By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Retail | Issue: December 2011
Sales associates Brittany Roothame and Ana Contreras with District Manager Devin Wyckoff at the 11th and Garnett Cricket location.
It’s a rare thing to come across a person without a cell phone these days. And while many people spend hundreds of dollars every month on their cell phone bill – paying for each call, text or minute spent on the web – value-driven customers have found a better alternative. Cricket Communications Inc., a leading provider of innovative wireless services and a wholly owned subsidiary of Leap Wireless International, Inc., offers a large range of cutting-edge phones at price plans that won’t break the bank. Another perk? You don’t have to sign a contract, and no credit checks are required.
District Manager Devin Wyckoff welcomes new customers to any of their four Tulsa metropolitan locations, adding that two new stores are opening soon at 31st and Garnett and at 68th and Peoria. Their franchise has been in the Tulsa market for three months, with locations at Pine and Sheridan, 11th and Garnett, and 708 W. 23rd St. in Tulsa, as well as 807 E. A Street in Jenks.
“Prices on our plans can’t be beat, with plans ranging from $35 to $65 a month. That’s half what you’d pay many other phone service providers,” says Wyckoff. “Unlimited talk and text is only $35 per month. Android and smart phone plans are as low as $55 a month, and our Muve Music phone plans also start around that price.”
Muve Music is the first and only music experience designed specifically for a mobile phone. Once inside Muve Music, customers can quickly search for and download songs and even entire albums in just seconds, in addition to unlimited ringtones and ringbacks. “Rather than pay $1.99 for each song you download, the Muve Music plans allow you to download thousands of songs on your phone for one monthly price,” says Wyckoff. The program offers millions of choices, including local music. The current music library size is four to eight million songs and growing, and all can be converted to ringtones or ringbacks.
If you’re in the market for a smart phone, Wyckoff says the Vitality Android phone is an excellent choice. “The Vitality is a fast, high-quality phone comparable to an iPhone. It has over 320,000 apps available, including Muve Music if you’d like to include that in your plan.”
The Cricket location at 11th and Garnett offers additional advantages just for being a good customer. “We give our customers reward cards that allow them to get free items. For example, after you make your fifth full payment, you get a free accessory,” says Wyckoff.
For great prices, selection and friendly service, visit Cricket. “We are your ‘Your Neighborhood Cricket Store,’” says Wyckoff. Cricket is the pioneer of simple and affordable wireless services with no long-term commitments or credit checks required, serving more than five million customers in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Cricket offers wireless voice and broadband Internet services over the latest technology, high-quality, all-digital wireless network. Cricket’s nationwide wireless voice service plans include unlimited anytime minutes, unlimited U.S. long distance, unlimited text and picture messaging, unlimited text to Mexico, unlimited Mobile Web, unlimited director assistance, as well as a variety of calling features and feature-rich mobile applications such as popular games, ringtones and wallpapers.
Sheryl Sowell was born and raised in Tulsa, OK. She graduated from Will Rogers High School and received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Northeastern State University in 2007. She has worked for Value News as editor, writer and advertising copywriter since 2008. She enjoys meeting and interviewing people for Value News articles, learning about their backgrounds, and helping to promote their businesses and local events. In her free time, she enjoys reading, trying new recipes and crafts from Pinterest, attending concerts and sporting events, and spending time with family and friends. Sheryl lives in Tulsa with her fiancé Paul, their daughter Scarlett, and their two dogs, Gunner and Boo.