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ABS-CBN Mobile: How It Works, Facts and Tips

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When broadcast giant ABS-CBN launched their own mobile service, ABS-CBN Mobile, it was not that clear how the service works. ABS-CBN’s online streaming service IWantv launched an app for Android and iOS users but many were confused on how to use it.

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So here are some facts and tips on how to use ABS-CBN Mobile’s services:

  • Need not to worry about coverage because ABS-CBN Mobile has nationwide coverage because they are using Globe’s 2G, 3G and HSPA+ networks.
  • ABS-CBN Mobile does NOT have LTE service yet.
  • ABS-CBN Mobile is NOT owned by Globe Telecom. ABS-CBN and Globe had a network sharing agreement which means ABS-CBN Mobile can use Globe’s network to offer and sell mobile services while Globe can use BayanTel’s 3G frequencies. ABS-CBN and Bayan Telecommunications are sister companies.
  • Postpaid services will be offered soon.
  • Prepaid SIM is only P30.
  • So far, ABS-CBN Mobile only has one business center – G/F ELJCC Bldg, ABS-CBN Broadcast Center in Quezon City
  • This is very important – you can load your ABS-CBN Mobile prepaid via Globe’s Autoload Max retailers.
  • IWantv iOS and Android app will only work if you are using an ABS-CBN Mobile SIM and must be registered to mobile internet promos.
  • IWantv iOS and Android app will work on either Wi-Fi or HSPA+ for as long as you are registered to any mobile internet promos.
  • Calling and texting to Globe, Smart or Sun will be charged ┬áREGULAR RATES except if you are registered to any service promo,

ABS-CBN Mobile made a video for their users to understand how the service works.