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 network does 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.
To make it even easier, here’s a table listing of some of the prefix numbers used by Globe Telecom. Just take a screenshot using your smartphone:
|0955||Globe or Touch Mobile|
|0956||Globe or Touch Mobile|
|0975||Globe or Touch Mobile|
|0977||Globe or Touch Mobile|
The above information is current as of year 2018. If you want the full prefix numbers for globe, please click here. If you want the full list of cellphone prefix numbers for every telecom providers in the Philippines, please check this page.
The full list should help if you are trying to find out what numbers belong to which cellular network in the Philippines.
List of Mobile Phone Number Prefixes in the Philippines
Have a look at the bullet list of numbers per network below. This listing are for the two major cellular networks. This list starts from the network with the most number codes to the least.
- Smart Communications owns the most prefix number codes. To see all the prefix numbers for Smart, please visit this page.
- Globe Telecom is next to Smart in the number of prefix codes they own. Some of which are listed below:
- 0955 – New
- 0956 – New
- For the rest, please click here.
- Sun Cellular is third on the list of telecom providers with most prefixes. For Sun’s mobile number prefixes, check this list.
- For the complete list of cellphone number prefix codes for Smart, Globe, Sun, Talk n Text, Touch Mobile, Cherry Mobile and ABS-CBN Mobile, please see this masterlist.
Phone Number Codes for Globe
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. Don’t get caught ringing from another network if it’s not included in your free minutes.
To be honest with you, I don’t know why you get penalized for ringing another network’s phone number by being charged way more? It’s ridiculous.
Nowadays, anyone can even contact the Philippines from abroad for free. All you need is a good internet connection.
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 table listings in a different format:
With the current codes available, Smart clearly has more prefix numbers. This is followed by Globe network.
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