Straight Talk is a no contract cellphone service provider for all across the country. Purchasing plans through straight Talk means you won’t have any extra fees and doesn’t require a deposit. You don’t even have to purchase a new phone if you don’t want to.
When switching to this carrier, if your phone is eligible, you can keep your current phone and even your phone number for no extra charge. But, they do have offers on smartphones that you can pay for all at once or on a monthly basis. These services also don’t have any extra fees either.
The networks used by this brand is actually shared with four of the top rated carriers. This gives them the largest and the best coverage across the country. Straight Talk has coverage in all 50 states in the U.S.
They offer 6 regular mobile phone plans at different price points with different rates, plus an add-on global calling card and extended plans from 3-months up to 1-year. They have one multi-line plan and then two data add-on data plans that will carryover until its gone.
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About Straight Talk
Straight Talk Wireless began in 2009 and is owned by Carlos Slim, found of America Movil which is the company behind the TracFone brand as well. The cellular service is provided through the top four major providers in U.S. which are AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon. This allows access to these data speeds at a lower cost.
All phones previously tied to these four services are eligible for the “Bring Your Own Device”, BYOD, program that Straight Talk offers. The only stipulation is that the phone cannot still be under contract and cannot have current financial obligations. You can also choose to bring an unlocked phone with you.
In 2020 Straight Talk enrolled over 270,000 new customers. This brought their total number of subscribers to 9.743 million. From the year 2019 to 2020, they added a total 414,000 customers to their service. This service alone brings in 46 percent of Tracfone’s entire subscriber count.
Though they have been offering payment plans for purchasing a new phone for a while, they are just now rolling out their new 0% financing lease-to-own payment plan. However, this is not available in the states of Minnesota, New Jersey, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
Straight Talk products can be found in over 3,000 WalMart stores.