April 30, 2017 1:04 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





Key Executives for Cricket Communications, LLC

Assistant Vice President of Finance
Chief Technology Officer, Executive Vice President and Director
Age: 66
Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President
Senior Vice President of Marketing and Senior Vice President of Customer Care
Age: 60
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Cricket Communications, LLC Key Developments

Cricket Communications, LLC Announces The LG X Power Smartphone

Cricket Communications, LLC announced that The LG X power smartphone boasts up to 2 full days of battery life and will be available in the U.S. at Cricket beginning August 26, 2016, for $159.99 plus tax, with activation of a smartphone plan. With its large, long-lasting 4,100 mAh battery and 5.3" HD screen, the LG X power gives heavy media users more power to do what they love with less worry. When it's time to refuel, Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 technology incorporated in the LG charger included with the LG X power lets recharge much faster than a standard charger. Take selfies in a snap with the LG X power by using a simple hand gesture, or by simply looking at the device with its Gesture Shot and Auto Shot features. The LG X power is available at cricketwireless.com and Cricket Wireless stores across the country, when activated on a Cricket smartphone plan. And for a limited time, those bringing their number to Cricket can get the LG X power for $129.99 plus tax, with activation. Unlimited text and talk plus data access plans start at $35/mo after $5/mo auto pay and are priced with monthly taxes and fees included. And no annual contracts.

Cricket Wireless Announces Executive Changes

Cricket Wireless announced that it is welcoming Tiffany Baehman as its new Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Tiffany brings more than 23 years of experience in consumer marketing, sales and operations. She is replacing Janna Ducich, who recently accepted a new position as Vice President and General Manager of AT&T Mobility for the New England region. Prior to joining Cricket, Tiffany served as vice president and general manager of AT&T Mobility & Consumer Markets for the greater Philadelphia region, leading wireless operations that included more than 650 points of retail distribution across the region.

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.

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