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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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Latest Tracfone Brand Deals Include 10%-25% Off Phone And Plan Bundle Purchases

Tracfone Brand February Promos Feature Up To 25% Off Phone & Plan Purchases

Joe Paonessa - Feb 5, 2020
Tracfone brands including Straight Talk Wireless, Net10, Simple Mobile, Total Wireless and Tracfone itself have all issued new promos for February.  All providers are now offering various bundle discounts when a phone and plan are purchased together. Straight Talk Wireless is offering 10% off when the promo code REWARDS10 is
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LG Stylo 4 And Moto G7 Optimo Are Currently Discounted At Straight Talk Wireless

Straight Talk 2020 Kickoff Includes LG Stylo 4 and Moto G7 Optimo for $59.99

Gilbert Lopez - Jan 20, 2020
TracFone Inc’s subsidiary Straight Talk has quietly started promoting a 2020 kickoff sale with several devices getting price reductions. Also available is a selection of free (with plan purchase) reconditioned devices. While we are 20 days into the new year, these promotions seemed to have started on 1/19/2020. With the
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Walmart Has Rolled Back Pricing On Tracfone Related Brand Phones

Walmart Drops Prices On Several Tracfone Inc Devices, Including Samsung Galaxy A10e For $99 On Total Wireless & Family Mobile

Gilbert Lopez - Jan 10, 2020
A few days removed from the holidays and only weeks away from the beginning of Tax Season, Walmart has started to slash prices on several devices on Tracfone Inc’s subsidiaries Straight Talk, Total Wireless, Family Mobile, and Simple Mobile. The price changes took effect on 1/5/2020.  Some more device changes
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Several Tracfone Brands Including Straight Talk Wireless Have The iPhone 6 On Sale For $99

Top Offers This Week From Tracfone Brands include $99 iPhone 6s from Straight Talk

Gilbert Lopez - Dec 15, 2019
TracFone brands have several offers available just in time for the holidays. The carrier brought back Black Friday pricing for the iPhone 6s & 6S+ on most of their subsidiaries, as well as knocking $40 off the popular A10e bringing the price down to $99 from $139.  The A10e was
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Total Wireless Phone Plans Will Soon Come With Mobile Hotspot

Total Wireless Now Offers Mobile Hotspot, At Least According To Company’s Official eBay Store

Joe Paonessa - Dec 8, 2019
Total Wireless subscribers will soon officially be able to use their phones as a mobile hotspot.  Mobile hotspot has technically not been allowed on the provider, however, some users in the past had been able to get it working.  I had working mobile hotspot when I first reviewed Total Wireless
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Straight Talk Wireless Black Friday 2019 Deal Samsung Galaxy A10e For $49.99

Tracfone Brand Holiday Deals Are Here, Get A Samsung Galaxy A10E For $49.99

Joe Paonessa - Nov 28, 2019
The Tracfone family of brands have released their Black Friday holiday offers.  Phone deals are now available from NET10, Straight Talk Wireless, Simple Mobile, Total Wireless and Tracfone.  There’s a lot of overlap between the brands with what devices they have on sale.  Each brand limits phone orders to 2
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TCL A1X Is New At Walmart Family Mobile

Tracfone Family Of Brands Have Released New Phones Featuring Samsung Galaxy A10e For $139.99

Joe Paonessa - Oct 4, 2019
Some of the major Tracfone family of brands, which include Straight Talk Wireless, Total Wireless, Tracfone, Simple Mobile and Walmart Family Mobile have refreshed their phone lineups.  A total of nearly a dozen new phones have been released and availability varies based on the wireless brand.  The phone plan lineup
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Moto G7 Power Is One Of Several New Devices Coming To Straight Talk Wireless

TracFone Brands Straight Talk And Walmart Family Mobile Set To Launch Several New Phones

Joe Paonessa - Jun 7, 2019
According to Tracfone brand authority and vlogger Mil Hustles, Straight Talk Wireless and Walmart Family Mobile are set to launch several new devices.  Hustles says that the brands typically launch new devices from June onward until the end of the year. The new devices coming to Straight Talk Wireless include
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Straight Talk Wireless Launches Cut Your Bill In Half Ad Campaign

Straight Talk Wireless Launches “Cut Your Bill In Half” Advertising Campaign

Joe Paonessa - May 9, 2019
Straight Talk Wireless has launched a new advertising campaign.  Wave7 Research is reporting that the MVNO began to air two new television ads on 4/29/19.  One ad, shown below, urges wireless shoppers to “cut their bill in half with Straight Talk Wireless.”  The ad features Straight Talk Wireless’s $45/month plan
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The Straight Talk Wireless LG Premier Pro Is Available For Free At Select Walmart Locations

Straight Talk Wireless Is Offering Free Phone At Walmart, Perhaps For The First Time

Joe Paonessa - Mar 7, 2019
A little over a month ago Straight Talk Wireless began offering the LG Premier Pro for free online through the Straight Talk Wireless website.  Now, Wave7 Research has noted that Straight Talk Wireless is offering the device for free through Walmart in some markets.  What’s interesting here is the firm
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