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  • March 15, 2019

    This year, Cricket is celebrating two decades in prepaid wireless. In honor of our 20th birthday, check out some of the things that have made us a brand to love since 1999.

  • March 14, 2019

    On March 17, 1999, Cricket Wireless opened its very first store in Chattanooga, TN. Humble beginnings for a brand that now has more than 10 million customers... 

  • March 12, 2019

    In honor of Women’s History Month, we are celebrating the women of Cricket Nation and the women that inspire them. Check out who some of our wonderful leaders look to for inspiration!

  • March 04, 2019

    Cricket Wireless is one of the best workplaces in Atlanta.

  • February 11, 2019

    Hear us out! This month, we’re amplifying the stories and voices of our communities with #HearMeOut. Designed to raise up our under-represented communities, #HearMeOut is a platform for artists...

  • Then and Now: Ella Fitzgerald/ Ella Mai, Madam CJ Walker/ Cashmere Nicole, Mary Mcleod Bethune/Arlan Hamilton
    February 05, 2019

    Black History Month is a time to celebrate and honor people of black heritage, particularly those who have made a significant impact on the world as we know it.

  • The Road to 10 Million Subscribers
    January 31, 2019

    Cricket Wireless has revolutionized the prepaid industry for nearly two decades. This year, we reached one of our biggest milestones yet – growing our subscriber base to 10 million strong! Take a look back at some of our other proudest moments.

  • Road to 10 Million Subscribers
    January 31, 2019

    Cricket Wireless is celebrating a major milestone! 10 million happy subscribers. Cricket celebrated the 9 million mark last year, and since coming together in 2017 with AT&T PREPAID, the combined...

  • Atlanta Music Project with R&B Superstar Monica
    November 12, 2018

    Guest article written by Dantes Rameau, the Co-Founder & Executive Director of the Atlanta Music Project. For the Atlanta Music Project (AMP), October 26, 2018 is a day that our students, parents,...

  • why are you proud of your Hispanic heritage?
    September 17, 2018

    Happy Hispanic Heritage Month!

  • During the WWE SummerSlam weekend, Cricket Wireless and WWE teamed up with the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club (B&G Club) of Bronx, New York
    August 21, 2018

    During the WWE SummerSlam weekend, Cricket Wireless and WWE teamed up with the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club (B&G Club) of Bronx, New York, to hold a “Be a STAR” anti-bullying rally that featured...

  • Tabernacle logo
    May 24, 2018

    We recently teamed up with one of Atlanta's most beloved music venues to bring some Cricket flair to the Atlanta skyline! As the official wireless sponsor of the Tabernacle, you can find Cricket...

  • #mymoment
    May 08, 2018

    In honor of Mother’s Day, last week we called out to all fans and followers on social media to share their most hilarious, heartwarming and truly OMG mom stories through pictures and videos, and...

  • May 02, 2018

    By George Cleveland One of the most inspiring things about working at Cricket is our employees’ dedication to volunteering to help strengthen the communities where they live and work. National...

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    April 17, 2018

    Did you see Cricket on The Talk last month? On March 8, we did one of the things we are best known for – bringing smiles! Cricket brought smiles to The Talk’s television studio with a little...

  • Louis Barajas
    April 02, 2018

    By Louis Barajas As a father of millennials, I’m very aware of the generation’s unfair reputation of being entitled. But I’d argue that millennials are possibly more money conscious than...

  • hard work beats talent
    March 28, 2018

    By Laura Poffenberger As a mother, I think a lot about how we talk to kids about their talents. We tell kids that they are gifted at something in the hopes that it will bolster their self-esteem, maybe encourage them to develop that natural talent. That’s a good thing, right?

  • March 26, 2018

    In February, WWE Superstar AJ Styles visited Luke Air Force base in Arizona for an exclusive appearance hosted by Cricket. During this special visit with active and retired military personnel and...

  • March 20, 2018

    By Suzie Nicoletti Fear. It’s one of the most common ailments keeping women from getting where they want to be. Fear of being wrong, fear of failure, fear of sharing a point of view, fear of...

  • March 14, 2018

    By Elizabeth Swann This Women’s History Month we will feature a few of Cricket’s great women leaders who will share their insights and advice for young women. Men and women differ...

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    March 06, 2018

    Some women make us smile, while others make us laugh. This Women’s History Month, we’re celebrating funny women everywhere...

  • February 28, 2018

    The final installment of Cricket's "I AM Black History" video series features Derreck Kayongo, CEO of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, and a 2011 CNN Top Ten Hero. The interview,...

  • February 21, 2018

    In our latest I AM video celebrating Black History Month, VP of Channel Operations George Cleveland chats with Lorraine Johnson, associate publisher of the Atlanta Daily World and regional...

  • February 20, 2018

    Our customers are always #WINNING, but doing good for others can make us all feel like real winners. Check out what happens when these unsuspecting pedestrians are given the choice between winning...

  • February 16, 2018

    Distinctive and friendly, our Cricket characters have been “brand ambassadors” since 2014. Thanks in large part to them, more of you out there recognize Cricket over other prepaid wireless...