What is Mobile Number Portability?

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS in Government, SMS Services

Mobile Number Portability (MNP) allows customers to retain their mobile phone numbers even after switching network providers or changing subscriptions from postpaid to prepaid and vice versa. MNP is being implemented by TCI or Telecommunications Connectivity Inc. (TCI), a joint venture formed by DITO, Globe, and Smart to enable number porting services in the Philippines in compliance with [...]

Red Mobile closes its doors as part of PLDT-Digitel deal

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS Industry

Red Mobile, also known as CURE (Connectivity Unlimited Resource Enterprises Inc.), which is a subsidiary of PLDT, will finally be closing its doors by the end of the month as confirmed by PLDT President Napoleon Nazareno. Red Mobile has a total of 1.3 million subscribers, and so far, about 85% or 1.1 million subscribers has already been migrated to Smart, another subsidiary of PLDT. [...]

BDO mobile banking on Smart (SMS-based)

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in Mobile Banking

BDO Mobile Banking allows instant access to own BDO deposit accounts (Checking and Savings Account) using a SMART or Talk ‘N Text mobile phone. It can be used to view the actual balance of enrolled Checking or Savings Account (CA/SA), transfer money to own enrolled BDO bank accounts, reload prepaid  [...]

BPI mobile banking on Smart (SMS-based)

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in Mobile Banking

BPI's mobile banking facility called BPI Express Mobile, allows BPI account holders to enjoy the convenience of doing wide range of bank transactions such as balance inquiry, fund transfers, bills payment, Smart prepaid airtime reloading and Smart Money reloading through their mobile phones. This service has [...]

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 [...]

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), [...]

Globe Telecom tops NTC performance study

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS in Government

The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has picked Globe Telecom Inc. as the most reliable and efficient mobile phone service provider in Metro Manila, based on their benchmarking study. Tests were conducted last year (Sept. 17 to Oct. 6, 2008) by NTC engineers on three cellular service operators [...]

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. [...]

Introduction to Smart Money (SMS version)

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in Mobile Banking

SMART MONEY is a re-loadable payment card that may either be accessed through a Smart mobile phone or a Smart Money MasterCard, similar to a debit/cash card. Smart Money enables Smart subscribers to manage their money from their mobile phones wherever they are, whenever they want. Smart Money [...]

UMobile, 1st ad-funded mobile service in Asia

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS Industry

Umobile (ümobile), is an ad-funded mobile service owned by Smart Communications, that will be offering free load to its subscribers that agree to receive advertisements on their cell phones. There was already a similar service in Europe called Blyk, but Umobile is the first and only ad-funded mobile [...]

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