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A Wireless Carrier Bet Big On iPhones – And It’s Losing Big Time

[credit provider=”Kevin Smith/Business Insider”] Well this is some bad news for Apple shareholdersLeap Wireless, which runs a pre-paid mobile phone brand called Cricket, just warned its own shareholders that, after making a very large bet on iPhones, it’s having a very hard time selling them.
A Wireless Carrier Bet Big On iPhones – And It’s Losing Big Time
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The iPhone Is About To Reach A Whole New Market In The U.S.

[credit provider=”Michael Nagle / Getty”] Starting next month, you’ll be able to buy a new iPhone from a carrier without having to sign a two-year contract.Cricket Communications, a division of Leap Wireless, announced Thursday that it will start offering the iPhone on June 22, making it the first prepaid carrier […]
The iPhone Is About To Reach A Whole New Market In The U.S.
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Cell Provider Cricket Gives Away Unlimited Music With New Phones

[credit provider=”Cricket” url=”http://www.mycricket.com/muve-music”] If you’re in Chicago, Philadelphia, St. Louis, or one of the other U.S. cities that can actually get 3G wireless phone coverage from Cricket, you’ll soon be able to get free music downloads with your wireless plan.Cricket is the consumer brand of Leap Wireless, a low-cost cellular […]
Cell Provider Cricket Gives Away Unlimited Music With New Phones
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Leap Wireless Beats Street On Sales (LEAP)

It took a while, but Leap Wireless (LEAP) has posted a solid quarter. Leap, which sells cheap, all-you-can-eat mobile phone service, was supposed to release results after market close yesterday but didn’t release them til this morning. If there was an explanation, we missed it.
Leap Wireless Beats Street On Sales (LEAP)
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Leap Wireless (LEAP) Beats Q4 Subscriber Estimates

Good news for Leap Wireless, which released some Q4 operational stats: Despite a lagging economy, the cheap, pre-paid wireless carrier had a solid quarter. Leap reported 152,000 net subscriber additions and 4.2% churn. That beat the company’s guidance of 70k – 130k net adds and 4.4% – 4.7% churn (the […]