Which Mobile Data Plan in the Philippines Should You Get?

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Published on: February 5, 2018 Last updated: October 14, 2020

Mobile Data Plan in the Philippines

It’s always a huge issue whenever you need mobile data. There are going to be times when the network coverage isn’t great, or your data allocation runs out. The truth of “unlimited” internet being that it has a maximum data allocation, you might be wondering what data plan works for you.

If you don’t feel like tying yourself to a postpaid plan for long, there are a number of prepaid plans that work out well enough for shorter periods of time. If you’re looking for subscriptions that are both robust and inexpensive, here are the mobile data plans you can currently get in the Philippines.

Data Plans from Smart

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Smart has a variety of plans available that range from purely focusing on mobile data to plans that include consumable add-ons. Their Postpaid Plans come with a clear layout of the consumable data allocation, and freebies that come with it.

Smart Signature Sim-Only Data Plans

Smart Signature Plan S
  • PHP 999 per month
  • 10GB Monthly Data
  • 100 Minutes All Net Calls
  • Unli On-Net Calls
  • Unli All Net Texts
Smart Signature Plan M
  • PHP 1,499 per month
  • 20GB Monthly Data
  • 200 Minutes All Net Calls
  • Unli On-Net Calls
  • Unli All Net Texts
Smart Signature Plan L
  • PHP 1,999 per month
  • 30GB Monthly Data
  • 300 Minutes All Net Calls
  • Unli On-Net Calls
  • Unli All Net Texts
Smart Signature Plan L
  • PHP 2,999 per month
  • 60GB Monthly Data
  • 600 Minutes All Net Calls
  • Unli On-Net Calls
  • Unli All Net Texts

Smart Signature Device Data Plans

All plans offer you the chance to add a cellphone to your plan. This will raise your lock-in period from 6 months to 24 months and may also require additional monthly costs as well as an upfront payment.

Smart Signature Plan S
  • PHP 999 per month
  • Choice of Smartphone
  • 5GB Monthly Data
  • 50 Minutes All Net Calls
  • Unli On-Net Calls
  • Unli All Net Texts
Smart Signature Plan M
  • PHP 1,499 per month
  • Choice of Smartphone
  • 10GB Monthly Data
  • 100 Minutes All Net Calls
  • Unli On-Net Calls
  • Unli All Net Texts
Smart Signature Plan L
  • PHP 1,999 per month
  • Choice of Smartphone
  • 15GB Monthly Data
  • 150 Minutes All Net Calls
  • Unli On-Net Calls
  • Unli All Net Texts
Smart Signature Plan L
  • PHP 2,999 per month
  • Choice of Smartphone
  • 30GB Monthly Data
  • 300 Minutes All Net Calls
  • Unli On-Net Calls
  • Unli All Net Texts

Data Plans from Globe

Data Plans - ThePlan Globe

Globe updated their postpaid plan to include sim-only plans and a more robust set of device data plans. You can choose to get a Globe ThePLAN which will give you an option to choose a phone, or get a ThePlan Plus if you’re just looking for more data.

All plans are locked for 24 months. For some ThePlan device plans, they require additional cash outs or additional monthly payments.

Globe ThePlan Device Data Plans

ThePLAN 599
  • PHP 599 per month
  • 2GB Monthly Data
  • Choice of Smartphone
  • Unli Calls and Texts to Globe and TM
  • Additional 1GB Data per month for Facebook
  • Additional 1GB Data GoWiFi Access
  • Free 1-month Gadget Care
ThePLAN 799
  • PHP 799 per month
  • 3GB Monthly Data
  • Choice of Smartphone
  • Unli Calls and Texts to Globe and TM
  • Unli Texts to All Networks
  • 50 Minutes Call to All Networks
  • Additional 1GB Data per month for Facebook
  • Additional 1GB Data GoWiFi Access
  • Free 1-month Gadget Care
ThePLAN 999
  • PHP 999 per month
  • 5GB Monthly Data
  • Choice of Smartphone
  • Unli Calls and Texts to Globe and TM
  • Unli Texts to All Networks
  • 50 Minutes Call to All Networks
  • Additional 1GB Data per month for Facebook
  • Additional 1GB Data GoWiFi Access
  • Free 1-month Gadget Care
  • Free Amazon Prime Video Subscription for 6 Months
ThePLAN 1299
  • PHP 1,299 per month
  • 8GB Monthly Data
  • Choice of Smartphone
  • Unli Calls and Texts to Globe and TM
  • Unli Texts to All Networks
  • 50 Minutes Call to All Networks
  • Additional 1GB Data per month for Facebook
  • Additional 1GB Data GoWiFi Access
  • Free 1-month Gadget Care
  • Free Amazon Prime Video Subscription for 6 Months
ThePLAN 1499
  • PHP 1,499 per month
  • 10GB Monthly Data
  • Choice of Smartphone
  • Unli Calls and Texts to Globe and TM
  • Unli Texts to All Networks
  • 100 Minutes Call to All Networks
  • Additional 1GB Data per month for Facebook
  • Additional 1GB Data GoWiFi Access
  • Free 1-month Gadget Care
  • Free Amazon Prime Video Subscription for 6 Months
ThePLAN 1799
  • PHP 1,799 per month
  • 15GB Monthly Data
  • Choice of Smartphone
  • Unli Calls and Texts to Globe and TM
  • Unli Texts to All Networks
  • 100 Minutes Call to All Networks
  • Additional 1GB Data per month for Facebook
  • Additional 1GB Data GoWiFi Access
  • Free 1-month Gadget Care
  • Free Amazon Prime Video Subscription for 6 Months
ThePLAN 1999
  • PHP 1,999 per month
  • 16GB Monthly Data
  • Choice of Smartphone
  • Unli Calls and Texts to Globe and TM
  • Unli Texts to All Networks
  • 150 Minutes Call to All Networks
  • Additional 1GB Data per month for Facebook
  • Additional 1GB Data GoWiFi Access
  • Free 1-month Gadget Care
  • Free Amazon Prime Video Subscription for 6 Months
ThePLAN 2499
  • PHP 2,499 per month
  • 21GB Monthly Data
  • Choice of Smartphone
  • Unli Calls and Texts to Globe and TM
  • Unli Texts to All Networks
  • 150 Minutes Call to All Networks
  • Additional 1GB Data per month for Facebook
  • Additional 1GB Data GoWiFi Access
  • Free 1-month Gadget Care
  • Free Amazon Prime Video Subscription for 6 Months
ThePLAN 2999
  • PHP 2,999 per month
  • 31GB Monthly Data
  • Choice of Smartphone
  • Unli Calls and Texts to Globe and TM
  • Unli Texts to All Networks
  • 300 Minutes Call to All Networks
  • Additional 1GB Data per month for Facebook
  • Additional 1GB Data GoWiFi Access
  • Free 1-month Gadget Care
  • Free Amazon Prime Video Subscription for 6 Months

Globe ThePlan Plus Sim-Only Data Plans

ThePLAN Plus 599
  • PHP 599 per month
  • 3GB Monthly Data
  • Unli Calls and Texts to Globe and TM
  • Unli Text to All Networks
  • 100 Minutes Call to All Networks
  • Additional 1GB Data per month for Facebook
  • Additional 1GB Data GoWiFi Access
ThePLAN Plus 799
  • PHP 599 per month
  • 6GB Monthly Data
  • Unli Calls and Texts to Globe and TM
  • Unli Text to All Networks
  • 100 Minutes Call to All Networks
  • Additional 1GB Data per month for Facebook
  • Additional 1GB Data GoWiFi Access
ThePLAN Plus 999
  • PHP 999 per month
  • 11GB Monthly Data
  • Unli Calls and Texts to Globe and TM
  • Unli Text to All Networks
  • 100 Minutes Call to All Networks
  • Additional 1GB Data per month for Facebook
  • Additional 1GB Data GoWiFi Access
  • Free Amazon Prime Video Subscription for 6 Months
ThePLAN Plus 1299
  • PHP 1,299 per month
  • 18GB Monthly Data
  • Unli Calls and Texts to Globe and TM
  • Unli Text to All Networks
  • 200 Minutes Call to All Networks
  • Additional 1GB Data per month for Facebook
  • Additional 1GB Data GoWiFi Access
  • Free Amazon Prime Video Subscription for 6 Months
ThePLAN Plus 1499
  • PHP 1,499 per month
  • 20GB Monthly Data
  • Unli Calls and Texts to Globe and TM
  • Unli Text to All Networks
  • 200 Minutes Call to All Networks
  • Additional 1GB Data per month for Facebook
  • Additional 1GB Data GoWiFi Access
  • Free Amazon Prime Video Subscription for 6 Months
ThePLAN Plus 1799
  • PHP 1,799 per month
  • 31GB Monthly Data
  • Unli Calls and Texts to Globe and TM
  • Unli Text to All Networks
  • 200 Minutes Call to All Networks
  • Additional 1GB Data per month for Facebook
  • Additional 1GB Data GoWiFi Access
  • Free Amazon Prime Video Subscription for 6 Months
ThePLAN Plus 1999
  • PHP 1,999 per month
  • 32GB Monthly Data
  • Unli Calls and Texts to Globe and TM
  • Unli Text to All Networks
  • 300 Minutes Call to All Networks
  • Additional 1GB Data per month for Facebook
  • Additional 1GB Data GoWiFi Access
  • Free Amazon Prime Video Subscription for 6 Months
ThePLAN Plus 2499
  • PHP 2,499 per month
  • 52GB Monthly Data
  • Unli Calls and Texts to Globe and TM
  • Unli Text to All Networks
  • 300 Minutes Call to All Networks
  • Additional 1GB Data per month for Facebook
  • Additional 1GB Data GoWiFi Access
  • Free Amazon Prime Video Subscription for 6 Months
ThePLAN Plus 2999
  • PHP 2,999 per month
  • 61GB Monthly Data
  • Choice of Smartphone
  • Unli Calls and Texts to All Networks
  • Additional 1GB Data per month for Facebook
  • Additional 1GB Data GoWiFi Access
  • Free 1-month Gadget Care
  • Free Amazon Prime Video Subscription for 6 Months

Data Plans from Sun Cellular

Data Plans - sun postpaid plans

Sun Cellular is known for having lower price points on their postpaid plans, and complete customization over all aspects of their postpaid plans. These plans start with a base price and allocation, and can be customized by using codes that simply add to your total monthly bill, allowing you to keep complete control of your monthly expenses for data.

Sun Cellular Non-Stop Data Plans

PLAN 399
  • PHP 399 per month
  • 1GB Monthly Data
  • Unli Calls to Sun
  • Unli Text to All Networks
  • Free Access to Google, Facebook, Messenger
PLAN 599
  • PHP 599 per month
  • 2GB Monthly Data
  • Unli Calls to Sun
  • Unli Text to All Networks
  • Free Access to Google, Facebook, Messenger
PLAN 799
  • PHP 799 per month
  • 4GB Monthly Data
  • Unli Calls to Sun
  • Unli Text to All Networks
  • Free Access to Google, Facebook, Messenger
PLAN 999
  • PHP 999 per month
  • 4GB Monthly Data
  • Unli Calls to Sun, Smart, TNT
  • Unli Text to All Networks
  • Free Access to Google, Facebook, Messenger

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