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: Continue Reading
Google has developed an optional security feature called 2-step verification that helps protect Google accounts from identity theft and other online threats. Using Google’s 2-step verification, signing into Google account requires both your password and a verification code you will receive on your mobile phone via SMS. Continue Reading
Last year, Globe introduced MY SUPER PLAN, a fully-customizable plan which let their subscribers personalize their plan by choosing and paying only for the services that they need. Among the list of their add-ons are three unlimited texting plans: Continue Reading
Do you want to know which mobile phone number belongs to which network? Below is a list of mobile number prefixes used by Globe, Smart, Sun Cellular, Red Mobile, Talk ‘N Text, and Touch Mobile. This list is useful for those who often subscribe to unlimited text or call services. Continue Reading
Globe GCASH and Smart Money are the two available mobile money platforms in the Philippines. Here are the comparison between Globe GCASH and Smart Money in terms of registration, sending money, withdrawal, security and other features.
Globe now offers GCASH account holders a convenient way of withdrawing money from any ATM across the country. Unlike before, where users had to find a Globe business center to do a “cash-out” transaction, GCASH ATM card enables users to withdraw money at any Bancnet, Megalink, ExpressNet and Encash Automated Teller Machines in the Philippines. Continue Reading
Sun Cellular, a subsidiary of Gokongwei-owned Digital Telecommunications Inc (Digitel), was the first telecom to hit 1 million in postpaid subscriptions.
As of June 2010, Ayala-owned Globe Telecom had 909,000 postpaid subscribers. Meanwhile, PLDT group’s wireless unit, Smart Communications had a total of 439,844 postpaid subscribers for the first half of 2010. Continue Reading
Globe GCASH has teamed up with Boku/Paymo to revolutionalize the world of virtual payments. Through this partnership both companies will be able to reach their global targets in the world of mobile commerce. This will allow their users to purchase virtual goods from any merchant in the Boku global merchant network including, Facebook. Continue Reading
Metro Manila was recently hit by Typhoon Ondoy leaving people’s homes submerged in flood. The easiest way to help is by donating through SMS. Send your SMS donations for Ondoy victims to the following: Continue Reading
Following persistent public protest, the House of Representatives is now retreating from its the plan to impose a five-centavo tax on text messages two weeks after approving it for plenary voting on Sept. 8.
The Ways and Means committee of the House of Representatives approved last Tuesday a bill proposing to collect a five-centavo excise tax for every text message sent.
Antique Rep. Exequiel Javier said the committee agreed to a proposed tax on text without the “no pass-on provision” being insisted by Ilocos Sur Rep. Eric Singson. The no pass-on provision (House bill 6625) would prevent telecommunication firms from passing the tax on to consumers. Continue Reading
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 network,” says Red Mobile Product Manager Darvin Sy Su.
Red Mobile is using the same telecommunication infrastructures and technology of SMART. This means that Red Mobile will be powered by 8, 477 cellsites.
Pinoy Bingo Night, which originated from America’s National Bingo Night, is the newest game show of ABS-CBN hosted by Ms. Kris Aquino.
Everyday, 200 studio audiences, called as Bingoers, will play and compete against the Solo Studio contestatant. The Bingoers can win 50,000 pesos for every game, while the Solo Studio contestant can win up to Continue Reading
Sun Cellular’s Call and Text International SIM 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, Cayman Island, Cyprus, Turkey, Northern Marianas Island, Jamaica, Bahamas & Puerto Rico.