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May 28, 2010

Globe’s micro-SIM card is here!

Was just talking to Globe Telecom’s head of corporate communications, and after showing her the iPad, she told me that Globe’s micro-SIM is already here.

I expected that Globe would eventually introduce the micro-SIM here but not this soon. The Apple iPad 3G uses a micro-SIM instead of the regular-sized SIM.

Here’s a good comparison between the mini-SIM and the micro-SIM:

Then, I realized — Apple iPhone 4G will be announced on June 7 and the phone will also be using the micro-SIM (based on Gizmodo’s dis-assembled 4G unit).

Now it makes sense. I asked for details and was told it will be available in stores and will be priced just like the regular Globe SIM cards.

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66 Responses to “Globe’s micro-SIM card is here!”

  1. ruel says:

    magkano ba ang micro sim ng globe

  2. Kei says:

    mura lang ang micro sim sa globe :) wala pang 100 php. mas okay yung bili nalang kayo ng sim pag ginupit kasi minsan nagkakaproblema.

  3. Bea says:

    Anong magkano niya? Saan mabibili?

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  5. Ceejei says:

    Hi sir:))my name is Ceejei I just want to ask LNG po if gagana ung micro sim kapag I insert sa iPad And pwede na agad magregister for Internet connection.? Sabi dw po kasi kahit mg register dw unlimited for one day which cost 50 php,wala rin dw in kasi ung extra load mu dw ay kakainin pa din

  6. Gg says:

    Anybody knows who makes Globe sim card? is it GND?


  7. pekpek says:

    mga putangina nyong lahat mga inutil mga gago mga mukang burat

  8. VegaPunk says:

    i can convert Mini sim to Micro sim so you can save your contacts 100php

  9. MDPA
    Twitter: Dorisherehowru

    How do I download globe services not available in us account via Itunes

  10. MDPA
    Twitter: Dorisherehowru

    How do I download globe services via iTunes. I’m presently using us account

  11. jim g says:

    anyone can convert a normal sized sim to micro or mini sims… a cutter on ebay you also get adapters to fit….easy eh!

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