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July 02, 2015 6:21 AM ET

Wireless Telecommunication Services

Company Overview of Cricket Communications, Inc.

Company Overview

Cricket Communications, LLC offers wireless services and cell phone plans in the United States. It offers talk, text and data, device line-up, and coverage services; and orders and activations, account management, apps and services, plans and features, and devices and accessories related services. The company sells cell phones and cell phone accessories through its stores; and online. It offers its services through a network of dealers. 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 1999





Key Executives for Cricket Communications, Inc.

Chief Technology Officer, Executive Vice President and Director
Age: 65
Senior Vice President of Marketing and Senior Vice President of Customer Care
Age: 59
Senior Vice President of Financial Operations & Strategy
Age: 57
Head of Public Relations and Communications
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Cricket Communications, Inc. Key Developments

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.

Cricket Wireless Products & Services Now Available on

Cricket Wireless announced that it is working with to make its devices, accessories and 4G LTE network available to even more consumers nationwide, starting with Cricket's new Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Universal SIM Card Activation Kit. Now available on Amazon for just $9.99, the Universal SIM Kit makes it even easier to switch to Cricket by letting customers enjoy free activation (online or via phone) of a new or existing device and phone number with a qualifying rate plan on Cricket's nationwide 4G LTE network. Available on Amazon with free two-day shipping with Amazon Prime, the Cricket BYOD Universal SIM Card kit includes everything mobile users need to take the guesswork out of activating their GSM device. The kit comes with easy-to-use activation instructions, a Nano SIM card, and two tray adaptors for Micro and Mini SIM cards. So no matter what size SIM card a customer's device requires, the Universal SIM has them covered. In addition to finding the new Cricket BYOD Universal SIM, customers on can also research and learn about Cricket service options. With plans starting at just $35 a month (after $5 auto pay credit) all in with taxes and fees included customers enjoy great value in the no annual contract wireless space powered by more 4G LTE coverage nationwide than Sprint, T-Mobile, Boost or Metro PCS.

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