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

Tue Jan 8, 2013 5:30pm EST

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

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:

* iPhone 5 will be available in black and white for  $649  for the 16GB model
* iPhone 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:

* $45  - No Contract Monthly Plan with Unlimited Nationwide Talk, Text, and
* $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 visit:

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 and on
Twitter at Online merchandise sales are
available at and

SOURCE  Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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