SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Please insert "Music" after the word "Unlimited" in the subheadline.
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CRICKET EXPANDS AVAILABILITY OF MUVE MUSIC TO 13 NEW MARKETS NATIONWIDE
~ Customers Download Unlimited Music over Cricket’s 3G Network to Samsung Suede™ Mobile Phone and Listen as They Go ~
Cricket Communications Inc., a leading provider of innovative and value-driven wireless services and a wholly owned subsidiary of Leap Wireless International, Inc. (NASDAQ:LEAP), today announced the availability of Muve Music in 13 additional markets across the country including Baltimore, MD; Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL.; Memphis, Nashville and Knoxville, TN.; Milwaukee and Madison, WI.; Phoenix and Tucson, AZ.; San Diego, CA; Washington, DC and Wichita, KS. Beginning today, customers in these markets can purchase the Muve Music unlimited wireless rate plan along with the new Samsung Suede (SCH-r710) mobile phone.
Muve Music, the first music experience designed specifically for the mobile phone, was recently named a finalist in the CNET International Consumer Electronics Show Best of Show awards. With Muve Music, there are no download fees and no monthly music subscriptions. Customers’ data plans will not be impacted by streaming music over the wireless network and customers won’t be required to use a credit card to purchase music. Unlimited Muve Music is included in the flat rate monthly wireless service plan.
“Since Muve Music launched in Las Vegas last month, we’ve seen excitement from customers who want a simple, cost-effective way to listen to music on the go. Bringing Muve Music to additional markets is another step in making a unique mobile music experience available to customers,” said Doug Hutcheson, president and chief executive officer of Cricket Communications. “Our robust music catalogue continues to grow, providing an even more exciting experience since customers can download all the music they want as part of their $55 monthly plan.”
Muve Music has a comprehensive catalog of music content which includes the entire catalogs from the four major record labels: Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment and EMI Music and now includes music from independent label IODA.
The Muve Music Rate Plan
For just $55 per month, Muve Music customers will get the following features on Cricket’s nationwide 3G network:
- Unlimited nationwide calling
- Unlimited nationwide text, picture & video messaging
- Unlimited global text messaging
- Unlimited 3G mobile Web
- Unlimited email
- Unlimited data back up
- Unlimited video
And for the first time anywhere in the U.S.
- Unlimited full track downloads
- Unlimited ringtones
- Unlimited ringback tones
How to Get Muve Music on the Samsung Suede
Muve Music is available at select Cricket company-owned stores and at www.mycricket.com, as well as through select partner retail outlets. The Cricket Muve Music wireless unlimited plan is $55 per month. The Samsung Suede has an M.S.R.P. of $199 but will be available for a limited time in new launch markets for $99 after in-store and mail-in rebates. Additional accessories are available for purchase including premium headphones, an audio jack and Bluetooth adapter to connect to home and car stereos, either wired or wirelessly.
Cricket is the pioneer of simple and affordable unlimited wireless services with no long-term commitments or credit checks required serving more than 5 million customers in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Cricket offers wireless voice and broadband Internet services over the latest technology, high-quality, all-digital 3G CDMA2000 1X and 1xEV-DO wireless network. Cricket’s nationwide wireless voice service plans include unlimited anytime minutes, unlimited U.S. long distance, unlimited text and picture messaging, unlimited text to Mexico, unlimited Mobile Web, unlimited directory assistance, as well as a variety of calling features and feature-rich mobile applications such as popular games, ringtones and wallpapers. Cricket Broadband provides unlimited Internet access anywhere within Cricket’s coverage areas at speeds comparable to DSL. For more information on Cricket, visit www.mycricket.com. Cricket is offered by Leap Wireless International, Inc., headquartered in San Diego, Calif. For more information on Leap, visit www.leapwireless.com.