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Press Release -- June 22nd, 2015
Source: Sprint Nextel

Boost Mobile Invites All Cricket and MetroPCS Customers to Slash Their Payment in Half

For a limited time, qualified customers that bring their number from Cricket or MetroPCS can get unlimited data, talk and text with up to 2.5GB of high-speed 4G LTE data starting at $20 a month.

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), June 19, 2015 - Calling all Cricket and MetroPCS customers: Boost Mobile is giving you the chance to cut your payment in half for a limited time. Now through July 20, customers bringing their phone number over from Cricket or MetroPCS1 can save between $20-30 per month for a full year.

The value associated with the Slash Your Payment in Half promotion from Boost Mobile is undeniable. A MetroPCS customer that is currently receiving 2GB of data for $40 a month, can now get 2.5GB of high-speed data from Boost Mobile for just $20, while a Cricket customer receiving 10GB of data for $60, can now get the same amount of data for only $30 a month.2

Cricket Offer

MetroPCS Offer

Boost Mobile Slash Your
Payment in Half Offer

$40 for 2.5GB

$40 for 2GB

$20 for 2.5GB

$50 for 5GB

$50 for 4GB

$25 for 5GB

$60 for 10GB

$30 for 10GB

After the introductory rate ends, customers who signed up for the Slash Your Payment in Half promotion will migrate to the Boost Mobile plan that offers them a comparable amount of monthly data3. Boost Mobile continues to provide one of the best values in the prepaid wireless industry with the $30 Data Boost Up plan. After signing up for automatic payments with Auto Re-Boost – get unlimited talk, text and data with 2GB of high-speed data for $30 per month.

Price $30 with Auto Re-Boost $35 $45 $55
Talk & Text Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited


Unlimited – Includes2GB
of high-speed 3G/4G data

Unlimited -
of high-speed
3G/4G data

Unlimited -
of high-speed
3G/4G data

Unlimited -
of high-speed
3G/4G data

“Boost Mobile is committed to offering great value and the Slash Your Payment in Half promotion clearly demonstrates a new level of savings that Cricket and MetroPCS can’t deliver. We are confident that the improved performance of our nationwide network coupled with the savings from our monthly service will convince our new customers to stay with us for the long term.”

Dow Draper, president-Wholesale & Prepaid Services at Sprint

About Sprint Prepaid

Sprint (NYSE:S, news, filings) is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served more than 57 million connections as of March 31, 2015 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past four years. You can learn more and visit Sprint at and

1Req. valid port from select Cricket or MetroPCS wireless plan to eligible Boost monthly plan completed in-store at participating indirect dealers (excludes & national retailers). Only available with select Boost devices. Port-in numbers from prior Boost customer within last 30 days are ineligible. Not all MetroPCS/Cricket plans eligible for discount & does not apply to add-ons, apps, premium content, int’l services, or add’l lines.

2Certain Cricket/MetroPCS plan service/features may not be included or available on similarly priced Slash Your Payment in Half plan.

3Upon 12-month expiration, customer will be automatically migrated to higher-cost plan with comparable features & services; not all plan services included with initial Slash Your Payment in Half plan may be available with new plan at time of migration.

4Video streaming limited to 3G speeds. After applicable monthly high-speed allotment reached, data speeds (including video) slowed to 2G speeds for remainder of monthly plan cycle.


Danielle Babbington, Sprint, 949-748-3418
John Votava, Sprint, 949-748-3403

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