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Smartphones and Fashion: Cricket Wireless Puts Design on Demand with Debut of New 4G LTE Moto G
Nationwide 4G LTE network delivers ultra-fast functionality for fashionable consumers

ATLANTA, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time to help style conscious consumers discover and share the hottest fall fashions, Cricket Wireless debuts its newest 4G LTE device, the newest Motorola Moto G, now with LTE and an expandable memory card slot.  At $149.99 with activation of one of our popular smartphone plans, the Moto G delivers fashion and affordability in a single device and will be available starting September 19 in stores and online.

Smartphones and Fashion: Cricket Wireless Puts Design on Demand with Debut of New 4G LTE Moto G

Today, design-on-demand is trending among consumers who are shopping and sharing the latest styles and deals from their smartphone. This fall, Cricket is answering the call by giving its customers the hottest deals and newest devices with ultra-fast functionality on our reliable 4G LTE nationwide network that covers more than 300 million people –that's more 4G LTE coverage than T-Mobile, Sprint, Boost, and Metro PCS.

"From the newly introduced Moto G LTE to unlimited plans starting as low as $35 after $5 Auto Pay credit with taxes and fees included, Cricket brings affordability to consumers who value technology and fashion," said Andy Smoak, head of product for Cricket Wireless. "Cricket customers will appreciate faster connectivity with Moto G and savings from one of the best values in no-annual contract wireless service."

Moto G LTE offers great value, performance and the latest in Android™ technology. With its brilliant, scratch-resistant HD display, all-day battery life*, incredible 4G LTE speeds, blazing fast 1.2 GHz quad-core processor and stylish looks, the Moto G is a great smartphone for value seekers who desire the latest technology, but still want money in their pocket to help their transition from summer to fall fashion. Notable features of the phone are:

  • Sharp HD Display, 4.5" with Corning® Gorilla® Glass for added protection
  • Liquid resistant technology to help protect against everyday mishaps
  • Performance and browsing is enhanced with quad core processing power and fast 4G LTE speeds
  • Dual cameras (5 MP rear with LED flash and 1.3 MP front) for photos and HD video recording
  • The best of Google with the newest Android OS 4.4.4, KitKat®
  • Motorola Grip Shells that provide protection and style, available in bright colors for personalization without adding extra bulk (sold separately as an accessory for the Moto G)
  • Curved design that allows users to easily navigate the display with just one hand

For people seeking smart fall deals, Cricket continues to offer a $100 bill credit** to customers who make the switch from T-Mobile and MetroPCS to Cricket Wireless through October 19. In addition, to help satisfy the demand for high-speed data Cricket's Basic, Smart and Pro plans now offer, for a limited time, the same low plan prices with even more high-speed data access***. With Cricket's reliable nationwide 4G network covering more than 98% of the population, we are also offering several $49.99 4G smartphones for free (after $50 mail-in rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card****) in-store and online, including the ZTE Overture, ZTE Sonata 4G and Nokia Lumia 630 through November 10. The Promotion Card can also be used to pay for Cricket's wireless service.

To check out the new Cricket or find a store near you, visit www.cricketwireless.com and connect with us on Facebook at facebook.com/cricketnation and Twitter at twitter.com/Cricketnation.

About the new Cricket Wireless 

Cricket is bringing consumers more value with a simple, friendly, and reliable nationwide wireless experience with no annual contract.  The power of Cricket is our nationwide 4G LTE network that covers more than 300 million people; easy and affordable unlimited plans that are all in with taxes and fees included – no surprises; annual loyalty rewards; and a great selection of phones customers love. Cricket, Something to Smile About.  Cricket is a subsidiary of AT&T Inc. Coverage not available everywhere. 

* All battery life claims are approximate and based on an average user profile that includes both usage and standby. Actual battery performance will vary and depends on signal strength, network configuration, features selected, and voice, data, operating temperature and other application usage patterns.

** $100 T-Mobile/MetroPCS Switcher Credit. Offer ends 10/19/14.  Available only to T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers porting a number to Cricket Wireless who purchase and activate a new line of service on a Basic, Smart or Pro rate plan.  One $100 Switcher Credit per line of service.  Credit issued to customer's account approximately 5 days before end of initial service period.  Customer's account must be in active status and customer must be on a qualifying rate plan to receive Switcher Credit.  Suspended or cancelled accounts are not eligible to receive Switcher Credits.  Lines added to Group Save (multi-line) accounts 5 or fewer days prior to the end of a bill cycle will receive Switcher Credits during the following month of service.  Switcher Credits have no cash value, are not redeemable for cash or any cash equivalent and are not transferable or refundable.  Account credits are forfeited if your account is cancelled for any reason. In-store activation fee up to $25.

*** Limited time offer; subject to change. Basic, Smart and Pro plans include taxes, applicable fees and unlimited domestic talk, text and data usage with 1GB, 3GB or 10GB of high speed data access, depending on your plan. Use exceeding this high speed access allowance will result in reduced access speeds of a maximum 128 Kbps for the rest of your monthly plan cycle.  All plans: Monthly plan payments are not refundable or transferable, and other charges and fees may apply. In-store activation fee up to $25.  Service and coverage not available everywhere. All plans and services are subject to Cricket's Terms and Conditions of Service at www.cricketwireless.com/support.  Coverage not available everywhere. Auto Pay: $5 savings provided as an account credit at the end of each billing cycle while enrolled in Auto Pay.  Auto Pay credit requires Auto Pay enrollment with a new Basic, Smart or Pro plan.

Cricket's Increased High-Speed Data Access Limited Time Promotion Details

Cricket Plan

Price

High-Speed Data Access

NOW

High-Speed Data Access

WAS

Basic Plan

$40

$35

after $5 Auto Pay credit

1GB

500MB

Smart Plan

$50

$45

after $5 Auto Pay credit

3GB

2.5GB

Pro Plan

$60

$55

after $5 Auto Pay credit

10GB

5GB





**** Promotion Card may be used to pay for wireless service. Nokia 630, ZTE Sonata and ZTE Overture are $49.99 before $50 mail-in rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card. Offer ends November 10, 2014. While supplies last. Sales tax not included. Not available in CT, RI, or Miami-Dade County. No rainchecks. New activation on qualifying smartphone plan required. Promotion Card, issued by Metabank®, Member FDIC, or Centerstate Bank of Florida, NA pursuant to license from Visa U.S.A. Inc., is not redeemable for cash and may not be used for cash withdrawal at any cash-dispensing locations or automated gasoline pumps. Card is non-transferable and non-refundable. Funds are available at U.S. locations where Visa Debit Cards are accepted for 150 days after the card issuance, through the "Valid Thru" shown on the card. Service must be active and customer must make second service payment within 45 days of activation to receive card. Offer may not be available with other rebates, offers or promotions. Restrictions and other charges may apply. For cardholder agreement and complete terms and conditions, please visit www.cricketwireless.com/promocard.

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