news of the AT&T MVNO's plan to release a new $30 Data Starter plan. Though yesterday's report was said to be unofficial, Cricket is finally unveiling an official update on the said plan.
As announced through a press release, Cricket Wireless will be launching a new $30 service plan on Friday, September 9th. And as explained earlier, the plan will come with unlimited talk and text, along with first 1GB at high-speed data (128Kbps thereafter).
In addition to the new $30 Data Starter plan, Cricket has announced a few back-to-school offers that feature a selection of 4G LTE smartphones for free. Among the options include the Alcatel STREAK, ZTE Sonata 3, and the Kyocera Hydro VIEW.
There's also the Alcatel IDOL 4 + VR Experience Pack available for $99.99 for users who decide to port in their number to Cricket and have service activated. Normally, this smartphone + virtual reality goggle bundle would cost $199.99. Thanks to Cricket's offer, users get to save as much as $100.
The offer is available to anyone who decides to switch to Cricket tomorrow, September 9th. However, there's no word on when the offer will end.
Source: Cricket Wireless