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Cricket Wireless updates include 5G, data plans, device launches and more

Some Cricket Wireless news on the wire this week. Cricket officially launched its 5G network today in conjunction with the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S20+.

Other news:

Launching largest Simply Data Rate Plan ever— 100GB of data for $90/mo.

Expanding HBO Max to Cricket retail locations with 30 day free trial.

Expanding alternative ways to pay with Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Samsung Pay - Cricket is the first no-annual contract wireless provider to offer customers three well-known alternative payment methods.

Cricket Wireless customers nationwide can now enjoy the 5G network. Whether they’re inside their home or exploring the great outdoors, customers now have access to many benefits the 5G signal provides, including:

Quick downloads for viewing of on-demand entertainment.

Low latency so that gamers can play their favorite mobile games.

A broad range of connectivity whether they’re at home or on-the-go.

Increased capacity to transmit massive amounts of data to and from connected devices.

When it comes to devices, consumers can access 5G on the Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G with Cricket’s $60/mo. Unlimited Plan**. Cricket's first 5G capable smartphone is available in Cosmic Gray today for $1,199.99 at

*Device Alert!

Now in 2020, the Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G allows customers to enjoy 5G network access along with a suite of premium features. The multi-lens rear camera is highlighted by a 64MP lens, an increased camera resolution for more detailed images. The phone’s Space Zoom technology allows for up to 30x digital zoom, and the Single Take function captures multiple videos and images with one tap of the shutter button.

Captur your favorite candid moments, view them on the 6.7 inch Infinity-O display, and then save them on the 128GB of available memory space.. The Galaxy S20+ 5G is also powered by an octa-core processor and a 4,500 mAh all day battery.

This phone screams "more data." That’s why Cricket is also launching its largest Simply Data Rate Plan ever— 100GB of data for $90/mo. If that isn’t enough, starting today new and current customers with the Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G can access 5G on all of our Simply Data plans—which offer the company's fastest performance.

Cricket also just took home the top spot in the J.D. Power 2020 U.S. Wireless Purchase Experience Non-Contract Performance StudySM—Volume 2, marking its third win in a row.

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