Regional carrier Cricket Wireless announced a slew of news today that include new all-inclusive rate plans and that it is adding 15--yes, 15--new devices to its lineup.
The new rate plans are some of the most competitive in the country, with unlimited plans available from $35 to $60 a month. The basic $35 plan lacks data and a couple of voice features; the $45 plan includes unlimited voice, text, data, and online backup; and the $55 and $60 unlimited plans are for Android and BlackBerry devices, respectively. According to Cricket, all regulatory taxes and fees are included in that price. It has also aligned its monthly plans with its pay-as-you-go plans--the $35 and $45 pay-as-you-go plans have similar features to the monthly ones.
As for the hardware, Cricket didn't give us a list of all of its new phones; however, it did tell us about a few notable it is adding, such as the