Straight Talk is a service provided by TracFone Wireless Inc., the largest no-contract cell phone provider in the U.S. that boasts more than 25 million subscribers. Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Miami, Florida, TracFone Wireless is a subsidiary of América Móvil, the leading provider of telecommunication services in Latin America.
Straight Talk was established in 2010 due to the partnership between TracFone and Walmart and is currently exclusive to Walmart stores. Straight Talk offers the U.S. residents the opportunity to get access to the best networks without the expense and the commitment that is typically associated with contracts. Choose Straight Talk, a pay-as-you go prepaid wireless phone service, to forget about long term contracts, credit checks, activation fees, monthly bills and various age limits. Straight Talk also offers a variety of prepaid, no contract, phones on their website for use with their plans. Just bring AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, or unlocked GSM phones to Straight Talk and purchase a SIM card or activation kit and air time from the company. At Straight Talk customers can also purchase Straight Talk branded iPhones including the (iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, and iPhone 6) available online and at Walmart as well as the BlackBerry Curve.