Smart leads 5G data roaming in 87 destinations worldwide

Smart Communications continues to lead the 5G data roaming market, serving customers in 87 destinations with 159 telco partners worldwide.

This means that Smart customers with 5G SIMs and 5G-capable devices can enjoy fast and reliable 5G data roaming speeds in various countries across Asia, Europe, North America, South America, Africa, and Oceania.

“In our pursuit of providing world-class services, we continue to expand our 5G data roaming services through our key partnerships with telcos worldwide, empowering our customers with fast 5G data roaming speeds that enable them to access their technology tools for work or personal endeavors, when it matters the most,” said Mitch Locsin, PLDT and Smart First Vice President and Head of Enterprise and International Business Groups.

Smart 5G roaming countries

To subscribe and check roaming status and other information, customers can visit To activate their roaming service before traveling abroad, prepaid customers must text ROAMON to 333; while postpaid customers can call the hotline at *888 or *800 for Smart Infinity customers.

Smart has also made it easy and hassle-free for tourists with 5G SIMs and 5G-capable devices to connect to Smart’s 5G network when visiting the country, especially during the Christmas holidays.

“Smart fully supports the recovery of our economy by providing the best telco services to tourists, as more of them come to the Philippines and experience the Christmas festivities in the country,” said Joshua Montecillo, AVP and Head of Wireless Product Management of Enterprise Business.

Smart’s 5G network covers 97% of the population with 3G, 4G/LTE, and 5G, supported by PLDT’s fiber infrastructure. This infrastructure spans over 1.1 million kilometers, consisting of over 0.2 million cable kilometers of international fiber and about 0.9 million cable kilometers of domestic fiber, as of the end of September 2023.

Smart 5G SIMs and 5G-capable devices can enjoy live 5G roaming services in the following countries: Aland Island, Albania, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Crete, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Guam, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jersey, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Northern Ireland, Northern Marianas, Norway, Oman, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, the United States of America, US Virgin Islands, Uzbekistan, the Vatican, Vietnam, and Wales.

Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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