DITO inches closer to 1 Million Subscribers, Telco to gift first 1M subs

DITO Telecommunity, newest major telco in the Philippines, announces that it is approaching one-million subscriber mark in just a few weeks after NCR launch. DITO executives shared in a virtual gathering that the company is also brewing a special gift for its first one million subscribers.

DITO approaches 1 Million subscribers

DITO approaching 1 Million Subscribers

“When we introduced DITO last May 17 in NCR and in other locations, we were just at the half-million subscriber mark, and in just three weeks, we find ourselves about to hit a million subscribers," said Atty. Adel Tamano, DITO Telecommunity Corporation Chief Administrative Officer.

“DITO truly is humbled with the reception we have received from the Filipino people and as our way of expressing our gratitude, we will be giving a special gift to all 1M subscribers through the DITO app when we hit this milestone soon,” he continued.

DITO expands to 23 new areas

DITO adds 23 more areas, making its total coverage to 123 areas throughout the country. This is also in line with the country's celebration of 123rd Independence Day. The telco also said that it targets up to 146 to 150 areas by the end of June.

Here's the list of 23 new areas added as of June 12, 2021:

  1. Dagupan City
  2. Manaoag, Pangasinan 
  3. Magalang, Pampanga
  4. Pandi, Bulacan
  5. La Paz, Tarlac
  6. Calauan, Laguna
  7. Victoria, Laguna
  8. Taysan, Batangas
  9. Balete, Batangas
  10. Bacolod City
  11. Pulupandan, Negros Occidental
  12. Moalboal, Cebu
  13. Bogo, Cebu
  14. San Remigio, Cebu
  15. Sogod, Cebu
  16. Alcantara, Cebu
  17. Santander, Cebu
  18. Ginatilan, Cebu
  19. Kidapawan City
  20. Makilala, North Cotabato
  21. Santa Cruz, Davao del Sur
  22. Bansalan, Davao del Sur
  23. Malaybalay City, Bukidnon

“We ask our subscribers to please not expect 100% coverage yet. There are of course isolated areas in the covered cities and municipalities that may experience intermittent service as we ramp up optimization of our network,” said Retired Major General Rodolfo Santiago, DITO Telecommunity Corporation Chief Technology Officer about connectivity issues in the current covered areas.

He added that DITO is now in more than 37% population coverage, and is fast approaching to its 2nd year population coverage commitments of 51%.

On the issue of areas not covered by DITO, the DITO CTO had this to say, “We do ask for the public’s understanding. There may be instances where consumers may already detect DITO especially in areas wherein we have not formally announced the availability of service, let me reiterate that in these unserved areas, there are some components that we are readying to ensure the customer experience is excellent.”

DITO's Freedom Week Promos

As part of the Independence Day celebration, DITO introduced exclusive "Freedom Offers" for Filipinos from June 12 to 18, 2021. Available exclusively in the official DITO Telecommunity Store on Shopee and Lazada, the DITO UNLI 499 promo offers unlimited data for 30 days for only PHP 499. Upon purchasing your DITO sim card with the UNLI 499 promo, you can have 2GB of high-speed data that refreshes daily and up to 5Mbps speed upon consumption of the 2GB. This promo also includes unlimited DITO to DITO calls, 300 minutes of calls to all mobile networks, and unlimited SMS to all networks. 

DITO Unli 499 and DITO 99 Promos

New and existing DITO users can also subscribe to the DITO 99 offer with 10GB of data for 30 days for only PHP 99. This comes with unlimited DITO to DITO calls, 300 minutes of calls to all mobile networks, and unlimited SMS to all networks. After purchasing their SIMs and loading via DITO Experience Stores, partner stores and retailers, subscribers can use the DITO App to avail of the DITO 99 promo. 

DITO Brand and Marketing Director Jasper Evangelista shares "Being free from poor connectivity, lags, and expensive data services is one thing that Filipinos are always looking forward to. In DITO, we will do our best to liberate them from these daily issues and make them experience freedom through products that provide strong connectivity at value-for-money prices."

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