Activation of PAYGo phones is no longer available from Cricket Wireless, as of 2015. Cricket Wireless advises customers to purchase a GSM-compatible phone from its website to receive service on its nationwide 4G LTE network.
Cricket Wireless offers contract-free prepaid cellphones and plans with month-to-month payments. For customer convenience, all fees and taxes are included in the bill. Prepaid phone plans are flexible, and customers can use GSM phones from previous providers or purchase new smartphones from Cricket.
Cricket claims that its 4G LTE coverage is greater nationwide than the service offered by Sprint, T-Mobile and Boost. Its monthly prepaid service offers unlimited talk and text as well as 2.5 GB of high-speed data for $40, as of 2015.