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Straight Talk by Tracfone
Re: Straight Talk by Tracfone
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Date: Sun, 15 Nov 2009 13:51:04 -0500
From: "Thomas H Ward" <email@example.com>
Subject: Straight Talk by Tracfone
I have recently come across Straight Talk by Tracfone in my local Wal-Mart
store. They are advertising an unlimited everything rate plan for around
Since I live in a rural area of Virginia, and my service options are
extremely limited, this appeals to me. However, I am leery of purchasing
this phone because I can not find a coverage map on their web site nor
within their in-store brochures. Their brochures say that they are on "One
of Americans best networks"..
Anyone have any idea what wireless provider they are acting as an MVNO for?
Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2009 19:55:37 +0000 (UTC)
Subject: Re: Straight Talk by Tracfone
Thomas H Ward <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Since I live in a rural area of Virginia, and my service options are
> extremely limited, this appeals to me. However, I am leery of purchasing
> this phone because I can not find a coverage map on their web site nor
> within their in-store brochures. Their brochures say that they are on "One
> of Americans best networks"..
I had one a few years ago and it pretty much worked everywhere. They
seem to have reciprocal agreements with all the big players. Mine
worked in and around Blacksburg, Va. where I live, and when a friend
and I rode our motorcycles out ot Sturgis, SD it worked everywhere
there was a signal.
> Anyone have any idea what wireless provider they are acting as an
> MVNO for?
I think they home to Verizon when there is a choice, but as I said,
mine worked pretty much anyplace that had signal.
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