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Straight Talk Wireless Display At Local To BestMVNO Area Walmart

Verizon Pushing Straight Talk Users To Its Network, Simple Mobile Has Verizon SIMs

Joe Paonessa - May 25, 2022
In November of 2021, Verizon Wireless closed on its acquisition of Tracfone and all of its associated brands including Straight Talk Wireless, Simple Mobile, and Walmart Family Mobile among others. In February, BestMVNO reported that Tracfone brands were preparing to be available exclusively on the Verizon network. On March 1,
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Visible iPhone SE 2022 Model Deal Includes $200 Gift Card

Visible & Straight Talk Now Have iPhone SE 3 Deals, Include $200 Gift Card Offer

Joe Paonessa - Mar 18, 2022
Verizon brands Visible, Straight Talk, and Total Wireless have launched iPhone SE 2022 deals. Visible probably has the best offer of the three as those who buy the device will pick up a $200 gift card. Visible is selling the phone for $429 or $17.87/mo with financing. Straight Talk and
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Tracfone 6 Months Free With iPhone SE Purchase

Tracfone Offers Buy An iPhone SE Get 6 Months Of Free Service, Other Trac Brands Also Have Tax Season Deals

Stephen Vicinanza - Mar 8, 2022
Tracfone is offering six months of free service when you purchase an iPhone SE. Other Tracfone brands including Simple Mobile, Straight Talk Wireless, Total Wireless, and Family Mobile are also offering tax season deals. Tracfone iPhone SE Free Service Plan Bundle Deal Details And Fine Print Pay $289.99 for an
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Straight Talk Wireless First TV Ad Of 2022 Tax Season

Straight Talk’s New TV Ad For Tax Season Is All About Unlimited, While Tracfone’s New TV Ad Says No To Unlimited

Joe Paonessa - Feb 28, 2022
Tracfone brands Straight Talk Wireless and Tracfone have both launched new TV commercials targeting different market segments. Straight Talk’s ad is focused on getting consumers to spend their tax refunds on its $45 unlimited plan. Tracfone’s new TV ad is for those who don’t need unlimited. Wave7 Research recently detailed
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Tracfone Starting To Wind Down AT&T And T-Mobile Activations

Tracfone Brands Preparing To Be Available Exclusively On Verizon’s Network

Joe Paonessa - Feb 28, 2022
In late November of 2021, Verizon announced that it had closed on its acquisition of Tracfone and all of its associated brands. Some Tracfone brands, like Straight Talk Wireless, have always been available for use on any major carrier network in the USA, while others, like Simple Mobile and Walmart
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Straight Talk Wireless December 2021 Plan Updates

Straight Talk 1st Changes Under Verizon Ownership, $45 Plan Goes Unlimited

Joe Paonessa - Dec 2, 2021
Straight Talk Wireless has made its first plan changes under Verizon’s ownership. Leading the way with change is the $45 plan which now includes unlimited data. Verizon formally announced the closing of its acquisition of Tracfone and its associated brands on November 23. BestMVNO learned of this particular plan change
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New Straight Talk Wireless Commercial Touts 5G Nationwide Network

Straight Talk’s Latest TV Ad Touts 5G, With No Ed O’Neil Voiceover

Joe Paonessa - Jul 27, 2021
Straight Talk Wireless has released a new TV commercial. The new ad touts Straight Talk’s rollout of 5G coverage and an offer for a Samsung Galaxy A32 5G smartphone. Notably though, as far as I’m aware for the first time in years, the ad does not feature actor Ed O’Neil
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Straight Talk Wireless New Commercial Touts Hotspot

Tracfone Brands Including Straight Talk Resume TV Advertising

Joe Paonessa - May 12, 2021
The firm Wave7 Research noted in a recent report sent out to its subscribers that Tracfone brands Total Wireless and Straight Talk Wireless have resumed TV advertising following a bit of a hiatus. Straight Talk is once again airing its “Life’s Mishaps” ad that originally ran last year. BestMVNO reported
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Straight Talk Tax Time WOW Display Photographed At A KS Walmart By Wave7 Research

Straight Talk Launches New Commercial, Highlights $199 Galaxy A51 Deal

Joe Paonessa - Feb 24, 2021
A new report issued by the subscription-based firm Wave7 Research has indicated that Straight Talk Wireless is now in full swing with its tax season promos. Straight Talk has launched a new TV commercial featuring one of its tax time offers, a Samsung Galaxy A51 for $199. There’s also a
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Actor Dan Levy's Eyebrows Featured In New Visible Advertising Campaign

Visible’s Less Conventional Ad Approach Gets Views, Others Like Mint Mobile Focused On More Traditional Means

Joe Paonessa - Nov 30, 2020
This holiday shopping season has seen an increase in the number of prepaid wireless brands investing in the marketing of their services. Consumer Cellular, Cricket Wireless, Metro by T-Mobile, Mint Mobile, Straight Talk Wireless, TextNow, and Visible have all launched new video advertising campaigns. While most have focused on traditional
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Straight Talk Has A New Unlimited Phone Plan (Photo Via @KingOfTechDeals On Twitter)

Straight Talk Wireless Releases A More Premium “Unlimited” Plan

Joe Paonessa - Sep 24, 2020
Straight Talk Wireless has added a new phone plan to its lineup. It is a $65 “unlimited” data plan called “Platinum Unlimited.” It offers premium features over Straight Talk’s standard unlimited data plan, the “Ultimate Unlimited” plan. Thanks to @KingOfTechDeals for pointing the new plan out to me. @yeswap @wave7jeff
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Straight Talk Offers No Fees No Deposit Phone Payment Plan

Straight Talk Wireless’s New No Fees Phone Payment Plan Featured In New TV Commercial

Joe Paonessa - Jul 23, 2020
Straight Talk Wireless is the largest of the Tracfone owned brands and its subscriber count continues to grow. In quarter 2 of 2020, Straight Talk added 270,000 new subscribers bringing the MVNO’s total subscriber count to 9.743 million, up from 9.473 million in quarter 1. Year over year Straight Talk
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Straight Talk Wireless Has A New Tagline "No Contract No Compromise"

Straight Talk Wireless Follows Up Q1 Growth With New “No Contract, No Compromise” Tagline

Joe Paonessa - May 18, 2020
Straight Talk Wireless continues to be a bright spot for its parent company América Móvil. In quarter 1 of 2020, the brand added 91k new subscribers, bringing its total subscriber count to 9.473 million. This is in contrast to major carrier prepaid brands all of which saw a loss in
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Straight Talk Wireless's $35 Phone Plan Now Includes 5GB Data

Straight Talk Wireless $35 Phone Plan Now Includes 5GB High-Speed Data

Joe Paonessa - Apr 30, 2020
Straight Talk Wireless has made a change to one of its wireless plans. The $35 plan now includes 5GB of high-speed data. This is up from its previous allotment of 3GB. Gilbert Lopez first noted the change at a local Walmart a week ago. The plan is finally live on
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Straight Talk Wireless Prominently On Display At Local Walmart

For The First Time Straight Talk Has More Subscribers Than All Other Tracfone Brands Combined

Joe Paonessa - Feb 24, 2020
For the first time ever, Straight Talk Wireless now has more subscribers than all other Tracfone brands combined, excluding SafeLink.  SafeLink is a notable exclusion because it is part of the government-funded Lifeline program that helps low-income consumers get discounted phone service. Straight Talk Wireless’s subscriber count currently sits at
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