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Cricket Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: LEAP) Prepares to Service Customers during Expected Storm

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Cricket Communications, Inc. is a company on the move.  Located in San Diego, California, Cricket has made a name for themselves as a pioneer of simple and affordable unlimited wireless service with no long-term commitments or credit checks and has quickly become a top subsidiary of Leap Wireless International, Inc.  Today, Cricket earned a great deal of respect on Wall Street and beyond with the announcement the company has taken steps to maintain service to customers during Hurricane Irene.
 
In order to service their customer base, Cricket has sent teams from South Carolina northward to New Jersey to prepare for power outages, flooding and other likely impacts from this storm.
 
Cricket’s engineering, operational and safety and security teams are actively monitoring Hurricane Irene’s projected path and activating emergency plans.  Generators have been strategically staged outside of areas likely to be affected by the storm to offset the loss of power to cell sites or other company facilities.
 
Cricket has also encouraged wireless users to ready themselves for the potential loss of power and flooding with an array of tips from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that include: Charging your battery and having a backup, storing useful phone numbers, creating a group of emergency contacts and to utilize sending text messages.
 
Currently, Leap Wireless International is trading in the $8.36 range.  With this efforts provided from Cricket Communications Inc. and an array of technology within the corporation’s pipeline, Leap Wireless is a company that is starting to capture the attention of institutional investors.
 
To learn more about this story or the company as a whole, visit their website at:  mycricket.com.
 
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