DICT Registers 30M SIM Card Users as of February
The Department of Information and Technology (DICT) that 30,010,694 SIMs have been registered as of February 7, 2023, 11:59PM. This counts for 17.76% of the 168,977,773 million users nationwide. The DICT joined hands with the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to commence SIM registration in remote areas. According to DICT Spokesperson and Undersecretary Anna Mae Yu Lamentillo, the DICT Free Wi-Fi sites serve as the hubs for SIM registration in geographically isolated and disadvantaged areas (GIDAs).
The DICT continuously reminds the public to be vigilant and register only through the official links of public telecommunication entities (PTEs):
- SMART – smart.com.ph/simreg or simreg.smart.com.ph
- GLOBE – new.globe.com.ph/simreg
- DITO – https://digital.dito.ph/pto/download/app
Complaints and concerns related to SIM registration may be coursed through the hotline 1326, or the DICT through the following numbers:
- SMART: 0947 714 7105
- GLOBE: 0966 976 5971
- DITO: 0991 481 4225
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