Mobile & Wireless

Globe, iVitta offer low rate Sim cards for Filipino mariners

Thursday 18 July 2013 | 13:19 CET | News
Philippine telecommunications carrier Globe Telecom has teamed up with the UK-based telecommunication services provider iVitta to offer Sim card that will provide seafarers the low call and text rates in Philippines. The Globe Seafarer Sim allows Filipino mariners to use two numbers in one Sim, an international mobile number and a local Globe mobile number. Using their international mobile number, seafarers can call the Philippines for USD 0.20 per minute and text for USD 0.10 per message. On the other hand, with the seafarer's local Globe mobile number, calls from the Philippines using a

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Globe Mobile / iVittamobile
Countries: Philippines
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where can I reload the sim?
liezel RODEO @ 28/11/2014 - 09:04

Thats great but we can reload through online? Its to hard where to find the reloading outlets. Please help
Mercy Rafal @ 28/7/2014 - 20:02

thats good but we dont know how to reload and where can we find the reloading outlets that would be easy if autoload so we can ask our family to sent us
charleston chan @ 12/10/2013 - 19:24

That's awesome news for me, but I got a little bit confused. 0.20 Usd per minute is if you are calling Philipines only from UK or if you are calling Philipines from anywhere in the world? I'm currently using http://www.mysims2go.com/ and they have pretty decent rates so I'm researching about this deal. Please clarify this. Thanks in advance
Jane Williams @ 18/7/2013 - 21:54

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