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February 08, 2016 2:57 PM ET

Wireless Telecommunication Services

Company Overview of Cricket Communications, LLC

Company Overview

Cricket Communications, LLC is a wireless/cell phone company. The company offers prepaid phones and plans. It offers its solutions through company owned retail stores and dealers in the United States. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in San Diego, California. Cricket Communications, LLC operates as a subsidiary of Leap Wireless International Inc.

5887 Copley Drive

San Diego, CA 92111

United States

Founded in 1998

Phone:

858-882-6000

Fax:

858-587-2648

Key Executives for Cricket Communications, LLC

President
Assistant Vice President of Finance
Chief Technology Officer, Executive Vice President and Director
Age: 65
Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President
Senior Vice President of Marketing and Senior Vice President of Customer Care
Age: 59
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Cricket Communications, LLC Key Developments

Cricket Wireless Appoints John Dwyer as New President

Cricket Wireless announced that John Dwyer as the new leader of the Cricket premium no annual contract brand. As Cricket President, Dwyer will oversee the company's day-to-day operations and long-term planning, strategy and execution to drive continued growth and profitability. Dwyer joins a world-class team responsible for redefining the no annual contract wireless experience at more than 9,000 points of distribution nationally, and maximizing customer satisfaction across all consumer channels. Prior to joining Cricket, Dwyer was responsible for trailblazing the customer experience for AT&T Mobile and Business Solutions, energizing retail sales operations, ensuring marketing effectiveness, and innovating customer care. Dwyer replaces Jennifer Van Buskirk, who has been named President of AT&T's Northeast Region.

Cricket Wireless Offers the New Samsung Galaxy S 6 for as Little as $19.99 Initial Phone Payment

Cricket Wireless announced the new Samsung Galaxy S® 6 will be available in its stores and its website, beginning April 24. This amazing smartphone retails for $649.99, customers can get the Galaxy S 6 for $19.99 initial phone payment, with approved credit, and a smartphone plan. Alternatively, customers can take advantage of Cricket's 90 days same-as-cash payment option after a $49.99 initial payment, and no credit check.

Cricket Wireless Offers the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime™

Cricket offers the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime™, an elegant 4G LTE smartphone that boasts a large 5" qHD screen, lightning fast quad-core processor, and 'selfie' inspiring 5-megapixel front facing wide-angle camera lens for $179.99, making this premium brand smartphone accessible for almost every budget. The Grand Prime comes loaded with features and high-end components for the social media aficionado to the small business owner, and almost everyone in between. Grand Prime's 8 megapixel rear-facing camera and wide-angle front-facing 5 megapixel camera turns 'selfies' and 'groupies' into crisp, high definition framers, and videos into full HD keepers. The 5" qHD screen, quad-core processor and large 2,600 mAh battery means gamers can play faster and media lovers can stream their content longer. Android's KitKat 4.4 operating system means enhanced performance and greater productivity. For a limited time, Cricket is also offering customers who switch from T-Mobile, Metro-PCS, Sprint, Boost, and others 1 free month of service after completing two months of service. This applies to customers who select the $50 or $60 monthly rate plan. Cricket has more 4G LTE coverage nationwide than T-Mobile, Metro-PCS, Sprint or Boost.

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