A little over two months after formally completing its acquisition of Cricket Wireless, AT&T today announced the launch of “the new Cricket Wireless.”
The new Cricket is a combination of the old Cricket brand and AT&T’s Aio Wireless prepaid subsidiary. Launching with a fresh Cricket logo and an Aio-like website, the new ... Read More »
Announced through a series of press releases today, Leap Wireless (parent company of Cricket) will be taking the Cricket name nationwide.
Currently available in 35 states, with some 5.7 million customers under their belt, Cricket phones and service plans will soon be available in new markets starting September 25. The expansion comes from the help ... Read More »
PCMag came out with their second annual internet connection speed test yesterday. This year, the folks at PCMag set their sights on mobile networks, setting out on a 21-city cross-country road trip in hopes of crowning a mobile internet speed champion.
As expected, Verizon’s implementation of a nationwide LTE network in late 2010/early 2011 propelled ... Read More »
Now that T-Mobile is going away, I wanted to focus on some of the value carriers that are beginning to embrace Android. Cricket Wireless started offering their first Android phone last August and soon their lineup will grow to five handsets. This bargain carrier operates the seventh largest network in the US with coverage ... Read More »
Cricket Wireless’s first Android phone, the Kyocera Zio, was one of the cheapest models around when it launched earlier this year (at $249) and the low-cost carrier just announced a new phone that lowers the entry point.
The Huawei Ascend (which I belive is the U8230) is an entry-level Android 2.1 phone ... Read More »
If you want to experience Android but can’t afford a high-end phone and their expensive data plans, then the Cricket Zio may be the device for you. This entry-level Android phone is selling for only $229 online and comes with a $55 per month unlimited everything plan.
The Zio is an mid-range Android phone and ... Read More »
Cricket Wireless just put up the pre-sale page for their first Android phone, the Kyocera Zio, and our sources tell us the device will go on sale August 15 with a special $55 unlimited rate plan.
The Zio is an entry-level Android phone and it features a 3.5-inch WVGA display, 600 MHz ... Read More »
The Kyocera Zio will debut on Cricket later this summer.
A $200 Android phone paired with a $35 monthly rate plan?
Leap Wireless planning to offer smartphone phones with Google’s Android platform.