Globe Telecom (PSE: GLO) and Smart Communications, the country’s two largest telecommunications companies, will offer Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone SE, starting on Thursday.
Here are the five things to know about Globe And Smart's latest plans for iPhone SE.
1. Globe Telecom Inc. offers the iPhone SE 16GB for P1,499 a month.
The company is offering the iPhone SE 16 gigabytes (GB) on the Globe myLifestyle Plan 1299, according to its official website. Subscribers will pay a monthly charge of P1,499. There’s also a P200 monthly cashout for 24 months.
“Globe always strives to give its customers only the best smartphones to fully enjoy an enriched digital lifestyle,” The Manila Bulletin reported Issa Cabreira, Globe Senior Vice President for Consumer Mobile Marketing, as saying. “With its exceptional features and signature design, more customers will now have access to the renowned iOS features and interface.”
2. Globe’s myLifestyle Plan 1299 comes with 3GB of mobile data.
The said plan comes with 3GB of mobile data and three months free access to either Spotify, the music streaming app, or HOOQ, the online video entertainment service.
It also includes unlimited calls and texts to Globe/TM as well as unlimited texts to all networks.
“Coupled with the myLifestyle plans, our customers can maximize the feature of the iPhone SE alongside free access to some of our best and exclusive content,” Cabreira added. “This way, one can truly experience more of what they love right on their device.”
3. Globe’s No Bill Shock Guarantee.
Globe myLifestyle Postpaid plans promise a No Bill Shock Guarantee where customers never have to pay more than P1500 even if they exceed their mobile data allocation.
4. Smart Communications Inc. offers the iPhone SE for free on Plan 1500.
Smart is offering the iPhone SE for free on Plan 1500 under a 30-month contract. The plan is inclusive of a super-sized 8GB data which allows video and music streaming as well as games.
5. Smart’s Plan 1500 comes with all-month surfing.
The plan also comes with an all-month surf subscription which gives access to all top applications (apps) including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, according to Smart’s website. Chat apps like Facebook Messenger, Whatsapp and Line are also accessible throughout the 30-month period.
“iPhone SE proves that indeed big things can come in small packages, and we can’t wait for more Filipinos to enjoy Apple’s most advanced features in such a compact and affordable device,” The Standard reported Kathy Carag, Smart brand head, as saying.