Cricket Wireless
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Cricket Wireless Cell Phone Plans

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Cricket Wireless Starter

Network Used: AT&T

2 GB
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Cricket Wireless Basic

Network Used: AT&T

5 GB
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Cricket Wireless Unlimited 2

Network Used: AT&T

Unlimited GB
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Cricket Wireless Unlimited

Network Used: AT&T

Unlimited GB


Company Highlights

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Year Founded: 1999
Networks Used: AT&T
Support For BYOD: Yes
Sells Phones: Yes
All Taxes And Fees Included In Price? Yes

Contact Information

Phone Number: 1-800-(274-2538)

Cricket Wireless LLC
575 Morosgo Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30324

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Things To Know About Cricket Wireless

Cricket Wireless was founded in the year 1999 by Leap Wireless.  The company was initially an independent CDMA wireless network that had a partnership with Sprint.  Sprint’s network was used by Cricket to provide domestic roaming for its customers. In July of 2013 Cricket Wireless was purchased by AT&T for the sum of $1.2 billion, and consequently it is now an MVNO that operates on AT&T’s network.

Unlike other AT&T MVNO’s, Cricket Wireless has its download speeds limited to 8 Mbps. There are no limits on upload speeds.

See also: Cricket Wireless FAQ’s

Porting Out From Cricket Wireless

You need your account number which is found when you login to your Cricket Wireless dashboard. You also need to know your pin number which you setup when you created your account. If you do not know it, you need to contact Cricket Wireless.

Cricket Wireless Unlock Policy

Cricket Wireless will unlock your phone for you free of charge if any of the following conditions have been met:

  1. The phone you want to unlock has been active on Cricket for at least 6 months
  2. The phone has not been reported lost or stolen, and is not associated with any fraudulent activity

If you meet any of the above requirements you can simply call Cricket at 1-800-(274-2538) to request a device unlock code. You may also get an unlock code by chatting online with a support specialist or by visiting your local store.

Military personnel can be excluded from the 6 month service obligation provided that they provide proof of deployment to Cricket Wireless.


Yes. All taxes and fees are included in the prices shown.

Cricket Wireless runs on AT&T’s network and thus uses AT&T’s towers.

Yes. As long as your phone supports AT&T’s network, it will work with Cricket.

No. You must keep your phone active with Cricket for 6 months before they will unlock it.

Yes. All of Cricket Wireless’s data containing plans include unlimited data. However, unless you are on the Unlimited LTE plan, once your plans high speed data is used up, your speeds will be slowed to 128 kbps or less.


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Really OLD price info on plans?

Cricket was forced to keep up with H2O which did the same prices a few months ago which is…
H2O state on their site $40 (10% off for autopay,) plan is 8GB and also other plans ie $50 plan is 12GB NOW (with the autopay 10% Off.!
So now Cricket is coping the prices and more will be forced down if they want to stay “in the race” into our customer-ships”
A little updating would get more provider signups?

Love this site………….. when it is updated or not!