Cricket Expands Service Footprint, Retools Calling Plans
Today Cricket Wireless announced two new large swaths of the U.S. that can access its services. The mid-Atlantic region spans from New York City to Richmond, Va. The southwest area now blankets parts of Arizona, Southern California, Nevada, Utah and Colorado. Cricket also announced some changes to its calling plans. Cricket's $40 monthly plan includes unlimited voice, long distance, domestic and international text and picture messaging, and nationwide coverage. New features include unlimited Web and unlimited 411. Cricket's $45 monthly plan adds unlimited email, unlimited data backup and 30 roaming minutes per month. Cricket's $55 monthly plan adds an additional 200 roaming minutes per month. The new plans will be available starting August 4. Cricket's pre-paid competitor, MetroPCS, recently altered its calling plans, too.
Cricket Expands Calling Plans to Central, South America
Cricket Wireless today made more calling and messaging add-on plans available to a greater number of countries throughout Central and South America. For $10 per month, Cricket customers can add Columbia, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic to their plan.
Cricket Dials In Unlimited Calling to Canada
Cricket Wireless today upgraded its $50 and $60 monthly plans to include unlimited international calling and messaging to Canada. Customers won't have to take any steps to activate the feature, Cricket is doing so automatically for all new and existing subscribers.
Cricket Follows AT&T's Lead with Unlimited Calls to Mexico
Cricket Wireless today announced that all customers on its $50 and $60 plans can now make unlimited calls to Mexico. Cricket's subscribers can call landlines and mobile phones at no extra charge, though Cricket said calls to special or premium services may be blocked.
Cricket Adds Data Roaming In Canada and Mexico
Cricket today expanded its international options to include data roaming in Canada and Mexico at no extra charge. Customers who subscribe to Cricket's Smart and Pro plans, $50 and $60 per month, respectively, can use their rate plan data when traveling throughout North America.
Cricket Adds Calling and Messaging From Canada and Mexico
Cricket Wireless today improved its international offering by adding the ability to make calls and send text messages from Canada and Mexico to the U.S. The change means Cricket customers who travel to Canada and Mexico will be able to stay in touch with family and friends in the U.S.
I give them 2 years to merge with Metro PCS