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Straight Talk Wireless is one of several brands owned by Carlos Slim, founder of América Móvil, a Mexican telecommunications corporation.  Other América Móvil brands include Tracfone, Net10, Page Plus Cellular, Telcel America, Simple Mobile, Safelink Wireless and Total Wireless. Straight Talk provides cellular service through all 4 major wireless providers in the USA.

For more about Straight Talk see the FAQ’s.

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Straight Talk Plans

Wireless Provider Talk Text Data Price
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Straight Talk 30

Special Features: data with autopay, 100 MB without autopay
Mobile Hotspot: No
1500 unlimited 0.2 GB (200 MB)


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Straight Talk 40V

Special Features: price with autopay for 3 months $45 without
Mobile Hotspot: No
unlimited unlimited 5 GB


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Straight Talk 55V

Special Features: Unlimited Mobile to Mobile to Mexico, China, India, & Canada, and Unlimited calls to select International landline destinations, price with autopay
Mobile Hotspot: No
unlimited unlimited 5 GB


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Straight Talk 10V

Special Features:
Mobile Hotspot: No
unlimited unlimited 10 GB




What network does Straight Talk use?

Straight Talk uses 4 networks, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint.

What phones does Straight Talk support?

Bring your own device, (byod) is supported.  Straight Talk supports most unlocked phones as long as they are not under contract elsewhere.  New Sprint prepaid phones which include those from Boost and Virgin Mobile will not be able to be activated after April 17, 2016 unless they are first used for one year with the previously mentioned prepaid brands.   Straight Talk provides phones for purchase though if you need one.

Is straight talk unlimited data really unlimited?

Yes.  However, once your plans high speed data allotment is used up speeds get reduced to as low as 64 kbps.

What are Straight Talk APN settings?

APN settings must be configured properly for internet and pictures messaging to work.  For proper configuration, see the Straight Talk APN settings page.

Do Straight Talk plans include taxes and fees?

Straight Talk’s plan prices do not include taxes and fees.  Taxes and fees will vary based on where you live, typical subscribers pay around 8%-10% extra in taxes and fees. Refill cards can be purchased either directly from Straight Talk’s website or through Walmart.  Taxes may also vary based on where you purchase your refill card.

What is Straight Talk’s LTE speed?

LTE speeds on Straight Talk are identical to the network you are using Straight Talk with except if your plan utilizes Verizon’s network.  Straight Talk plans that are on Verizon’s network will have download speeds that top out at approximately 5 Mbps and upload speeds at 2 Mbps.

Can I unlock My Straight Talk Phone?

Yes.  Straight Talk phones can be unlocked, however, you must keep your Straight Talk branded phone active for 12 months of service before Straight Talk will unlock it.

What is Straight Talk’s customer service number?

General Phone at: 1-877-430-CELL (2355)
Sim Card Customers: 1-855-222-CELL (2355)
Home Phone questions at: 1-800-299-7784

Does Straight Talk offer any pay in advance plan discounts?

Yes.  You can purchase a Straight Talk Year Plan, a 6 month plan or 90 day plan that includes unlimited talk, text and data with the first 5 GB at LTE speeds for $495, $255, and $130 respectively.  Overall savings compared to paying for the plan on a month to month basis would be $45, $15, and $5 respectively.