Smart Mobile Network Prefixes


Smart Mobile Network Prefixes

Smart prefix is the first four digits of the 11-digit phone number issued by Smart Communications to their subscribers. In other words, it is a unique identifier used by Smart to easily identify if a phone number belongs to them or not.

Smart Communications, Inc. is currently the most popular mobile network operator in the Philippines. Smart Communications, Inc., commonly referred to as Smart, is a wholly owned wireless communications and digital services subsidiary of PLDT, Inc., a telecommunications and digital services provider based in the Philippines.

Smart Mobile Number Prefixes

The company has 61.8 million subscribers on its GSM network as of end-September 2016, under the brands Smart, Sun, and TNT. Smart's wireless broadband subscribers number 3.8 million under the brands Smart Bro and Sun Wireless Broadband.

How to choose a Smart prefix number?

Choosing a Smart prefix number can be done upon buying a Smart powered SIM card. Just ask the sales clerk to let you check the SIM card’s phone number. You can find it at the back portion of the SIM card. Then, look at the first four digits of the number and pick the one that suits you.

Some of the commonly chosen smart number prefixes are 0918 and 0920.

How to recognize a Smart phone number?

A phone number can be easily identified if it belongs to Smart or not. Just follow the below steps. (Let’s consider 09087654321, as an example.)
  • Extract the first four digits of the phone number above – in this case it’s 0908.
  • Then check if it is on the list of numbers above.
  • If you found it, the mobile network of that phone number is Smart.
  • The owner of that phone number can then be called a Smart subscriber.

Want to access all mobile prefixes and their corresponding mobile networks in one article? Here is the complete list of updated Philippine mobile network prefixes.

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