The Complete List of Mobile Number Prefixes in the Philippines

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It is important to know the list of mobile number prefixes in Philippines in order to identify what mobile network you are trying to reach. When you are registered to a promo which only benefits with the same network, you must know the network provider of your contact to know if it is covered by your promo or not. That way, you can avoid extra charges for inter-network connections.

The Complete List of Mobile Number Prefixes in the Philippines 2019

Mobile number prefix or Network prefix is the first four numbers (like 0918-1234567) found in the unique 11-digit number from the different Philippine Telecommunication Networks including Globe, TM (Touch Mobile), Smart, TNT (Talk N' Text), Sun Cellular, Cherry Prepaid and ABS-CBN Mobile.

A mobile number in the Philippines is composed of 11 digits and the first 4 digits (example: 0918) is what we call as the “mobile number prefix” which determines the mobile network either Globe, Smart, Sun Cellular, etc. Each mobile network has its own network codes or prefixes.

As of the moment, there are two dominant mobile networks in the Philippines, Smart Communications and Globe Telecom. Talk N’ Text and Sun Cellular are subsidiaries of Smart Communications, while Republika ng TM is under Globe Telecom. ABS-CBN Mobile is a subsidiary of ABS-CBN but uses Globe’s network infrastructure. Other lesser-known mobile service providers are Cherry Mobile, Extelcom and Next.

Given that there are over seventy (70) mobile prefixes in the Philippines, it’s hard to figure out which prefixes belongs to what network. Unless you have a strong memory, it’s difficult to memorize all these mobile number prefixes and their corresponding mobile networks. It was easier about 10-15 years ago when mobile numbers in usage were far fewer. Nowadays, there are several mobile service providers and more coming up with the impending entry of a third player.

The common question that I often encounter, and probably you have, too. “Is your number Globe or Smart?” That is why we’ve come up with this handy guide to mobile number prefixes in the Philippines, which you can refer to if you want to know if a particular number belongs to Globe or Smart. Below is the complete list and helpful guide of all mobile number prefixes in the Philippines. It's grouped into SMART/TNT, GLOBE/TM and SUN Cellular, respectively.

Updated List of Mobile Number Prefixes in the Philippines 2019

SMART/TNT Network
GLOBE/TM Network
SUN CELLULAR Network
0813
0817
0922
0907
0905
0923
0908
0906
0924
0909
0915
0925
0910
0916
0931
0911
0917
0932
0912
0926
0933
0913
0927
0934
0914
0935
0941
0918
0936
0942
0919
0937
0943
0920
0945
0944
0921
0955

0928
0956

0929
0965

0930
0966

0938
0967

0939
0975

0940
0977

0946
0994

0947
0995

0948
0996

0949
0997

0950


0951


0970


0981


0989


0992


0998


0999




SMART Mobile Number Prefixes2019

Smart Communications, Inc. is currently the most popular mobile network operator in the Philippines. As of the year 2017, Smart has about 58.3 million subscribers on its GSM network! As you have known, Talk ‘N Text is a subsidiary of Smart so it’s completely fine if you call or text TNT using your Smart number and vice versa, unless otherwise stated on the promo you availed. Here’s the list of Smart mobile number prefixes:
  • 0813 network
  • 0907 network
  • 0908 network
  • 0909 network
  • 0910 network
  • 0911 network
  • 0912 network
  • 0913 network
  • 0914 network
  • 0918 network
  • 0919 network
  • 0920 network
  • 0921 network
  • 0928 network
  • 0929 network
  • 0930 network
  • 0938 network
  • 0939 network
  • 0940 network
  • 0946 network
  • 0947 network
  • 0948 network
  • 0949 network
  • 0950 network
  • 0951 network
  • 0970 network
  • 0981 network
  • 0989 network
  • 0992 network
  • 0998 network
  • 0999 network

GLOBE Mobile Number Prefixes 2019

Globe Telecom is one of the biggest network operator in the Philippines. It has about 62.8 million subscribers. Since, Republika ng TM is a subsidiary of Globe, contacting a TM number using a Globe number is completely fine and vice versa, unless otherwise stated on the promo description you availed. The following is the list of Globe mobile number prefixes:
  • 0817 network
  • 0905 network
  • 0906 network
  • 0915 network
  • 0916 network
  • 0917 network
  • 0926 network
  • 0927 network
  • 0935 network
  • 0936 network
  • 0937 network
  • 0945 network
  • 0955 network
  • 0956 network
  • 0965 network
  • 0966 network
  • 0967 network
  • 0975 network
  • 0977 network
  • 0994 network
  • 0995 network
  • 0996 network
  • 0997 network

SUN CELLULAR Mobile Number Prefixes 2019

Sun Cellular is actually owned by Smart Communications but operates separately. This company is the one who first introduced the unlimited calls and texts services that we are enjoying now. Below is the complete list of Sun Cellular mobile number prefixes in the Philippines:
  • 0922 network
  • 0923 network
  • 0924 network
  • 0925 network
  • 0931 network
  • 0932 network
  • 0933 network
  • 0934 network
  • 0941 network
  • 0942 network
  • 0943 network
  • 0944 network

UPDATES 2019:

Extelcom Numbers
  • 0973 network
  • 0974 network

ABS-CBN Mobile Number
  • 0937 network

Next Mobile Numbers
  • 0978 network
  • 0979 network

Cherry Mobile Number
  • 0996 network

That was the complete list of mobile network prefixes in the Philippines this 2019. If you have more questions or known recent update, do let us know by contacting us or just comment below.

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