Sun Cellular 4G upgrade with Maja Salvador, Vic Sotto & Matteo Guidicelli_Revu Philippines

Sun Cellular LTE upgrade not available to postpaid subs yet, but…

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WE’VE heard nothing big from Sun Cellular for quite some time. Then yesterday, that all changed, as it unveiled its #GumagandaAngArawMo campaign featuring Vic Sotto, Maja Salvador, and Matteo Guidicelli.

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Sun Cellular’s ‘Narito na ang bagong Sun’ video

Think of it as a sort of a relaunch with this message: a new Sun Cellular, “powered by our newest and widest LTE network with all the big-time offers.” Yep, the company’s network has finally been upgraded to LTE, with support for up to 42Mbps connection speeds. The list of areas covered can be found here.

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And the new “big-time offer”? It’s called Sun Big Time Data 70, where you can get 1GB of data, unlimited texts to all networks, and 30 minutes worth of Sun-to-Sun calls for seven days for only P70 (around $1.37). Just text BDATA70 to 247 to register.

Sun Cellular postpaid subscribers will have to wait till around end of October for their LTE-ready SIM cards.

Anyhow, Sun Cellular has urged its subscribers to visit any Sun Shop and have their 3G SIM cards swapped with LTE-ready ones — for free, of course. Unfortunately, the offer is just available for prepaid subscribers for now. Those on postpaid will have to wait till around end of October for their 4G-ready SIM cards.

No word on the actual date yet. The customer service officer who answered our private message asked us to stay tuned.

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This is a bummer for people who are actually paying Sun Cellular monthly. Fortunately, end of October is just around the corner. The wait shouldn’t be that long. Till then…

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Editor-in-chief: Alora Uy Guerrero has 22 years of experience as an editor for print and digital publications such as Yahoo. She took time off journalism to manage OPPO’s digital-marketing campaigns. When not busy with her babies, she’s working on Revü, a passion project — or probably traveling or obsessing over her favorite bands, movies, TV shows, and basketball teams.