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The Samsung Messenger is now available to Cricket customers
Posted: 12-Aug-2008 [Source: Cricket]

[The Samsung Messenger features a slide-out QWERTY keyboard for quick and easy text messaging.]

San Diego and Dallas -- Cricket Communications, Inc., a leading provider of unlimited wireless services and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leap Wireless International, Inc. , and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), today announced the availability of the new Samsung MessagerTM to Cricket customers. With a sleek, slide-out QWERTY keyboard, the Samsung Messager is ideal for people who want to quickly text message and surf the Web. Plus, the Samsung Messager features a built-in 1.3-megapixel digital camera and MP3 player, as well as a variety of downloadable applications and games, making it ideal for customers who want to customize their wireless device.

ADVERTISEMENT “Cricket customers want attractive devices that enhance their social lifestyles and we believe that the Samsung Messager strikes the right balance of features and functionality in a stylish device,” said Scott Edwards, senior vice president of marketing for Cricket. “Since the Samsung Messager allows users to quickly text message, swap photos, download applications, and listen to music, it should be a big hit with our customers. This array of features combined with Cricket’s unlimited messaging and Mobile Web services make the Samsung Messager a must-have device for customers who use our value driven product offering.”

“The Samsung Messager’s horizontal QWERTY keyboard is extremely finger-friendly,” said Bill Ogle, chief marketing officer of Samsung Telecommunications America. “Samsung Messager also comes pre-loaded with engaging games like Rabble Social Networking, Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader® and Street Fighter II Champion Edition® for fun on the run.”

The cutting-edge device is available in navy blue and green and features multiple Bluetooth profiles, including stereo Bluetooth and file transfer capabilities for easy file and object exchange. The Samsung Messager includes a MicroSD slot for a removable memory card so customers can easily store their favorite music and photos. Cricket services available on the Samsung Messager include text and picture messaging, Cricket Games & Apps and Mobile Web.

The Samsung Messager is immediately available at Cricket retail stores and Cricket dealers for $199.99. For more information, please visit a local Cricket retail location, or online visit or


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