AT&T's Cricket Wireless prepaid brand is running a new port-in promotion for operator switchers. Cricket will give you a $50 bill credit for porting in a number from operator except AT&T to Cricket. As always there are some conditions conditions in the fine print on the Cricket site:
- The ported number must be activated on a $40 or higher plan.
- The ported number must be active and in good standing for 45 days.
- The credit will be added to you account within 60 days of activation.
- The credit will be forfeited if the account is cancelled before it's received or used.
A device purchase is not required to receive the credit, you can bring your own phone and still be eligible. But if you are ready for a new phone, Cricket has some great instant discounts on phones that are only available to customers porting in a number:
- ZTE Sonata 2 99¢ ($19.99 w/o port-in)
- LG Risio $19.99 ($39.99 w/o port-in)
- ZTE Overture 2 $19.99 ($39.99 w/o port-in)
- Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime $29.99 ($79.99 w/o port-in)
- Kyocera Hydro View $39.99 ($59.99 w/o port-in)
- HTC Desire 520 $49.99 ($69.99 w/o port-in)
- Microsoft 640 $69.99 ($89.99 w/o port-in)
- HTC Desire 626s $89.99 ($109.99 w/o port-in)
- LG G Stylo $59.99 ($159.99 w/o port-in)
- ZTE Grand X 3 $79.99 ($129.99 w/o port-in)
- ZTE Grand X Max+ 99.99 ($149.99 w/o port-in)
- Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 $109.99 ($129.99 w/o port-in)
- Samsung Galaxy S6 $399.99 ($499.99 w/o port-in)
- Apple iPhone 6s 16 GB $549.99 ($649.99 w/o port-in)
- Apple iPhone 6s 64 GB $649.99 ($749.99 w/o port-in)
- Apple iPhone 6s Plus 16 GB $649.99 ($749.99 w/o port-in)
- Apple iPhone 6s Plus 64 GB $749.99 ($849.99 w/o port-in)
Cricket Wireless offers the following plans that are eligible for both port-in promotions:
|Plan Name||Monthly Price||Hi-Speed Data Before Throttling1|
|Basic||$40 ($35 with autopay)||2.5 GB|
|Smart||$50 ($45 with autopay)||5 GB 2|
|Pro||$60 ($55 with autopay)||10 GB 2|
2 $50 and $60 plans include unlimited calls (including to mobile phones) and messaging (including MMS) to Mexico and Canada, Canadian and Mexican voice, text and data roaming. and unlimited international text messaging to 38 additional countries.
The port-in phone discounts are scheduled to end 3/17/2016. The $50 switcher bill credit promotion ends 3/31/2016.
Source Cricket Wireless