Walmart and Straight Talk to offer the iPhone on its $45 No Contract Unlimited Plan

Walmart and Straight Talk to offer the iPhone on its $45 No Contract Unlimited

Retailer providing no-interest special financing on the iPhone 4 and iPhone 5
for only $25 a month

PR Newswire

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2013

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Walmart and Straight Talk Wireless,
America's largest and top rated no-contract cell phone provider, today put the
power back in the hands of customers with an industry game changing offer.
Starting on January 11, 2013 in more than 2,000 Walmart stores and online at, customers now have access to the iPhone 5 and iPhone 4 on
Straight Talk's $45 no contract unlimited talk, text and data plan. To make
this offer even more affordable, Walmart will be offering customers who
purchase the phone in the store, a no interest fixed-monthly payments special
financing offer for only $25 a month with a Walmart Credit Card.

The Straight Talk wireless no contract plan, exclusive to Walmart, saves
consumers on average $950 a year when they switch from conventional contract
plans with similar unlimited plans. To learn more about how Straight Talk
Wireless saves consumers $950 a year, please visit:

"We are thrilled to be bringing the remarkable iPhone 5 to customers looking
for one of the most advanced smartphones with one of the most affordable No
Contract plans ever," said F.J. Pollak, CEO and President, TracFone Wireless.
"The advanced iPhone 5 with our unlimited $45 monthly plan and Walmart's $25
special financing offer is a marriage made in heaven – making it the most
affordable premium smartphone offer in America. With this exclusive offer the
last reason for not purchasing the No Contract Straight Talk plan is gone."

"We believe customers shouldn't have to choose between saving money and having
the latest technology," said Seong Ohm, senior vice president of Entertainment
for Walmart U.S. "Now customers can have the coveted iPhone with unlimited
talk, text and data without a contract for $70 a month thanks to our exclusive
Straight Talk plan and industry first financing offer."

Pricing and Details for iPhone

The Apple iPhones for Straight Talk will be available for purchase at the
following prices:

  oiPhone 5 will be available in black and white for $649 for the 16GB model
  oiPhone 4 will be available in black and white for $449 for the 8GB model

Walmart will offer a special financing on the purchase of the phone for $25 a
month with a Walmart Credit Card on these select models. GE Capital Retail
Bank is the issuer of the Walmart Credit Cards.

Pricing for the Straight Talk no-contract plans include:

  o$45 – No Contract Monthly Plan with Unlimited Nationwide Talk, Text, and
  o$60 – No Contract Monthly Plan with Unlimited Nationwide Talk, Text, and
    Data PLUS Unlimited International Calling to more than 1,000 destinations
    in Mexico, Canada, India, and in other countries.

iPhone 5 is the thinnest and lightest iPhone ever, completely redesigned to
feature a stunning new 4-inch Retina display; an Apple-designed A6 chip for
blazing fast performance; and ultrafast wireless technology—all while
delivering even better battery life. iPhone 5 comes with iOS 6, the world's
most advanced mobile operating system with over 200 new features including:
the all new Maps app; Facebook integration; Passbook organization and even
more Siri features and languages. For more information on iPhone 5, please

For more information see: and

About Straight Talk Wireless
Straight Talk Wireless® is a brand of TracFone Wireless, Inc., America's
largest no-contract cellular service provider with over 21.6 million
subscribers, and a subsidiary of America Movil S.A.B. de C.V. ("AMX") (BMV:
AMX; NYSE: AMX; Nasdaq: AMOV; LATIBEX: XAMXL). AMX is the leading provider of
wireless services in Latin America. As of September 30, 2012, it had 255.9
million wireless subscribers -- more wireless customers than AT&T and Verizon
combined -- and 62.8 million fixed revenue generating units in the Americas.

About Walmart
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and
live better – anytime and anywhere – in retail stores, online, and through
their mobile devices. Each week, more than 200 million customers and members
visit our 10,400 stores under 69 banners in 27 countries and e-commerce
websites in 10 countries. With fiscal year 2012 sales of approximately $444
billion, Walmart employs more than 2.2 million associates worldwide. Walmart
continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and
employment opportunity. Additional information about Walmart can be found by
visiting, on Facebook at on Twitter at Online merchandise sales are available at

SOURCE Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Contact: Walmart Media Relations, +1-800-331-0085,
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