Good News: Prepaid Load is Now Valid for One Year

Now, your load will last for one whole year, thanks to the joint memorandum of National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) and Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). The amendment of the memorandum Circular No. 03-07-2009 was inked by Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) last December 20, 2017.

Smart Communications
All of prepaid load of Smart, including all denominations for Smart Prepaid, Smart Bro, Talk 'n Text (TNT), Sun Cellular Prepaid, Sun Wireless Broadband Prepaid, Smart Link, Smart Marino, PLDT Prepaid Landline Plus and PLDT Home, will be valid for one year starting July 5, 2018.

Globe Telecoms
On January 6, 2018, Globe already went ahead to implement one year validity for prepaid loads but only for those bought 300 pesos or higher. Today, all other prepaid denominations from the said telecom will now be valid for one year as well.

The one year validity was supposed to apply starting January 5, 2018 but both firms asked for an extension - which the DICT granted. As of last quarter of 2016, there were around 130 million mobile users in the country, and the government wishes to afford subscribers more time to use their prepaid mobile credits. However, prepaid credits that was used to purchase promos and other services that has a specific period of use are not covered by the memorandum.

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