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Cricket and Muve Music Receive E-Tech Award at CTIA Show

We are proud to announce that International CTIA WIRELESS 2011(r) has just named Muve Music among the winners of the Emerging Technology (E-Tech) Awards!

 

Cricket and Muve Music received a second place award in the Mobile Applications segment, under the category of Social Networking/Content/Entertainment.

 

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Share Your Best Tip in the Cricket Smart Shopper Twitter Contest!

Do you have a great tip you use when shopping, or managing your household finances? Got a special trick you use when doing the weekly grocery shopping, or maybe something smart you do before making big purchasing decisions?

 

If you do, your tip could win you a $100 American Express Gift Card just by sharing it with the Cricketnation in the Cricket Smart Shopper Twitter Contest!

 

Entering the contest is easy. Here's how:

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Black History Month Spotlight: Marian Anderson - First African American named a permanent member of the Metropolitan Opera Company

 (Born February 27, 1897, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.—died April 8, 1993, Portland, Ore.) American singer, one of the finest contraltos of her time.


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Cricket Celebrates Black History Month

February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history. The event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans.

 

Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month.

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Cricket ‘Employs’ Green Solution For Less Green Pastures

When Cricket needed to clear blackberry brambles from its cell tower sites in Oregon, Keith Casey, network operations manager, called Georgina Stiner at Goat Rental NW.  It wasn’t long before 20 of Stiner’s best “employees” reported for their first day of work. This job is a trial for the company, but Casey said he expects to go on contract with Goat Rental NW for 30 or 40 of the company's approximately 260 cell sites in Oregon and Washington — the ones with the worst blackberry problem.

 

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Goat Rental NW is using goats to help control weeds in an earth-friendly way!
 

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