Cricket Communications, Inc, a leading provider of unlimited wireless services, today launched service in the greater Oklahoma City area, including Edmond, Guthrie, Norman and Shawnee, as well along Interstate 44 connecting with Cricket’s existing Tulsa service area to create one large Oklahoma calling area.
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OKLAHOMA CITY – April 8, 2008 – Wireless service with freedom from contracts, counting minutes and credit checks with one, low, flat monthly rate is available today in Oklahoma City. Cricket Communications, Inc, a leading provider of unlimited wireless services, today launched service in the greater Oklahoma City area, including Edmond, Guthrie, Norman and Shawnee, as well along Interstate 44 connecting with Cricket’s existing Tulsa service area to create one large Oklahoma calling area.
Cricket rate plans range from $35 to $60 a month, and include unlimited anytime minutes, unlimited U.S. long distance, unlimited text and picture messaging, unlimited Mobile Web, unlimited international text, unlimited directory assistance, nationwide roaming minutes and more.
“We are pleased to offer Oklahoma City a new option for comprehensive, unlimited wireless communications, at a lower cost than any other carrier,” said Jeff Rogers, district director for Cricket in Oklahoma City. “The ability to communicate freely with family and friends should not be considered a privilege. We have removed credit checks and long-term contracts from the equation, simplifying the process to make wireless communications a reality for a much wider population.”
Cricket service is now available through five Cricket retail stores in Oklahoma City: 7301 S. Western Ave. (Westernview Plaza); 2505 S.W. 29th St. (Windsor Hills), 4605 N.W. 23rd St. (N.W. 23rd & Meridian); 2900 N. Classen Blvd. (Lotus Square); and 232 S. Air Depot Rd. in Midwest City. Cricket products and services can also be purchased at 58 voice and wireless internet indirect stores, and five wireless Internet-only stores, in the Greater Oklahoma City area, and online at www.mycricket.com .
“Cricket is pleased to join the thriving Oklahoma City business community, and looks forward to serving as an actively involved, responsible corporate citizen,” said Brett Parker, area general manager for Cricket.
Cricket Expands Wireless Internet Service to OKC
In addition to unlimited mobile phone services, Cricket is also offering Cricket Wireless Internet Service, allowing customers unlimited internet access anywhere in Cricket’s coverage areas. The UTStarcom UM100C tri-band USB modem is available for $99 with a combination of instant and mail-in rebates, and the Cricket monthly broadband service plan is just $35 per month for customers who also have Cricket’s low-cost unlimited voice plans, and $40 per month as a stand-alone service.
Cricket is a simple, affordable wireless service offering consumers and local businesses a flat-rate unlimited service over the latest technology, high-quality, all-digital CDMA2000 1X and 1xEV-DO wireless network. Designed for customers whose basic and advanced wireless needs have not been met by traditional communications companies, Cricket is the pioneer of unlimited services with no long-term commitments or credit checks required. Cricket offers customers access to a variety of the latest devises and feature-rich mobile applications such as unlimited text, instant and picture messaging, Mobile Web, popular games, ringbones and wallpapers. For more information on Cricket, visit www.mycricket.com. Cricket services are offered by Leap Wireless International, Inc., headquartered in San Diego, Calif. For more information on Leap, visit www.leapwireless.com.
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Courtney Prato, Media Relations