San Diego Business Journal

Cricket’s Muve Subscription Numbers Are Music to Its Ears

Friday, October 4, 2013

Cricket Communications Inc. said recently that the number of subscribers to its mobile phone music service, called Muve Music, has passed 2 million.

Cricket launched Muve Music in January 2011. Plans for the service start at $50 a month.

The U.S. music industry is expected to take in $5.35 billion in revenue this year, up from $5.32 billion in 2012, according to The Music Bed and The Nielsen Co.

Cricket Communications is part of Leap Wireless International Inc. AT&T Inc. announced on July 12 that it planned to buy Leap (Nasdaq: LEAP) for about $1.2 billion.

— SDBJ Staff Report