SMS Industry

Telcos provide Libreng Tawag and Charging stations for Yolanda survivors

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in Cellular Coverage

Globe, Smart and Sun Cellular continue to provide free calls and charging services by setting up Libreng Tawag and Libreng Charging stations in Visayas. Below is a compiled list of Libreng Tawag and Libreng Charging stations from Globe, Smart and Sun Cellular. T - Libreng Tawag C - Libreng Charging Both [...]

Globe GTSOS, Smart SOS offers emergency load service

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS Services, Text Prices and Promos

Globe and Smart offers emergency text loan service called Globe GTSOS and Smart SOS that allows instant borrowing of load anytime. This is useful in cases of emergency, bad timing, or simply lack of funds. For Globe/TM prepaid subscribers, text GTSOS to 3733 You will get 3 emergency SMS credits (to [...]

Cellphone signals in Quiapo jammed during Nazarene feast

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in Cellular Coverage

Malacanang on Monday ordered telecommunications companies to temporarily shut off cellphone signals in Quiapo and along the route of the Black Nazarene procession as part of the government's security measure against terrorist attacks. Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Nicanor Bartolome said the order will [...]

PLDT-Digitel deal finally approved by NTC

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS Industry

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) has finally completed its delayed takeover of rival Digital Telecommunications Philippines, Inc. (Digitel) after securing the much-awaited approval from National Telecommunications Commissions (NTC). PLDT, partly owned by Hong Kong's First Pacific Co Ltd [...]

Prepaid unlimited text promos as of August 2011

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in Text Prices and Promos

Listed below are the prices of prepaid unlimited text promos offered by Globe, Smart, Sun Celluar, Touch Mobile, Talk 'N Text, and Red Mobile. For as low as Php 4.00, you can subscribe to an unlimited text promo good for 1 day. While the lowest priced unlimited-text-to-all promo is priced at Php 20.00 for 1 day. For [...]

Introducing Smart’s unlimited text postpaid plans

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in Text Prices and Promos

Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has entered the unli postpaid market by offering the most affordable postpaid plans ever. These two new unlimited texting postpaid plans are: Unli Postpaid Plan 299 (Php 299/month), unlimited text to Smart/Red/Talk N' Text/Addict Mobile Unli Postpaid Plan 599 (Php 599/month), [...]

Unlimited texting add-ons for Globe postpaid plans

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in Text Prices and Promos

Last year, Globe introduced three unlimited texting add-ons as part of MY SUPER PLAN, a fully-customizable plan which allow subscribers to personalize their plan by choosing and paying only for the services that they need. These three unlimited texting add-ons are the following: My Super ONE (Php 175/month), unlimited [...]

Red Mobile now compatible with 2G phones

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS Industry

Red Mobile, which was initially introduced to operate only on 3G mobile phones, has now been made available to 2G handsets. "By expanding the scope of our services to 2G handsets, more consumers among the estimated 14 to 16 million Filipino mobile phone users will enjoy the competitive rates offered by our [...]

Sun Cellular offers 1 peso international SMS

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in Text Prices and Promos

Sun Cellular offers a new SIM called, Call and Text International SIM, that allows anyone to text their loved ones abroad for only P1 per text message. This SMS rate applies to 20 countries namely: USA, Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Macau, Japan, Qatar, Brunei, Guam, Hawaii, Oman, [...]

Introducing Red Mobile

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS Industry

Red Mobile is the new brand name replacing Umobile owned by CURE telecom that uses 3G network to make calls and send text messages. CURE is owned by Smart Communications. Important things to know about Red Mobile: Red Mobile SIM is now available on selected retail outlets for P 39. Prefix number is 0938. [...]

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