Cricket offers $100 bill credit to T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers who switch

Cricket offers $100 bill credit to T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers who switch
T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers, beware. Cricket Wireless is after your business. The pre-paid carrier, owned by AT&T, is offering a $100 bill credit to customers of T-Mobile and MetroPCS who make the switch to Cricket. The offer begins on Sunday, and runs through October 19th. There is no limit to the number of lines that can be moved, and each line that does make the switch will receive the $100 bill credit.

Cricket points out that it has more LTE coverage than T-Mobile and MetroPCS, and with its Cricket Rewards loyalty program, subscribers can earn a new smartphone every year. Plans start as low as $35 a month, including the $5 you save from using Auto Pay. At that rate, the $100 bill credit will give you nearly three months of service.

If you're interested in Cricket's offer, you can start the process by visiting the pre-paid carrier's website, at Considering T-Mobile CEO John Legere's feelings for AT&T, we probably will see some response from T-Mobile in due time.

source: Cricket



1. Jinto

Posts: 436; Member since: Jan 15, 2014

I will never be tired of t mobile, go to hell, cricket

2. bestmvno

Posts: 251; Member since: Mar 07, 2014

Cricket forgets to mention that its LTE speed is limited to 8Mbps which is near what you can get on T-Mobile with HSPA+. They also forget to mention that their HSPA+ speeds are limited to 4Mbps.

3. Salazzi

Posts: 537; Member since: Feb 17, 2014

I get 9-12 Mbps on T-Mo HSPA+ during busy hours on any given day. Cricket can go screw itself.

4. Omarc07

Posts: 574; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

agree with u sucks cricket dont let you use all the power of atts lte i was gonna get em but didnt cuz of that since and since T-Mobile signal dont make it tru buildings that good here in LA i had to get att. Att lte gets up to 30 but its not unlimited which sucks bad but oh well ...I just wish T-Mobile worked better ..

5. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Cricket actually works perfectly in Chicago, depending on when you joined. Old Cricket sucks completely and the CDMA towers are awfully slow, but new Cricket phones (Moto G) perform pretty well and have solid signal everywhere. HSPA+ is definitely slower than T-Mobile's, but if you don't mind the longer load times, it's actually not bad.

10. sprockkets

Posts: 1612; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

And atts coverage kicks tmobs butt. You'll spend more time on edge which most of the time doesn't even work, plus cricket is cheaper

6. james1

Posts: 97; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Tired of T-Mobile? Seriously, who the hell would want to be on a nework called "Cricket"

7. wilsong17 unregistered


8. mike2959

Posts: 697; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

When it comes to footprint of coverage for HSPA+ and LTE, TMO isn't even half what AT&T (Cricket, Straight Talk) is. I said footprint of coverage. It's easy to say you cover 90% of the population of New York state, when 60% of that number is New York city people! Would SOME ONE LOOK AT TMO'S OWN COVERAGE MAPS! PLEASE!

9. hellonerds

Posts: 334; Member since: Aug 27, 2013

Cricket needs to die.. along with pc metro .. no way im leaving tmobile. . Just got back on it after years with att rip off.. is it me or cricket is a stupid name for a cellular company ?

11. franklin919

Posts: 9; Member since: May 02, 2014

T-mobile/Metro is the place to be with no overages and truly unlimited. Cricket can keep their cap network.

13. sprockkets

Posts: 1612; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

Cricket has no overages either and goes to 2G speeds when you reach your data allotment. In exchange for lower data speeds you get coverage that tmobile lacks plus slightly cheaper plans. I've been on both - I'd stick with tmobile if they offered moto phones and had better coverage outside a city.

14. franklin919

Posts: 9; Member since: May 02, 2014

I know crickect don't have no overages, but their parent company does. Plus $45 if your on a family plan on metro gets you 2.5GB of data and $60 for unlimited data. And now with the new tmobile price plan $40 which gets you 500mb, you can pay $5 more and get 2.5 GB of data. T-Mobile on Monday announced that starting on September 3rd, it will be quadrupling the amount of capped data it’s offering for its entry-level Simple Starter plan while raising prices on the plan by only $5 per month. Previously, the Simple Starter plan offered budget-conscious subscribers a $40 plan that featured unlimited talk and text but that also featured a mere 500MB of monthly data. Next month, however, the “Un-carrier” will sweeten the pot and offer a Simple Starter plan that costs $45 per month but that also offers 2GB of data to go with unlimited talk and text.

15. sprockkets

Posts: 1612; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

At $45 on cricket you get 2.5gb to use anyhow. Plus unlike T-Mobile all taxes are included. Tmob charged sales tax for me.

16. franklin919

Posts: 9; Member since: May 02, 2014

On my metro service I pay $45 that's with tax and everything on my note 3 from T-mobile. And here is my speeds... [http:] //​8_10152619129868996_3027730470601403858_n_zpsad9ec​5e6.jpg

17. franklin919

Posts: 9; Member since: May 02, 2014

Take off the symbol [ ]> [http:] //​8_10152619129868996_3027730470601403858_n_zpsad9ec​5e6.jpg

12. andynaija

Posts: 1264; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

Cricket is only doing all this talking now because they merged with AT&T and now use their network, otherwise they already know that MetroPCS was way better than them before and even after they merged with T-Mobile.

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