Straight Talk Wireless displays a map of its coverage area on its sales website, sale.straighttalk.com. Straight Talk's website also features a regional coverage by entering the ZIP Code or mobile phone number.
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.
Wireless coverage maps are visual representations that show the varying levels of wireless service available to customers in a given area from mobile providers. Providers, including T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint and MetroPCS, have websites with pages showing the wireless coverage map for the customer's
Prospective and current Straight Talk customers can view an up-to-date coverage map on the Straight Talk website. Because Straight Talk uses several other providers' cell towers, service area coverage depends on the type of device the customer will be using.
StraightTalk.com provides a coverage map that allows current users to search by ZIP code and phone number to determine the available coverage. The phone used on the network also affects the available coverage zone.
Depending on the phone the consumer chooses, his Straight Talk coverage in his home area could be the same as his coverage with a postpaid carrier. The greatest differences in coverage are in areas where the assigned network coverage is spotty, as Straight Talk does not allow roaming.
As of 2015, Straight Talk Wireless offers prepaid cell phones, service plans and mobile hot spots. It also offers landline phone service, vehicle monitoring and home security alert hardware.
The websites of individual service providers including Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile display area coverage maps for their wireless calling plans. Other sites, such as Sensorly.com and OpenSignal.com, compare wireless network access in specific locations throughout the United States.
As of 2015, Straight Talk Wireless reviews are mixed. ConsumerAffairs.com reported an average of one star out of five from approximately 1,500 reviewers. PrepaidReviews.com rated Straight Talk as excellent with an average of 4.5 stars out of five. Viewpoints.com gave it 3.4 stars out of five.
The terms and conditions for Straight Talk prepaid wireless include agreeing to arbitration for all disputes with the company, not using Straight Talk phones on other carriers and adhering to Straight Talk's restrictions on unlimited data usage. The full terms are available to view on Straight Talk'