragon processor.
Coolpad Expands Unlocked Lineup with the Splatter
Coolpad today launched the Splatter, a $140 unlocked Android phone available from Amazon.com. It's the company's second unlocked phone for the U.S.; the first was the Conjr.
AT&T, T-Mo, Verizon to Allow Note7 Replacement Exchanges, Too
AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless followed Sprint's lead today and said customers who have a replacement Samsung Galaxy Note7 can exchange the phone for any other sold in carrier stores. T-Mobile specified that any customer can return any phone within the initial 14-day trial period, and that includes both replacement and new Note7 handsets.
Cricket Wireless Lands the HTC Desire 555
Cricket Wireless recently added the HTC Desire 555 to its lineup of affordable Android smartphones. The 555 is a variant of the Desire 530.