Smart Plan Zero (Freedom plan)

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  1. King

    King Well-Known Member

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    2 years ago I discovered Globe's Plan Zero. In the thread someone mentioned Smart's Freedom Plan.

    Is this plan still being offered by Smart? My P499/month contract is ending in May and I only use this SIM as a backup to my Globe when cellular data is spotty.

    Got this SMS after lunch today for an updated SIM-only plan.

    "Line-only Giga Plan 399 now made even bigger with 3GB of data (previously 1GB), unli all-net texts, 20mins all-net calls, and FREE chat apps!"
     
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    smart stops freedom plan already, I have 1 for my personal backup and I regret not getting 1 or 2 more freedom plan now,
    I use it primarily to receive those credit card notices, spams text and calls from those companies, hehe! they got no answer from me, also for all double verifications for large purchases like airline tickets, etc. also those online verification codes.
    which is good as I left it at house, on my table for daily use and in my safe when left aboard. so I don’t need to worry when out with my phone and lost it in street, imagine all the hassles to notify all the companies if I lost my phone with all connected to my number I carry in/out everyday on the road.
    I bought a Nokia X1-01 that has a huge battery feature phone to insert the sim, charge it every month only.
     
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    They've don't offer freedom plans anymore. If you got it before it will continue till you end it, but they send a lot of upgrade texts like that one.
     
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    Can't find that 3GB Line-Only Giga Plan 399 online. Is that available via Store only?
     
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    I called Smart and they concurred that the Freedom plan is now discontinued.

    Plan 250 is also discontinued.

    Giga Plan 399 is the cheapest plan with a contract of 6 months.

    Smart has not updated their hotline operators yet.

    Smart also has not updated their hotline operators on Smart Express Call 50 that allows for P1.00/minute calls
     
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    I went to Smart Store - Sta. Lucia hours ago. The Line-Only Giga Plan 399 still has 1GB.
     
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    Thanks! Will try again tomorrow. :D
     
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    They offered Freedom Plan when I terminated my plan last month.
    I was using my All in Plan for data with ABS but felt that the increase to P2500 was just too much.
     
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    that is a good idea, although when I am out of go outside the country, I need those notices.
    anyway, when my phone/sim gets lost, I just call the hotline and notify them.

     
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    Successfully applied for the new Giga Plan 399 just now. ^__^
     
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    So it's 3GB? :)

    Wish they offered a cheaper plan. What's being offered is more than what I need.
     
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    Yes Giga Plan 399:
    • 3GB
    • 20 min all-net calls
    • unlimited all-net SMS
    Freedom Plan and SIM-Only Plan 250 are no longer offered.
     
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    i still have 3 Freedom Plans that's after all my accounts was converted to this so i don't need to pay monthly for plans that are not being used.
     
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    A complaint I have with the Freedom Plans is that the flexibundles' prices have not reduced as compared to newer plans.
     
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    they made it that way so you cant have the best of both worlds, else all prepaid will switch to Freedom plan, actually the Freedom Plan was launched to gave the postpaid high plan a second line with no monthly fee, but with higher than prepaid rate and lesser promo choices. its to make the Freedom Plan user to switch to a regular postpaid plan if they felt the high monthly usage as it has no any free minutes nor sms
     
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    i just changed my plan (not sure what it was but i pay 499 for unli calls to smart) to freedom plan just the other day. havent been using the unli calls because the signal in our area for smart is crazy.
     
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    Which channel processed your request? Smart Store? Hotline?
     
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    i went to a smart store
     
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