Cricket Kicks Off Holiday Season Early with Launch of MOTO VE240

~Stylish Candybar Handset Packed with State-of-the-Art Features to Make the Most of Crickets Unlimited Services~

SAN DIEGO--()--With the holiday shopping season quickly approaching, Cricket Communications, Inc., a leading provider of unlimited wireless services and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leap Wireless International, Inc. (NASDAQ:LEAP), today announced the MOTO VE240 will be available tomorrow at Cricket retail stores in Tulsa, Okla., and will be available soon in all Cricket markets nationwide. Cricket is the first carrier to launch the MOTO VE240, an inexpensive, ultra-sleek candybar phone with a wealth of features such as an MP3 Player with dedicated music keys, Stereo Bluetooth® and advanced speech recognition, removable microSD memory card slot supporting up to 4GB optional memory cards, and music-enabled connectivity via USB 2.0FS.

The MOTO VE240 is a phone that will help customers discover the wide range of our unlimited services and experience Crickets value innovation, said Jeff Toig, vice president, product marketing for Cricket. The phone is a slick, stylish fashion statement for our customers that will allow them to access the music and features they crave. Coupled with our unlimited wireless service plans, the new VE240 is a great gift for all ages.

The phone also features Mobile Web, Cricket Games & Apps, text and picture messaging, predictive text input, speakerphone, and 2.5-mm stereo headset jack. The phone measures 112 x 47 x 14.5 mm and the main display is 1.5 inches with 128 x 128 65K Color CSTN.

The VE240 is immediately available at Cricket retail stores in Tulsa, and will be available soon in all Cricket markets with a retail price of $89.99 after $30.00 Instant Rebate. For more information, please visit a local Cricket retail location, or online visit www.mycricket.com or http://www.motorola.com/us/.

About Cricket

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 devices and feature-rich mobile applications such as unlimited text, instant and picture messaging, Mobile Web, popular games, ringtones 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.

Leap is a U.S. registered trademark and the Leap logo is a trademark of Leap. Cricket, Jump, the Cricket K and Flex Bucket are U.S. registered trademarks of Cricket. In addition, the following are trademarks or service marks of Cricket: Cricket By Week, Cricket Choice, Cricket Connect, Cricket Nation and Cricket PAYGo. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Contacts

Cricket Communications, Inc.
Greg Lund, Media Relations
858-882-9105
glund@cricketcommunications.com
or
Bock Communications, Inc.
Jessica Levy, 714-292-2990
cricket@bockpr.com

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Contacts

Cricket Communications, Inc.
Greg Lund, Media Relations
858-882-9105
glund@cricketcommunications.com
or
Bock Communications, Inc.
Jessica Levy, 714-292-2990
cricket@bockpr.com