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Cricket Wireless news, deals, plans and pricing analysis

Cricket Wireless Plans

Plan Name/Special Features Talk Text Data Price
Cricket Wireless Announces Galaxy S7 Support

Data Starter

Special Features: LTE download speeds limited to 8 Mbps
Mobile Hotspot: No
unlimited unlimited 1 GB

$30.00


Cricket Wireless Announces Galaxy S7 Support

Unlimited

Special Features: LTE download speeds limited to 8 Mbps, Talk, text and data roaming while in Mexico and Canada, Unlimited international texting, price with auto pay, $60 without
Mobile Hotspot: No
unlimited unlimited Unlimited

$55.00


Cricket Wireless Announces Galaxy S7 Support

Basic

Special Features: LTE download speeds limited to 8 Mbps
Mobile Hotspot: No
unlimited unlimited 2.5 GB

$35.00


Cricket Wireless Announces Galaxy S7 Support

Smart

Special Features: LTE download speeds limited to 8 Mbps, Talk, text and data roaming while in Mexico and Canada, Unlimited international texting
Mobile Hotspot: No
unlimited unlimited 5 GB

$45.00


Cricket Wireless Announces Galaxy S7 Support

Pro

Special Features: LTE download speeds limited to 8 Mbps, Talk, text and data roaming while in Mexico and Canada, Unlimited international texting
Mobile Hotspot: No
unlimited unlimited 10 GB

$55.00


Cricket Wireless Deals

Deals

Switch To Cricket And Get A $50 Bill Credit

Cricket Wireless Lowers Price Of Unlimited Data Plan, Offers $50 Bill Credit For Port Ins

Cricket Wireless just lowered the price of its unlimited data plan from $70/month to $60/month with taxes and fees included.  If you enable autopay on your account you can get the plan for $55/month,...
AT&T Cricket Wireless DirecTV NOW

Cricket Wireless Now Offers DIRECTV NOW

Just the other day, AT&T announced some new ways to stream premium video, with the main focus being on its DIRECTV platform and a service called DIRECTV NOW. DIRECTV NOW will put satellite TV service on...
Cricket Wireless Monthly Rate Plans With Promotional Offering

Cricket Wireless Increases Amount Of Data Included With $50 Plan By 60%

Starting on Friday October 28th, Cricket Wireless will for a limited time increase the amount of data included with its $50 plan by 3 GB.  This means that the plan will include 8 GB...
Cricket Wireless $1 SIM Card Sale At Best Buy

Get A Cricket Wireless SIM Card For $1

Updated: Best Buy (and now Amazon) are currently rolling back the price of a Cricket Wireless SIM card.  For a limited time you can pick one up for $1.00 instead of the regular price...
Cricket Wireless 30 dollar 1gb data plan

Cricket Wireless Adds New Plan To Lineup 1 GB Data For $30

According to a Cricket Wireless dealer, Cricket Wireless is set to launch a new cell phone plan on 9/9/2016.  The new plan will feature unlimited talk, text and data with the first 1 GB at high...

About

Cricket Wireless was founded in the year 1999 by Leap Wireless, and was later purchased by AT&T in July of 2013.

The company was initially an independent CDMA network that had a partnership with Sprint.  Sprint’s network was used by Cricket to provide domestic roaming its customers.

Cricket Wireless FAQ

Do Cricket Wireless plans include taxes and fees?

Yes

 

What is Cricket Wireless's customer service number?

1-800-CRICKET (274-2538)

Does Cricket Wireless offer any pay in advance plan discounts?

Yes.  All plans except the $30 plan can get a $5 autopay discount.  Family plans do not include autopay discounts, but have their own rates.

 

Does Cricket Wireless offer group or family plan discounts?

Yes!

Cricket Wireless Group Plan Discounts
Summary of Cricket Wireless Group Plan Discounts

Get 2 lines, and line 2 get $10 off.  Get 3 lines, and line 2 gets $10 off, while line line 3 gets $20 off.  Get 4 lines, and line 4 gets $30 off, while lines 2, and 3 keep their discounts.  Get 5 lines, and line 5 gets $40 off, while lines 2-4 get to keep their discounts.  In all, you can save up to $100 for a family of 5.

How long until I can unlock my Cricket Wireless phone?

Your phone must be active with an unlimited plan before it can be unlocked.  You can receive an unlock code from Cricket by calling them on the phone or chatting online.  You will need to have a SIM card available for another provider, like T-Mobile that you must insert into your phone before you can unlock it.

Where can I get a Cricket Wireless SIM Card?

You can frequently find them at a nice discount from Amazon or Walmart.  Cricket Wireless regularly sells them for $9.99.

Does Cricket Wireless support BYOD?

Is your device paid off in full and not under contract?  Is it compatible with AT&T or an unlocked GSM device?  If you can answer yes to each of those questions, then good news!  Your phone will work with Cricket Wireless.

What network does Cricket Wireless use?

AT&T

Is International roaming available?

Yes.  On plans $45 ($40 with auto pay) and above talk, text, and data roaming in Mexico and Canada is included.  Domestic roaming is not included.

How fast is the network?

LTE speeds on Cricket are limited to 8 Mbps download, while upload speeds are the same as AT&T’s.

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