BestMVNO may earn a commission if you click on a link leading to another website. Learn More

Cricket Wireless News

Cricket Wireless $50 Switcher Account Credit Offer

Switch To Cricket Online Get A $50 Account Credit, Switch In-Store Get A Free iPhone 7

Joe Paonessa - Oct 1, 2020
The calendar has turned to October, and Cricket Wireless has some new and updated deals out. The iPhone 7 is now free in-stores while the iPhone 8 can now be picked up online for $49.99. The iPhone SE continues to be available for $249.99 although interested parties may find a
Read More

Cricket Wireless Has New TV Commercials Advertising 5G Network Launch And A 5G Device Without A Price Tag

Cricket’s First 5G TV Commercials Launched With 5G Phone Price Notably Absent From Mention

Joe Paonessa - Sep 1, 2020
Back on August 21st, Cricket Wireless officially launched 5G network access. Just days later, analysts at Wave7 Research spotted the first Cricket Wireless TV ads touting the new 5G network. Cricket has two new TV ads out that are airing nationally. Both ads make mention and show a picture of
Read More

Cricket Wireless Updates End Of Summer Savings Deals

Cricket’s “End Of Summer Savings” Deal Updates Are A Step Back, iPhone 7 Price Increased To $49.99

Joe Paonessa - Aug 29, 2020
Cricket Wireless has updated its “End Of Summer Savings” phone deals. The last major update was at the end of July when the iPhone 7 was made free to switchers. The updated deals out now are a step backward for several devices like the iPhone 7 and iPhone SE. Those
Read More

5G Network Access Is Now Available With Cricket Wireless

Cricket Wireless Launches 5G And 5G+ Networks Alongside Updated Data Only Plans

Joe Paonessa - Aug 21, 2020
In late July, AT&T announced that it turned on its 5G network nationwide. Also contained in the announcement was a blurb stating that the network would become available to Cricket Wireless customers on August 21. AT&T owns Cricket Wireless. Now that August 21 is here, the network is indeed available
Read More

Cricket's Latest "Hot Deals" Include Free iPhone 7 Offer

Cricket Wireless’s Latest Deals Include A Free iPhone 7

Joe Paonessa - Jul 31, 2020
Last week, Cricket Wireless refreshed some of its phone deals and launched the Samsung Galaxy A11. Today, July 24, 2020, there has been another deal refresh highlighted by some new iPhone offers including a free iPhone 7 deal for switchers. Let’s take a closer look at what the provider is
Read More

Cricket Wireless End Of Summer 2020 Savings Promos

Cricket Wireless Announces 5G Launch Date, Samsung Galaxy A11, And Updated Plans & Deals

Joe Paonessa - Jul 24, 2020
Cricket Wireless now has a launch date for 5G wireless. On August 21st, subscribers will be able to activate 5G service on the network. Cricket’s first 5G device to become available for purchase will be the Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G. Pricing and a release date for the phone have yet
Read More

Cricket Wireless Has A New Bill Credit Promotion At Target (Photo Via Wave7 Research)

Cricket Wireless Customers Can Save $60 Via Bill Credits By Purchasing A SIM At Target

Joe Paonessa - Jul 2, 2020
Cricket Wireless has been very busy over the last several weeks with new phone launches and promos. A recent report from Wave7 Research noted another new offer from Cricket, this one restricted to national retail. Customers that purchase a Cricket Wireless SIM kit at Target and activate a new line
Read More

Cricket Wireless Launches New Phones And Phone Promos

LG Stylo 6 And Nokia C5 Endi Launch On Cricket Wireless, Plus Updated Phone Deals

Joe Paonessa - Jun 6, 2020
Cricket Wireless has been busy over the past week launching a series of new devices. On May 29, the Samsung Galaxy A01 ($109.99) and Nokia C2 Tava ($102.99) were launched. A YouTube video unboxing of Cricket’s Nokia C2 Tava is already available. Two other devices were just launched on June
Read More

Cricket Wireless Is Discontinuing $15 Plan For Grandfathered Customers

Cricket Wireless’s & AT&T Prepaid’s Grandfathered $15 Plans Are Going Away, Here Are Some Alternatives

Joe Paonessa - May 29, 2020
At the end of March, Cricket Wireless released a $15 phone plan to help those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The plan included unlimited everything with the first 2GB of data each month at high-speeds before throttling to 2G data speeds. High-speeds were defined as a maximum of 8Mbps. The
Read More

Spring Into BIG Savings With New Promos From Cricket Wireless

Cricket Wireless Launches “Spring Into BIG Savings” Promo Featuring $19.99 Samsung Galaxy A10e

Joe Paonessa - Apr 20, 2020
Cricket Wireless has updated its phone promos again. The last update was about 3 weeks ago. There are now several new promos available with the featured offers being for switchers. Customers who port into Cricket’s $60 unlimited plan can pick up a free LG Harmony 3, a $19.99 Samsung Galaxy
Read More

Cricket Wireless Has Updated Promos For March 2020

Cricket Wireless Updates Phone Promos Provides All Details About $15 2GB Plan

Joe Paonessa - Mar 27, 2020
Cricket Wireless updated its phone promos today and provided more details about the $15 2GB unlimited plan they announced yesterday.  Besides unlimited talk, text and data with the first 2GB of data at high-speed each month, it was revealed that the plan will come with data speed limits.  Like a
Read More

AT&T Prepaid And Cricket Wireless Offer $15 Phone Plan

AT&T Is The First To Respond To T-Mobile With A 2GB $15/Month Plan

Joe Paonessa - Mar 26, 2020
Yesterday, T-Mobile officially launched a prepaid plan with unlimited talk and text and 2GB of hard capped data for $15/month.  A similar plan is being temporarily offered on Metro-By-T-Mobile as well.  Today, AT&T has responded with offers of its own.  Starting on March 27th, AT&T Prepaid will offer an unlimited
Read More

Metro by T-Mobile Dealers Have Reduced Hours Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Most Prepaid Carrier Brand Stores Remain Open Amid Coronavirus Fears

Joe Paonessa - Mar 24, 2020
According to a recent survey by Wave7 Research, most carrier prepaid and dealer stores have remained open as nationwide worry over the spread of the COVID-19 virus continues.  Although a majority remain open, many do have reduced hours and different markets and brands are handling the situation with varied responses. 
Read More

Save $10/Month On Cricket Unlimited Plan With Purchase Of Unlocked Phone At Best Buy

Buy Unlocked Phone At Best Buy Get $10/Month Off A Cricket Wireless Unlimited Plan For 12 Months

Joe Paonessa - Feb 17, 2020
Best Buy is currently offering $10/month off for 12 months on a Cricket Wireless unlimited plan with the purchase of an unlocked phone.  Also available, customers can save $10/month in bill credits with the purchase of two new Cricket Wireless Samsung Galaxy A10e’s or Alcatel Onyx phones and activation on
Read More

Cricket Wireless Announces Biggest Phone Sale Ever

Cricket Wireless Announces Biggest Phone Sale Ever, Featuring 12 Free Phones, And New Data Only Plans

Joe Paonessa - Feb 13, 2020
Cricket Wireless has some new deals launching tomorrow, February 14th.  New customers will have the option to pick up one of 12 free Android devices or to get a discount on one of several different iPhone models.  Cricket is marketing the new sale as being a BFD or Bing Friendly
Read More