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Straight Talk Wireless Home Phone
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  • All the features you need at no extra cost, even calls to 411
  • Portable wireless device
  • No high-speed internet or landline required
  • About this item

    This Straight Talk Wireless Home Phone provides you with the features you need and even calls 411. No high-speed Internet or landline is required with this Straight Talk Home Phone, and it is compatible with your existing corded or cordless phone. With this Straight Home Phone, you can also keep your current number or get a new one. This Straight Talk Wireless Home Phone is a portable wireless device and service plans are sold separately.


    Straight Talk Wireless Home Phone:

    • Service plans are sold separately
    • All the features you need at no extra cost, even calls to 411
    • Portable wireless device
    • No high-speed internet or landline required
    • Compatible with your existing corded or cordless phone
    • Keep your current number or get a new one
    • Works with $15 Unlimited Nationwide Calling Service Plan or $30 Unlimited Nationwide and International Calling Plan

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    Service Carrier: Straight Talk
    Multi Pack Indicator: No
    Battery Type: Lithium Ion
    Model No.: STHUH226CPWP
    Shipping Weight (in pounds): 8.0
    Product in Inches (L x W x H): 1.5 x 7.0 x 5.0
    Assembled in Country of Origin: Imported
    Origin of Components: Imported
    Walmart No.: 551011379
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    International Calling to over 1,000 destinations in Mexico, Canada, India and in other countries
    International Calling to over 1,000 destinations in Mexico, Canada, India and in other countries
    No contracts, no bills and no credit checks
    No contracts, no bills and no credit checks
    Nationwide 24/7/365 service
    Nationwide 24/7/365 service
    Low monthly cost and no hidden fees
    Low monthly cost and no hidden fees
    No long distance or roaming charges
    No long distance or roaming charges
    Unlimited nationwide voicemail, caller ID, 3 way calling, call waiting, call forwarding, 911 and 411
    Unlimited nationwide voicemail, caller ID, 3 way calling, call waiting, call forwarding, 911 and 411
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    good way to save money
    2/11/2013

    Customer review by Gougednomore

    5.0 stars by Gougednomore

    Living in a very rural area had doubts as to whether or not I'd get reception. Set up next to window as recommended, no signal. Lifted device up about 18 in and noticed the blue device lights indicated strong signal, cool! Solution was to mount 18 inches above desk next to window for very strong signal. Second potential problem: my old phone company. Originally had planned on porting existing number, and my phone company refused to let Straight talk folks have permission to port my number, even though I still had existing landline account active and had given permission for this change of service. Called Straight talk folks helpline, and asked if going with a new number would allow a work around to get activated, they said "yes". So, unwilling to allow my soon to be cancelled very expensive landline company to further impede my attempt to get a new method of landline up and running, chose to go with a new phone number. The cordial folks at straight talk spent about a half hour changing the nature of my new account to go with new number rather than further attempting to port old number, and activated my new phone and number while on the phone with them. Voila, new phone number, new phone service up and running, in spite of former landline company trying to prevent this. Old phone company was charging me 27.95 for landline, and another 25 dollars on top of that in subscriber charges, surcharge charges, surcharge recovery charges, taxes, and other charges disguised to appear to be some sort of federal charges. Straight talk is 15 dollars a month, and 1.55 extra to cover ALL actual federal charges, taxes, state taxes, 911 service charges, and recovery charges. So, why did my old phone company charge 24 dollars more for what cost them 1.55? MMMMMMNnnn. Old phone company "gave" me 30 min of long distance "free" for around 50 dollars a month, 600.00+ a year, and straight talk costs 16.55 a month for unlimited long distance, local and includes all federal and state taxes and charges. 198.60 for a year compared to 600.00 plus a year, I like the unlimited calling for 198.60 a year better. Yes, could've gone with voip for cheaper, but since my old landline company is my dsl server and the only one available in the area, if that went down there would be no way to make any calls, emergency or otherwise. I went with Straight talk to have a phone (have no cell phone) for occasional calls w/no worries about astronomical long distance charges, and to have communications available in the event of no dsl service. This system is not dependent on having an internet connection, and is to replace a landline. My landline service jacked up my service another 20 dollars last month without notice or apparent reason, and that was my inspiration to finally dump my phone service with them. They got too greedy, and tried to make the billing charges appear as if they were "federal" charges, which they weren't, only .68 cents of the extra 20 plus in charges were actual federal taxes/charges. Very pleased with this alternative. And if Straight talk doesn't work in your area, you can return it at your local Walmart for refund. So, no risk. Great way to stop being gouged by your local telephone company.

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    Gougednomore
    Minnesota
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:45 - 54
    Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
    Gender:Female
    Usage:Every few days
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    Great alternative to VOIP
    2/1/2013

    Customer review by gphiflava87

    5.0 stars by gphiflava87

    I have had this home phone service since it came out at the end of October. I have to say that I absolutely love having a phone that provides everything I need for $15 plus tax (it runs off the Verizon network). I also went ahead and bought one for my grandma. She was paying over $70/month for basic phone service (which didn't include long distance calls or voicemail). Setup took less then 15 minutes and we were up and running. If you're thinking of buying this, you definitely should!

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    gphiflava87
    Tulsa, OK
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:25 - 34
    Ownership:2 - 3 months
    Gender:Female
    Usage:Every day
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    So far, so good...
    2/11/2013

    Customer review by NormfromGA

    4.0 stars by NormfromGA

    In interest of full disclosure, I have only been using this for less than a day, but I thought I would share a couple of things that I hadn't seen mentioned elsewhere. 1. This system has really free 411 service. Yes, you have to listen to a couple of short "words from our sponsors", but the system seems able to find numbers pretty well, and will connect the call for you, if you wish. And you don't have to punch in a ten-digit toll free number to do it; just "411." If you live in a household where nobody writes down numbers, or can never seem to find a phone directory, this can save dozens of bucks per month all by itself. 2. Also, if one hopes to port their old phone number, but would still like to get all their calls through this system in the interim, one may be able to put a feature of their old system to good use: call forwarding. Often this feature is thrown in the features package, along with caller-ID and three-way calling, but it may have never been used. Now you can set your old call forwarding to transfer all your calls to your new, temporary number, and people will be able to contact you on your new system without being aware of it. Of course, once your old system is disconnected, calls won't be forwarded, but, with luck, calls to your old number will be connected to your new system directly. Like I said, I have just hook the system up, but so far, all my calls to my old number are arriving in my new system OK. It is what it says it is, a wireless home phone system. If you have any questions about whether it will meet your requirements, do what you do for any other WalMart purchase: buy it, try it, and REMEMBER TO KEEP THE RECEIPT!

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    NormfromGA
    Georga
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:65 or older
    Ownership:1 week or less
    Gender:Male
    Usage:Every day
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    Just wondering if this is truly just 15 dollars a month or 15 plus taxes, etc
    by Modigliamo 11/19/2014
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    • A. I just bought my first card at WalMart and they added a 911 charge on to it!
      by Madisonvillian5/12/2015
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    • A. The answers given so far are generally correct. However, it really boils down to what your local jurisdiction requires or does not require Walmart/Straight Talk to collect. For example, if you ordered the card on this page in Washington state, not only sales tax would be charged but also a $.95 tax/fee for "e911 fees, recycling and environmental disposal fees." If you ordered this exact card from Walmart in the state of Nevada, as another example, Walmart would only charge $15 as Nevada does not require sales tax to be collected on phone cards/service and also does not require any other fees. So, it will depend on not only what state you reside but also the local jurisdiction in that state --county, city, etc.-- on what they require Walmart/Straight Talk to collect.
      by richardarr5/19/2015
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    • A. If you buy the refill card in a Walmart store, the only extra you pay on the $15 refill card is sales tax. In my area that amounts to about $1.35 extra (9% sales tax). There are no other taxes, surcharges, fees, etc. If you refill online, it is slightly more for some unknown reason. But for $16.35 a month for unlimited home phone, unlimited long distance, all running on reliable Verizon towers, it's a great deal- about 1/3 the cost of a landline.
      by T6805/16/2015
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    • A. If you buy from Walmart or Walmart.com, the only additional charge is your normal sales tax. There aren't any hidden phone fees. You can check the actual price you will have to pay by adding a card to your cart and proceeding through the checkout process; you can cancel just before "payment".
      by ligera155/12/2015
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    • A. there are taxes involved. My bill is pretty much about $16.50 a month.
      by AJnMyzMom5/12/2015
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