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), announced today the introduction of the BlackBerry® Curve™ 9350 smartphone to the dynamic and varied Cricket smartphone line-up. The BlackBerry Curve 9350 is available now at $199.99 (MSRP).
Powered by the new BlackBerry® 7 OS, the slim and stylish BlackBerry Curve 9350 is a premium model in the Curve series of smartphones. It is ergonomically designed with a comfortable and iconic keyboard for fast, accurate typing and an optical trackpad for easy, one-handed navigation. GPS, NFC (Near Field Communication) and Wi-Fi® support are included, as well as a 5MP camera with flash and video recording, plus a microSD card slot for up to 32 GB of additional storage. The new Curve 9350 is Cricket’s second BlackBerry smartphone and delivers the world-renowned BlackBerry email and messaging services, including BlackBerry® Messenger (BBM™), along with social apps and access to thousands of apps on BlackBerry App World™.
The BlackBerry Curve 9350 is Cricket’s first CMAS (Commercial Mobile Alert System) commercially available device, which means that customers will be able to receive “Critical Alerts” (i.e. Amber and Presidential type Alerts) via a SMS message to their phone.
Cricket’s No-Contract Smartphone Rate Plan for BlackBerry Curve 9350
The Blackberry Curve 9350 is available with a $55 a month Cricket rate plan with unlimited talk, text and data and no monthly contract. Cricket’s service plans feature all-inclusive pricing and easy-to-understand pricing packages with no service fees and no overage charges. For customers, that means a bill that doesn’t fluctuate based upon monthly usage – at a value-packed price point that fits into a tight budget.
Cricket’s $55 per month, all-inclusive smartphone service plan includes:
Long distance (unlimited)
International text (unlimited)
International picture (unlimited)
Unlimited 3G mobile data