Tuesday, May 31, 2011

The World is Yours

Share & Bookmark Using Straight Talk to talk, text and surf the Web all over the United States is great. But now, you can talk to people all over the world with Straight Talk International Long Distance.

And you can also register non-Straight Talk phones -- like your landline, if you still have one -- for the service.

Straight Talk International Long Distance packages cost as little as $5.

Find out more, here.

You've got the world in your hands, with Straight Talk.

Thursday, May 26, 2011


Share & Bookmark We hear from a lot of Straight Talkers that they love the convenience of Straight Talk

You can easily add service whenever you need to and can purchase a new phone and upgrade yourself. No contract. No activation fees. No bills!

It's simplicity itself and the price is right.

That's convenience!

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Monday, May 23, 2011

Upgrade yourself

Share & Bookmark With Straight Talk, there's no contract, so you can upgrade any time you like.

There's never an activation fee or upgrade fee. And since there's no contract, there's no contract extension.

When you want to upgrade, purchase a new Straight Talk phone, then visit the website to activate and port your old number and any remaining Service to your new phone.

Very simple.

Why sign a contract to use a phone, then sign another one to "upgrade?"

You don't.

Get Straight Talk instead.

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Thursday, May 19, 2011

International Long Distance

Share & Bookmark Straight Talk International Long Distance Service is a flexible prepaid calling service that enables you to make international calls from your home, cell or office phone at low rates.

Straight Talk International Long Distance Service has no contracts and no monthly cost.

Just buy the dollar amount of service with your credit card through Straight Talk My Account. Call the access number from any one of your registered phone numbers and you are ready to make international long distance calls. Straight Talk International Long Distance Service also provides easy access to your call history and payment history.

Sign up on our website at Straight Talk.com and go to My Account. Fill out the short form and register the phone numbers you are going to be calling from. Buy calling time with your credit or debit card and you are ready to make long distance calls.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Get Hooked on Fantasy Fishing

Share & Bookmark It’s fun and easy, and you can grab your share of $500,000 in prizes! Registration is free and you don’t have to know anything about fishing to hook a great prize.

Register FREE here.

Presented in conjunction with the 2011 Walmart FLW Tour, contestants select a team of 10 anglers for each of the 10 events. Fifty prizes are awarded for each tournament as well as 10 cumulative prizes for the top overall finishers at the end of the year.
Hurry! Enter today!

First place prize, $100,000 cash. 2nd place prize, fully-equipped Ranger Z520 boat (est. $50K value); 3rd place, 2011 Chevy Camaro (est. $25K value). Plus dozens of Walmart gift cards and other great prizes. Please visit FantasyFishing.com for complete rules and details.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Not locked in

Share & Bookmark When you sign a contract to use a cell phone, you're locked in to a plan and a phone for two years or more.

With Straight Talk, you can switch between UNLIMITED and ALL YOU NEED service whenever you like.

Want a new phone? No problem.

Simply purchase a new one and transfer your phone number and service. No activation fee. No contract.

Straight Talk, indeed.

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Surpassing Verizon, TracFone notches 1.1M net adds in Q4

By Mike Dano

Feb. 9 2011 - 6:03 pm - América Móvil's TracFone MVNO service netted a whopping 1.1 million new subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2010, finishing the period with a total of 17.7 million subscribers.

TracFone's net adds put it in the same league as some of the nation's Tier 1 wireless carriers. For example, Verizon Wireless (NYSE:VZ [1]), the nation's largest wireless carrier, recorded 955,000 total net customer additions in the fourth quarter, ending the period with 102.2 million "total wireless connections."

Such a comparison isn't completely fair, however. TracFone doesn't operate its own wireless network--instead, as an MVNO, the company essentially piggybacks on the networks of Verizon , AT&T Mobility (NYSE:T [2]) and T-Mobile USA, reselling their services under TracFone's brands, which include Straight Talk, Net10 and others. Thus, TracFone's net customer additions are also counted by its host carriers under their "wholesale" column.

Nonetheless, TracFone's stellar growth is notable. The company has grown its U.S. subscriber base from 14.4 million in December of 2009 to 16.7 million in September 2010 to 17.7 million at the end of the fourth quarter of last year.

As for TracFone's subscriber metrics, the company's minutes of use skyrocketed 219 percent year over year, from 94 in the fourth quarter of 2009 to 300 in the fourth quarter of 2010. TracFone attributed the growth to its Straight Talk unlimited service. TracFone's average revenue per user grew from $10 to $14 during the same period while its churn remained relatively unchanged at around 4 percent.

Read the full story here.

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CTIA-The Wireless Association's statement on usage and cost for mobile phone calls

WASHINGTON, DC CTIA-The Wireless Association® issued the following statement today in response to the OECD Communications Outlook report on usage and cost for mobile phone calls:

The headline from the recently released OECD Communications Outlook report reads that Finland, the Netherlands, and Sweden have the lowest prices for mobile phone calls among OECD countries, while the highest prices were found in Canada, Spain, and the United States. But since U.S. consumers enjoy the lowest per minute rates of all of the OECD countries, what today’s OECD report really shows is that some international comparisons just don’t make sense – especially when built on flawed assumptions.

The real story is buried on page 275 of the OECD report which states:

“It is important to note again that the OECD calling pattern in the basket can be significantly different than common calling profiles in a specific country. For example, the high-usage OECD basket includes 1,680 outgoing voice calls per year while users in the United States average 9,600 minutes of voice calls (combined incoming and outgoing) per year. In this case the basket provides the cost of buying exactly the calls and messages in the OECD basket rather than what may be considered a ‘typical’ bundle in the market.”

Read the full article here.