You were ready to call a friend and then you suddenly realized her phone number starts with a 0955 or a 0956. You then paused for a second and wondered which mobile phone networkdoes it belong to? Is it Globe or Smart? Or maybe even Sun’s?
There are so many prefix numbers already out at the moment that begins with 09** and 08**. But with new ones being added on, such as 0955 and 0956, it’s confusing to figure out what number prefixes belong to a particular network.
0955 and 0956 Network – is it Globe or Smart?
To answer your question very quickly, phone numbers starting with 0955 as well as 0956 are both on Globe network.
Have a look at the bullet list of numbers per network below. This is current as of 2017 until the beginning of 2018. And to make it even easier, there’s a table listing of all the prefix numbers at the very bottom.
The listing at the bottom are for the three major cellular networks. Just take a screenshot using your smartphone.
List of Mobile Phone Number Prefixes in the Philippines
This list starts from the network with the most number codes to the least.
- Smart Communications – it owns the most prefix number codes as listed below:
- Globe Telecom – it’s next to Smart in the number of prefix codes they own as listed below:
- Sun Cellular – it owns the least number of codes. Although it is managed separately, Smart Communications own it as well. Here is Sun’s list of prefix numbers:
Phone Number Codes for Smart, Globe & Sun
If you’re on prepaid plan, the cost of calling a friend from another network even if you’re within the Philippines can still be really expensive.
You don’t really want to pay ridiculously expensive call rates. This is particularly important if your load credit is running low. Enough of waffles. Here’s the full list of mobile prefixes:
This list should help if you are trying to find out what numbers belong to which cellphone network in the Philippines. Don’t get caught ringing from another network if it’s not included in your free minutes.
To be honest, why do you get penalized for ringing another network’s phone number by being charged more. It’s ridiculous.
Nowadays, anyone can even contact the Philippines from abroad for free. All you need is a good internet connection.
Looking at the codes listed above, Smart clearly has more prefix numbers. This is followed by Globe network. Sun Cellular has the least which makes it easier to remember.
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