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Digitel Mobile Philippines, Inc.
Sun Cellular
Type Wholly owned subsidiary of Digitel
Industry Mobile Telecommunications
Founded Manila, Philippines (2003)
Headquarters Quezon City, Philippines
Key people Manuel V. Pangilinan, Chairman
Orland Vea, President and CEO
Products Voice
SMS
MMS
Broadband services
Value-Added Services
Parent Digital Telecommunications Phils., Inc. (a PLDT company)
Website www.suncellular.com.ph

Digitel Mobile Philippines, Inc., doing business as Sun Cellular, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Digital Telecommunications Philippines, which in turn is owned by the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) and is one of the Philippines’ largest mobile telecommunications companies. It was established by Digitel in September 2001 to provide wireless public and private telecommunications services.

History[edit]

In August 7, 2000, Digitel was granted a permit by the NTC to establish and operate a Nationwide Cellular Mobile Telephone System (CMTS) using Global System for Mobile (GSM) and/or Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) technology. The following month, the company founded the Digitel Mobile Philippines, Inc. (DMPI) to assist in its wireless service.

In December 11, 2002, the government granted DMPI, through Republic Act No. 9180, the right to establish a permanent franchise to create and manage a wireless telecommunications service. DMPI launched its wireless service, known as Sun Cellular, in March 2003. From mobile telephony, Sun Cellular expanded its services to voice, messaging and international roaming services, to wireless broadband and value-added services for consumers and businesses. In October 2011, the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) acquired Digitel, including Sun Cellular, from parent JG Summit Holdings. Although PLDT also owns competitor Smart Communications, the two networks remain separate entities with completely independent mobile network infrastructure and corporate management structures.

Awards[edit]

Because of its exemplary service, Sun Cellular received the following awards:

  • Most Promising Telecom Service Provider in Asia Pacific award in the 2009 Frost & Sullivan ICT Award in Singapore.
  • The Agora Marketing Company of the Year in 2009 Award for its excellence in pioneering intra-network unlimited services and revolutionizing the country's telecommunications industry practices.
  • The 2004 Philippine Marketing Excellence Award
  • The 2005 Silver Prize for Most Effective New Service Introduction and Top 25 Philippine Companies recognized by Business Mirror and Stern Steward & Co.
  • In 2011, Sun Cellular won the Philippines Mobile Service Provider of the Year from the Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Best Practices Awards in Singapore.[1]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sun Cellular - About Us retrieved October 31, 2013

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37 news items

 
Telecompaper (subscription)
Sun, 30 Mar 2014 15:30:00 -0700

Philippine mobile services provider Sun Cellular has released the O+ Fab Color phablet. The device has a 7-inch screen, features a 5-megapixel camera, is powered by a dual-core processor, and runs on Android Jellybean. The company offers the O+Fab ...
 
The Global Dispatch
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 13:04:50 -0700

Sun Cellular endorser, French-Filipina actress, TV Host, model, singer, fashion designer and painter, Solenn Heussaff can be seen dancing up a storm in a food court in the Sun Cellular video below. Image/Video Screen Shot. What if you can bring the fun ...
 
Business Mirror
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:00:00 -0700

DMPI is the operator of wireless network Sun Cellular which, together with Smart, offers mobile data packages for their postpaid and prepaid customers. The cable project is part of PLDT's aggressive nationwide expansion of its fiber-optic network which ...
 
Business Mirror
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 06:30:13 -0700

The group's subscriber base was at 70 million in 2013, with Smart cornering 25.5 million subscribers under its mainstream Smart brands; value brand Talk 'N Text ending with 29.5 million subscribers; and 15.1 million Sun Cellular subscribers.
 
Sun.Star
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 07:03:45 -0700

Available to all 72.5 million Smart, Talk 'N Text and Sun Cellular subscribers, SPINNR also allows charging of subscription to users' prepaid or postpaid accounts, eliminating the need for a credit card to access digital services such as music ...
 
InterAksyon
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 18:57:18 -0700

The NTC facility however serves only Smart subscribers for now, and not those of affiliates Sun Cellular and Talk 'N Text. Pangan said the mobile industry has become more diverse, prompting the company to open up more customer service channels for ...
 
Philippine Star
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 09:30:00 -0700

The company's cellular subscriber base reached 70 million composed of 29.5 million Talk 'N Text subscribers, 25.5 million subscribers of Smart Communications Inc., and 15.1 million subscribers of Sun Cellular. The company also has 3.4 million fixed ...

InterAksyon

InterAksyon
Sun, 06 Apr 2014 12:25:14 -0700

Smart Broadband Inc had a wireless broadband subscriber base of over 1.9 million, of which 1.4 million were on prepaid service, while Sun Cellular had 545,000. PLDT's fixed broadband subscriber base increased by eight percent, bringing the total count ...
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