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Pre-paid carrier Cricket to launch iPhone on June 22

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By Charles Starrett

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Published: Thursday, May 31, 2012
News Categories: iPhone

Cricket Wireless has announced that it will be the first pre-paid carrier to offer the iPhone, which it will launch on Friday, June 22. According to the announcement, the carrier will offer both the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S with its $55 a month unlimited talk, text, and data plan. The 16GB model of the iPhone 4S will sell for $500 through the carrier, while the 8GB iPhone 4 will be priced at $400. “Our customers want the best products available and we are excited to bring iPhone to our pre-paid consumers with an industry leading $55 per-month service plan,” said Doug Hutcheson, president and CEO of Leap Wireless, which owns Cricket. “Launching iPhone is a major milestone for us and we are proud to offer iPhone customers attractive nationwide coverage, a robust 3G data network and a value-packed, no-contract plan.”

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