SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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 availability of Cricket Broadband at 450 select Best Buy stores in Cricket markets.
Beginning Sunday, March 28, Best Buy customers can select Cricket Broadband’s unique all-inclusive $50 monthly Internet service plan. This industry leading product includes all fees and telecom taxes and provides unlimited high-speed wireless Internet access without a signed contract, credit check or concern of overage fees. With unlimited broadband access users can email, surf and download from their PC or Mac desktops or laptops from home or on-the-go anywhere within Cricket Broadband's coverage areas. The Cricket A600 modem will be available as a self-activated grab-and-go offering for $69.99 with no activation fee. In addition, $50.00 top-up cards will also be available for this product at Best Buy. Cricket Broadband works well with Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7 plus Mac OS 10.3.9 and higher.
“Cricket is very pleased to expand our offerings in Best Buy to include Cricket Broadband at industry-leading value,” said Al Moschner, Cricket’s chief operating officer. “We believe our new Cricket Broadband product is reinventing how customers purchase broadband. More than 600 thousand Cricket customers are currently enjoying the benefits of unlimited high-speed Internet access with Cricket Broadband.”
Cricket is the pioneer of simple and affordable unlimited wireless services with no long-term commitments or credit checks required serving more than five 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 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.
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