Cricket Debuts Nationwide Coverage in All 50 States
Today Cricket Wireless announced a new, nationwide expansion of its calling services. Cricket has struck a new roaming agreement with Sprint that dramatically improves the footprint of its network. Before today's expansion, Cricket covered 195 million pops. After today, it reaches 270 million people. The expansion allows people to use voice and texting services in those new areas as if the were in their home region. Cricket told Phone Scoop that Cricket devices and services will continue to be available only in markets where Cricket provides its own coverage, and there will be no 3G data roaming. The expansion is for voice and SMS/MMS only. In addition to the new footprint, Cricket also revamped its calling plans. For $30 per month users can get basic unlimited calling across the new roaming region. For $40 per month, users get voicemail, call forwarding, nationwide SMS/MMS messaging and mobile web. For $50 per month users have all the previously mentioned features and add mobile email, international texting, data back-up and navigation. Finally, for $60 per month, users will also get unlimited mobile video and other mobile entertainment features. Unlimited texting to Mexico is available as an add-on for 15 per month.
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 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 Adds More Countries to International Calling Plans
Cricket Wireless today gave its customers more reason to call friends and family living overseas. First, Cricket added Brazil, Singapore, and Nigeria to the list of countries in its Cricket International add-on.
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.
They still suck regardless
Cricket - now in all 50 states!
Way to catch up, Cricket.