Straight Talk is a prepaid mobile phone service that is sold at Wal-Mart stores in the United States and operated jointly by TracFone Wireless and Wal-Mart. Straight Talk offers both CDMA and GSM support powered by the networks of Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T.
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 home phone service with no contract stipulations. The 30-day service plans consist of unlimited nationwide calling which covers local, long distance and 411 calls. Other features include caller ID, call waiting, call forwarding, three-way calling and voicemail.
Straight Talk's My Account feature allows users to manage cell phone accounts, update billing information, update personal profile information, set up a personal identification number for mobile web transactions and enroll in auto-refill. Users can set up an account with an active straight talk phon
Activate your Straight Talk Wireless service through the activation page on the official Straight Talk website. Choose the Activate My Straight Talk Service option, and follow the prompted instructions.
As of 2014, there are a number of good Straight Talk phones, including the Motorola Moto E, the Samsung Galaxy S4, the LG Ultimate 2 and the Apple iPhone 6. Different Straight Talk phones are better for different customer needs and at different price points.
A customer can use any phone from Straight Talk on the company's pay-as-you-go plan. The phones that are available on Straight Talk vary depending on a customer's location. Phones that may be available as of July 2015 include the Samsung Galaxy S5, ZTE Whirl, LG Optimus Dynamic and Huawei Pronto.
The best phones that can be used with Straight Talk as of 2015 include Motorola Moto E, Samsung Galaxy S4, LG Ultimate 2 and Apple iPhone 6, according to Android Central. Straight Talk can be used with various different phones and has a wide range of coverage.
To add time to your Straight Talk phone, you must purchase a Straight Talk service card. Then you must add the card to your phone by going to the prepaid menu and selecting the Add Airtime option. You can also open the browser and select the option Refill My Account.
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.