What Network: List of Mobile Number Prefixes in Philippines

It used to be easy to know which mobile phone number belongs to which network. In the past, there are just a few variations. However, more mobile number prefixes have been created to suffice the demands for more numbers, especially that Filipinos are fond of keeping dual SIM phones to easily get connected with family and friends who are using the same network.

For Filipinos, having the same network with people they usually communicate with can save their money. For one, a lot of telco promos for SMS and calls are usually available only of you us it to send messages or call those with the same network. Many do not want to spend their regular load on new numbers that they are not sure on which network belongs. This is why it is important to know the mobile number prefixes.

0817Globe (VOIP)
0905Globe or Touch Mobile
0906Globe or Touch Mobile
0907Smart or Talk N Text
0909Smart or Talk N Text
0910Smart or Talk N Text
0911Smart (unreleased)
0912Smart or Talk N Text
0916Globe or Touch Mobile
09173Globe postpaid
09175Globe postpaid
09176Globe postpaid
09178Globe postpaid
0919Smart or Talk N Text
0920Smart, Talk N Text, Addict Mobile
0921Smart or Talk N Text
0922Sun Cellular
0923Sun Cellular
0924Sun Cellular
0925Sun Cellular
09253Globe postpaid
09255Sun postpaid
09256Globe postpaid
09257Globe postpaid
09258Sun postpaid
0926Globe or Touch Mobile
0927Globe or Touch Mobile
0929Smart or Talk N Text
0930Smart, Talk N Text, Red Mobile
0932Sun Cellular
0933Sun Cellular
0934    Sun Cellular
0935Touch Mobile
0936Globe or Touch Mobile
0937ABS-CBN (Globe) – not part of unli call and text promos
0938Smart, Talk N Text, Red Mobile
0939Smart, Talk N Text, Red Mobile
0942Sun Cellular
0943Sun Cellular
0946Talk N Text
0948Talk N Text
0950Talk N Text
0955Globe or Touch Mobile
0965Globe or Touch Mobile
0975Touch Mobile
0976Globe or Touch Mobile
0978Next Mobile
0979Next Mobile
0989Smart or Talk N Text
0996Cherry Prepaid (Globe) – not part of unli call and text promos
0997Globe or Touch Mobile
0999Smart (old Umobile prefix)

Philippine mobile phone area codes usually start with the number “9” and are composed of three digits. The area code indicates the service provider rather than the geographical location.

The telco services grew rapidly that the few original mobile number prefixes for the major telcos have been exhausted and new codes have to be generated.

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