The Division of Data and Know-how (DICT) reported that as of January 19, 2023, registrations for 22,832,002 SIMs had been accomplished.
Primarily based on data from the Nationwide Telecommunications Fee, the whole is 13.51 % of 168,977,773 million subscribers nationwide.
Good Communications Inc. reported a complete of 11,445,173 registered SIMs, representing 16.83 % of Good’s 67,995,734 subscribers. Globe Telecom Inc. recorded 9,512,591 registrations – 10.83 % of its 87,873,936 subscribers. In the meantime, DITO Telecommunity Corp. a complete of 1,874,238 registered SIMs, or 14.3 % of its 13,108,103 subscribers.
DICT Spokesperson and Secretary of State Anna Mae Yu Lamentillo additionally introduced that the DICT regional places of work are prepared to help the general public with free SIM registration help.
“We have now began rolling out in Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon), Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan) and Area 10 (Northern Mindanao). Subscribers can deliver their cell telephones and legitimate IDs to the areas’ Tech4Ed facilities for SIM registration help,” Lamentillo stated.
These Tech4Ed facilities are situated in key places within the above areas and are open Monday by way of Friday from 8am to 5pm
The DICT, led by Secretary Ivan John Uy, is a continuing reminder to the general public to be vigilant as they full the registration course of. You’re urged to solely register utilizing the telcos’ official hyperlinks and call their hotline to handle any considerations you could have.