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TL;DR: Everything you need to know about DITO: compatible phones, initial offer, coverage, etc.

DITO Telecommunity has just joined the Philippine market, officially becoming the third major telco in the country.

UPDATE [May 3, 2021]: Updated the compatible phones list and network coverage.

Here are some of the things you need to know about their service, including compatible smartphones, their welcome offer, location availability, and more.

Compatible Smartphones

DITO uses different hardware for its network, necessitating compatible phones for you to be able to fully maximize their service.

One requirement we are aware of is the need for VoLTE or Voice Over LTE capable device. If your phone doesn’t have the feature, then there’s a chance you’ll get limited functionality on DITO.

Samsung

Samsung Galaxy S20
Samsung Galaxy S20+
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy Fold 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 20
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G
Samsung Galaxy A02s

Samsung Galaxy A50s
Samsung Galaxy A52 5G
Samsung Galaxy A32 5G
Samsung Galaxy A32
Samsung Galaxy S21 5G
Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G

OPPO

OPPO A12
OPPO A31
OPPO A52
OPPO A53
OPPO A54
OPPO A74
OPPO A74 5G
OPPO A92

OPPO Reno 3 Pro
OPPO Reno 4
OPPO Reno 4z
OPPO A15
OPPO A15s
OPPO Reno 5
OPPO Reno 5G
OPPO A94

Huawei

Huawei Nova 5T
Huawei Nova 7
Huawei Nova 7 SE
Huawei Nova 7i
Huawei Mate 30
Huawei Mate 30 Pro
Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G
Huawei Mate 40
Huawei Mate 40 Pro

Huawei P30
Huawei P30 Pro
Huawei P40
Huawei P40 Pro
Huawei Y7a
Huawei Y7p
Huawei Y9s
Huawei Y9 Prime 2019

vivo

vivo V19 Neo
vivo Y11
vivo Y12
vivo Y15
vivo Y17
vivo Y19
vivo Y20i
vivo Y20S G
vivo Y30
vivo Y31
vivo S1
vivo S1 Pro
vivo V15
vivo V15 Pro

vivo V17 Pro
vivo V11
vivo V11i
vivo X21
vivo Y81
vivo Y85
vivo Y91
vivo V91c
vivo Y91i
vivo Y95
vivo NEX 3
vivo X50
vivo X50 Pro

MyPhone

MyPhone MyT6S
MyPhone MyX1 Plus
MyPhone MyWX2
MyPhone MyWX2 Pro
MyPhone MyT8

MyPhone MyX12
MyPhone MyXI1 Plus
MyPhone MyXI1 Pro
MyPhone MyXI3

Cherry Mobile

Cherry Mobile Aqua S9
Cherry Mobile Aqua S9 Lite
Cherry Mobile Aqua S9 Max
Cherry Mobile Flare S8
Cherry Mobile Flare S8 Max

Cherry Mobile Flare S8 Lite
Cherry Mobile Flare S8 Pro
Cherry Mobile Flare Y20
Cherry Mobile Flare Y5

TCL

TLC Plex
TCL 1SE
TCL 10 Plus

Tecno

TECNO POVA
TECNO Spark 6
TECNO Spark 6 Go 32GB

TECNO Spark 6 Go 64GB
TECNO CAMON 16

realme

realme C11
realme C12
realme C15

Xiaomi

Xiaomi Redmi 9A

Infinix

Infinix Note 8

Where to buy SIM and prepaid load

DITO SIM cards can be purchased in DITO retail outlets or the DITO online store. Prepaid load credits are available on the DITO mobile app or in DITO retail outlets.

The regular DITO SIM card is priced at Php 40.00. It comes with 1GB mobile data valid for 7 days.

The app is not yet available on the Google Play Store. A link will be sent to users where the app can be downloaded upon purchase and activation of the SIM card.

Initial “Welcome Offer”

DITO Telecommunity’s initial or “welcome offer” includes Unlimited Data and DITO to DITO Calls and Texts calls for only Php 199, valid for 30 days. The promo is available from March 8 to 31, 2021 in select cities in Cebu and Davao.

The company will launch its regular offers soon.

25GB High-Speed Data promo

DITO has recently announced its new promo. For just Php 199, users get 25GB of mobile data, valid for 30-days. It is available from April 16 to May 16, 2021.

This value-for-money offer also comes with unlimited DITO-to-DITO calls and texts, call waiting, call forwarding, video over LTE, and unlimited texts and 300 mins calls to other mobile networks.

The promo is only available in the following areas:

  • North Luzon – Bulacan: Baliuag; Nueva Ecija: Palayan City, Santa Rosa, Science City of Munoz, Talavera, Cabanatuan
  • South Luzon – Batangas: Malvar, Santo Tomas, Lipa City, Tanauan City; Cavite: Tagaytay City, Silang; Laguna: Los Banos, Calamba City
  • Central Luzon – Capas, Tarlac City, Concepcion, Gerona
  • Central Visayas – Carcar, Cebu City, Compostela, Consolacion, Cordova, Danao, Liloan, Mandaue, Minglanilla, Naga, San Fernando and Talisay
  • Davao Region – Panabo, Tagum, Carmen, Davao City and Digos
    General Santos City (Dadiangas)

Network Coverage

At the moment, DITO is only available in the following areas.

Luzon

CITYAREA
City of LipaBatangas
MalvarBatangas
Santo TomasBatangas
City of TanauanBatangas
Batangas City (Capital)Batangas
IbaanBatangas
BaliuagBulucan
PlaridelBulucan
SilangCavite
City of TagaytayCavite
Bacoor CityCavite
Imus CityCavite
KawitCavite
City of CalambaLaguna
Los BañosLaguna
City of Palayan (Capital)Nueva Ecija
Santa RosaNueva Ecija
Science City of MuñozNueva Ecija
TalaveraNueva Ecija
Gapan CityNueva Ecija
San Jose CityNueva Ecija
San LeonardoNueva Ecija
CapasTarlac
ConcepcionTarlac
GeronaTarlac
City of Tarlac (Capital)Tarlac
San Fernando City (Capital)Pampanga

Visayas

CITYAREA
City of CarcarCebu
City of Cebu (Capital)Cebu
CompostelaCebu
ConsolacionCebu
CordovaCebu
Danao CityCebu
LiloanCebu
City of MandaueCebu
MinglanillaCebu
City of NagaCebu
San FernandoCebu
City of TalisayCebu
BalambanCebu
BariliCebu
Toledo CityCebu

Mindanao

CITYAREA
CarmenDavao Del Norte
City of PanaboDavao Del Norte
City of Tagum (Capital)Davao Del Norte
Braulio E. DujaliDavao Del Norte
Santo TomasDavao Del Norte
City of DavaoDavao Del Sur
City of Digos (Capital)Davao Del Sur
City of General Santos (Dadiangas)South Cotabato

It is coming to Metro Manila on a later date.

How to activate DITO sim card

  1. Upon receipt of the DITO SIM Card, insert the SIM in your compatible device.
  2. Activate DITO SIM Card by connecting to data, attempting first call or first text.
  3. You will receive a confirmation via the DITO App and Text on the activation of the DITO SIM Card.

Bryan is a tech enthusiast and self-admitted geek who enjoys blogging and watching NBA clips on YouTube. He has over 20 years of experience in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations from different industries such as telecommunications and banking.

6 Comments

  1. My phone Huawei Y9 Prime is showing SOS only. The area has dito coverage, I’m not sure how to fix this.

  2. Elder Calba Reply

    Hi i just received my DITO Sim. but uppon insert it on my phone it didn’t work. signal Bar reflects SOS. Im using Huawie p30 pro which is compatible naman po.

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