Straight Talk is part of the Tracfone organization and is a branded prepaid carrier that is compatible with all devices. CDMA and GSM devices are compatible with Straight talk providing the device is unlocked and all outstanding payments have been made prior to switching.
Straight Talk offers a simple range of 3 plans that all include unlimited talk and text and an allowance of high speed data. Once users reach the monthly allotted amount of data, the download speed slows to 2G. There are no data overage charges.
Straight Talk also offers an unlimited international plan that includes unlimited talk and text for mobile to mobile to Mexico, China, India and Canada.
If users would like to bring their own device to Straight Talk, they can do so. To bring your own device, users will first need to make sure it has been paid in full to the original carrier and has been unlocked. Straight Talk offers both a GSM SIM Card Activation Kit and a CDMA SIM Card Activation Kit. Simply purchase the Activation Kit that is compatible with your phone, select a plan then follow the steps to activate the device.
Straight Talk offers smart phones from manufacturers such as Apple and Samsung, with payment options to purchase the devices outright through monthly payments plans, subject to credit check approval.
Customers wishing to bring their own phone to Straight Talk can do so.
Straight Talk also offers 3 Month unlimited plans, 6 month unlimited plans and 1 year unlimited plans for a one-time flat rate until expiry date. Each multiple month plan includes 5GB of high speed 4G LTE data per month, plus unlimited nationwide calls and text.
The only downside to Straight Talk is that customers only have the option to lease a limited number of device brands, currently only Samsung.
Straight Talk Network Specs
Technology: CDMA and GSM
2G Bandwidths (Talk): 800, 850, 1700/2100, 1900MHz
3G Bandwidths: 850, 1700/2100, 1900MHz
4G LTE (Bands 12, 17, 13, 26, 5, 4, 3, 35, 41): 700, 750, 800, 1700/2100, 1900, 2500MHz
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