Currently, there is not a Straight Talk family plan. However, depending on the size of the family, individual Straight Talk plans may be more affordable than one family plan from other traditional carriers.
The most basic Straight Talk data plan includes 1,500 minutes of talk time, unlimited texting, free 411 calls, no contracts and optional auto refill. Straight Talk is a mobile phone plan that allows customers to avoid overage charges and provides 3 gigabytes of high-speed data each month.
Most older styles of cell phones, such as flip phones and slider phones, that are Straight Talk compatible can use the $30 All You Need Plan, as of 2015. Smartphones are not compatible and must use the $45 plan.
Straight Talk Wireless is a mobile phone service provider. The company is partnered with TracFone, as well as Wal-Mart, offering its service plans exclusively through the retailer's stores.
As of 2015, Straight Talk offers two 30-day unlimited plans. Both plans include unlimited nationwide calls and texts, calls to 411 and high-speed data transfer for the first 3GB and at 64 kbps thereafter. The first plan costs $45. The second costs $60 with the inclusion of unlimited international ca
Add minutes to a Straight Talk phone by selecting the option to add airtime on the phone or purchasing a time card either online or in a retail store. After adding minutes, turn the phone off and then back on again to complete the process and reset the counters for both the data plan and the availab
Straight Talk offers six plans for use with smartphones, including the iPhone 5, including its All You Need $30 plan and its 30-Day Unlimited Plan, which costs $45, as of 2015. The company offers unlimited service for a year for $495.
As of 2015, Top Ten Reviews has Straight Talk outside its list of the top 10 prepaid cellphone providers in the United States. Subpar customer service is the main complaint among customers with Straight Talk plans.
Straight Talk Wireless is on the Verizon network. It and other carriers that use larger companies' networks, such as Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile, are termed mobile virtual network operators. As such, they have business arrangements with the larger companies and are not true competitors.
Straight Talk offers a 1, 2, 4 or 5-gigabyte data plan for tablets and the prices range from about $15 to $50 respectively as of 2015. An additional cost of $10 is necessary for the purchase of a SIM card. The tablet also has to be unlocked for successful connectivity.