~Offering Style and Simplicity, Nokia 3606 Provides Modern Mobile Functionality in an Easy-to-Use Package~
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 19, 2009--
Cricket Communications, Inc., a leading provider of unlimited
wireless services over its high-quality 3G network and a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Leap Wireless International, Inc. (NASDAQ:LEAP), today
announced that the Nokia 3606 is now available to customers. The Nokia
3606 is an ultra-thin and stylish flip phone optimized with popular
features; including an MP3 music player with dedicated
“hidden-until-lit” external music keys to provide instant access to your
favorite songs and a 1.3 megapixel camera with an LED flash.
“The Nokia 3606 is an extremely attractive device that will be popular
with customers who are looking for a handset with a sophisticated design
and a high end feature set,” said Jeff Toig, vice president of marketing
for Cricket. “The features are ideal for music lovers, with an MP3
player and stereo Bluetooth, which compliments Cricket’s Mobile Music
Supported by Nokia’s renowned user interface, the 3606 also features an
FM radio (wired headset required), an integrated speakerphone, BREW
3.1.5 with 15MB of user memory, SMS/MMS with predictive text, stereo
Bluetooth, a 1.3 megapixel camera with LED flash, a MicroSD card slot
for up to 8GBs and a micro USB charger/connector. The phone is also HAC
compliant and has a large 176 x 220 x 262k color TFT internal display
and a 128 x 128 x 262k color TFT external display.
“The 3606 is a natural fit for Cricket’s services,” said Ian Laing, vice
president of Nokia North America Sales. “The form factor is compelling
and the phone’s core features make it a music powerhouse and a stylish
The Nokia 3606 is immediately available at Cricket retail stores and
Cricket dealers for $179.99. For more information, please visit a local
Cricket retail location, or online visit www.mycricket.com
Cricket is a simple, affordable wireless service offering consumers and
local businesses a flat-rate unlimited service over the latest
technology, high-quality, all-digital CDMA2000 1X and 1xEV-DO 3G
wireless network. Designed for customers whose basic and advanced
wireless needs have not been met by traditional communications
companies, Cricket is the pioneer of unlimited services with no
long-term commitments or credit checks required. Cricket offers
customers access to a variety of the latest devices and feature-rich
mobile applications such as unlimited text, instant and picture
messaging, Mobile Web, popular games, ringtones and wallpapers. For more
information on Cricket, visit www.mycricket.com.
Cricket services are offered by Leap Wireless International, Inc.,
headquartered in San Diego, Calif. For more information on Leap, visit www.leapwireless.com.
Leap is a U.S. registered trademark and the Leap logo is a trademark of
Leap. Cricket, Jump, the Cricket “K” and Flex Bucket are U.S. registered
trademarks of Cricket. In addition, the following are trademarks or
service marks of Cricket: Cricket By Week, Cricket Choice, Cricket
Connect, Cricket Nation and Cricket PAYGo. All other trademarks are the
property of their respective owners.
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Source: Cricket Communications, Inc.
Cricket Communications, Inc.
Greg Lund, Media Relations