DITO answers consumers' questions about next-gen technology, phone compatibility, coverage areas, etc. Check Top 5 things you should know about DITO.
After DITO's successful initial launch and subsequent expansion to 21 more cities, it heightened every Filipino’s anticipation to experience the difference that DITO can offer. And if your planning to subscribe to DITO, there are some things you should know about the network’s products and services. Check out the Top 5 things you should know about DITO.
But before we dive into the list, subscribers can try DITO's 25GB High-Speed Data for PHP 199 valid for 30-days. Aside from fast and reliable data services, they can also enjoy unlimited DITO-to-DITO calls and texts and unlimited texts. There's also an allocated 300 mins calls to other mobile networks, plus features such as call waiting, call forwarding, and video over LTE.
Getting to know PH's third major telco: Top 5 things you should know about DITO
As we all await DITO's NCR launch, here are some important things you should know about DITO's products and services.
1. Next-gen technology explained
We always hear the phrase “next-generation technology” but what does it really mean for everyday internet users?
The use of next-generation technology in telecommunications can be summarized in two words: Breakthrough connectivity. It paves the way for clearer, faster, and optimized connections which drive performance that goes beyond mobile devices. At DITO, users are assured that they are subscribing to innovative and reliable data services built on world-class digital infrastructures and technology.
2. What is VoLTE?
Short for Voice over LTE, VoLTE is one of the next-generation mobile technologies available to DITO users. Simply put, VoLTE means that your telco provider lets you make voice calls using the faster and more efficient LTE network instead of the usual 2G and 3G networks.
Remember the olden days when your data connection stops every time you receive a phone call? You will experience none of that with VoLTE. Through VoLTE, you can enjoy better quality on your phone calls thanks to its ability to use more bandwidth.
3. What does interconnectivity mean?
As mandated by Republic Act 7925, interconnection among telco providers is required to provide universal accessibility to Filipinos. It also ensures fair and healthy competition. For DITO subscribers, this means that you can also make voice calls and send text messages to other mobile networks!
4. Which phones are DITO-ready?
As DITO ushers in a new era in telecommunications with next-generation technology, it is important to pair your DITO SIM with a DITO-compatible mobile phones. This ensures that you get to experience the best that this next-gen technology has to offer.
Official list of compatible phones
And you don't have to worry about price. There is a wide variety of phones that will fit any budget, from low-end to mid-range and up to high-end that are all DITO-ready! Check out the full list here for more information.
If your current phone is not yet on the list, you can check back again on this site since DITO is continuously testing different phone brands and models. DITO makes sure more users will be able to access the high-speed, reliable data that DITO offers.
My phone is not on the official list but can access to DITO's network
This is only due to the ongoing qualifying and testing. It is still advisable to wait for your specific phone model to be included in the list of compatible phones to ensure a seamless and quality user experience.
5. Which areas are DITO-covered?
DITO coverage is commercially available in key cities in Visayas, Mindanao, Central Luzon, and South Luzon. You can check out DITO’s Official Facebook Page for an updated list of DITO-covered areas.
Keep your eyes peeled for exciting announcements in the coming days as DITO will unveil more locations and new products.