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). Continue Reading
Listed below are the prices of 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 combo of unlimited call and text is priced at Php 20.00 for 1 day. 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.
Important things to know about Red Mobile:
- Red Mobile SIM is now available on selected retail outlets for P 39.
- Prefix number is 0938. You cannot have your mobile numbers customized anymore.
- Cost of voice calls per minute, text, and MMS is P 0.50 (Red Mobile to Red Mobile)
- A 3G mobile phone is required. You will need to set the network settings on your 3G handset to 3G / Dual mode or UMTS mode. If you’re looking for a cheap 3G phone to use with Red Mobile, try LG KU250.
To activate your Red Mobile’s 3G / MMS settings, text Continue Reading
When I saw an advertisement on TV this morning that said something like, “Red Mobile, coming soon”, I didn’t know that it was Umobile until this afternoon. I got a call from Umobile (9811500) and they told me that they have changed their name to Red Mobile. They will send me a new Red Mobile SIM for FREE anytime from Nov 16 to 20. Like before, they still require me to present a photocopy of my valid ID upon delivery of the SIM.