Nationwide Talk and Text Coverage
Nationwide Talk & Text Coverage allows you use your phone without roaming costs in all 50 states (including the top 125 cities nationwide) and Puerto Rico. Click here to check the Nationwide Talk & Text Coverage area. In this coverage area, you will not hear the pre-call roaming announcement, and you will not need additional funds or roaming minutes to place or receive calls.
Customers can receive Nationwide Talk & Text Coverage by migrating to a new rate plan that offers nationwide talk and text. There is no cost to change your rate plan. Click here to see a list of rate plans available in your market.
All new and existing Cricket PAYGo subscribers will receive Nationwide Talk & Text Coverage as part of their rate plan.
All voice features will work in the Nationwide Talk & Text Coverage Area, including voicemail, caller ID, call waiting, three-way calling, text messaging, directory assistance (411), *PAY, 611, 911, and call forwarding (NOTE: call forwarding is not available for Cricket PAYGo customer).
Nationwide Talk & Text Coverage allows you use your phone without roaming costs in all 50 states (including the top 125 cities nationwide) and Puerto Rico.
Roaming provides customers the ability to use their Cricket service throughout the US and Canada while outside the Nationwide Talk & Text Coverage area for an additional charge. Cricket Wireless customers can use their Flex Bucket or prepurchased roaming minutes to use Cricket service in roaming areas.
Cricket PAYGo customers must use their account balance to pay for roaming minutes. All customers should update their Preferred Roaming List (PRL) by dialing *228 before entering a Roaming coverage area.
You must live within a Cricket market to be eligible for service; you must have a valid address within a Cricket market to activate service.