Wal-Mart and TracFone are rolling out a new, no-contract calling plan that costs $30 and provides customers with 1000 minutes, 1000 texts and 30MB of data per month. The plan is called Straight Talk. For heavier users, the Straight Talk Unlimited plan offers unlimited minutes, texts and data for $45 per month. The two companies have already conducted pilots of the new plan and are in the middle of rolling the Straight Talk plans out to all Wal-Mart stores nationwide.
i was never a fan of trackphones but the unlimited p lan for 45 is a good deal. So now we have boost unlimited for 50, pageplus for 40, revol for 35, and trakphone for 45. I guess these mnvos are going to place a certain amount of pressure on their parent companies to drive prices down. It also is steals the spot light fromtmobile black secret 50 unlimited and att 60 prepaid unlimited (voice and data)
You don't need a large roaming footprint or customer support. I worked at Radioshack for a few years, and after spending hours on hold just to get to someone in India who may or may not be able to help, we stopped offering any after-the-sale support o... (continues)
No Big Deal. PP is still better in more ways then one!
Had straight talk when they first started HORRIBLE outsourced service they still have only the same 3 phones. Been with and satisfied with Pageplus cellulars deal which is pretty much the same actually at this price point, they have tracfone beat. They offer more data. And on page plus unlimited plan which is 39.95 flat the 20mbs of data is enough for plenty of pix messaging. Also Pageplus you can pretty much bring any verizon handset! As long as esn is clean. So this is NO BIG DEAL!