SKYmobi - Mobile Internet

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SKYmobi is SKY’s new mobile Internet Pocket WiFi service that will allow you to surf the Internet and watch SKYcable channels and shows via SKY On Demand, everywhere you go.

With your own SKYmobi, you can enjoy on-the-go surfing with speeds of up to 12 MBPS, with your monthly data allowance; FREE data access to Facebook and your favorite messaging apps. You will also be able to watch on SKY on Demand everywhere you go.

SKYmobi works in 3 easy steps!

  1. You just have to turn your SKYmobi Pocket WiFi on.
  2. Then connect your mobile device to the SKYmobi’s WiFi.
  3. Once connected, you can start surfing the Internet and watching your SKYcable channels and shows on your device.
Note: Watching your SKYcable channels and shows on your mobile device will be through the new SKY On Demand app that is available for download on Google Play for Android and App Store for iOS.

You can subscribe to any of the following SKYmobi plans:

SKYmobi PLAN Data Inclusions 4G Pocket WiFi**
SKYmobi Plan 499
  • 3GB monthly data allowance
  • FREE data access to Facebook, Facebook Messenger and Viber
One-time charge of P1,000
SKYmobi Plan 999
  • 6GB monthly data allowance
  • FREE data access to Facebook, Facebook Messenger and Viber
FREE
SKYmobi Plan 1499
  • 10 GB monthly data allowance
  • FREE data access to Facebook, Facebook Messenger and Viber
FREE

* All FREE data access services have a total daily limit of 800 MB. Once this limit is reached, all data services will be disabled for you until 12:01AM of the next day.
** 24-month lock-in period
***Viber messaging only. Viber multimedia services (pictures, videos) not included.

  Est. MB Used* PLAN 499 (3 GB) PLAN 999 (6 GB) PLAN 1499 (10 GB)
Email 0.02 MB/email 153,600 emails 307,200 emails 512,000 emails
Email with Attachment 3 MB/email 1,024 emails 2,048 emails 3,413 emails
Website Browsing 1.2 MB/webpage 2,560 webpages 5,120 webpages 8,533 webpages
Twitter Posts 0.2 MB/post 15,360 posts 30,720 posts 51,200 posts
Facebook Post 0.4 MB/post 7,680 posts 15,360 posts 25,600 posts
Instagram Posts 0.7 MB/post 4,388 mins. 8,777 mins. 14,628 mins.
Music Streaming 1.5 MB/min. 2,048 mins. 4,096 mins. 6,826 mins.
Video Streaming (Low-res) 1.4 MB/min. 2,194 mins. (37 1-hr shows OR 110 20-min shows) 4,388 mins. (74 1-hr shows OR 220 20-min shows) 7,314 mins. (122 1-hr shows OR 366 20-min shows)
Video Streaming (Mid-res) 3 MB/min. 1,024 mins. (17 1-hr shows OR 51 20-min shows) 2,048 mins.(34 1-hr shows OR 102 20-min shows) 3,413 mins.(56 1-hr shows OR 170 20-min shows)
Video Streaming (High-res) 5.5 MB/min. 558 mins. (9 1-hr shows OR 28 20-min shows) 1,117 mins. (18 1-hr shows OR 56 20-min shows) 1,861 mins.(32 1-hr shows OR 98 20-min shows)

The cable channels and shows you can watch on SKY On Demand will depend on your SKYcable plan. If you don’t have a SKYcable plan, you can still watch ABS-CBN livestream and all episodes of currently-airing ABS-CBN shows.

  1. Download the SKY On Demand app from Google Play Store, and install it to your new Samsung smartphone.
  2. Launch your SKY On Demand app, and register using your SKY Account Number which you can find in your SKYcable or SKYmobi bill..
  3. One logged in, you will be able to watch cable channels and shows, depending on your SKYcable subscription.

To check your remaining general data allowance, text KEYWORD to 2732. Service is FREE of charge.

SKYmobi PLAN KEYWORD
SKYmobi Plan 499 PLAN3GB BAL
SKYmobi Plan 999 PLAN6GB BAL
SKYmobi Plan 1499 PLAN10GB BAL

NOTE: To send/read a text using/on your SKYmobi, you need to go to your SKYmobi pocket WiFi’s user Interface. To access the user interface, connect your mobile device to the SKYmobi’s WiFi, go to http://192.168.0.1 on your browser, log-in with your password (Default password is ‘admin.’), and go to the SMS tab to send/read your messages.

When you use up your general data allowance for the month, you will be charged at the default rate of P1 per MB. You can choose to subscribe to a data add-on to surf more while spending less.

For SKYmobi Plan 499 accounts only: Once you’ve used up your data allowance for SKY On Demand, any usage on SKY On Demand will be charged to your general data allowance.

ADD-ONS DATA INCLUSION PRICE HOW TO SUBSCRIBE
Mobi Add Surf 199
(auto-renew and auto-charge every 30 days)
1.5 GB every 30 days P199 every 30 days Call the SKY Hotline at (02) 381 0000 to request for this add-on. Standard charges apply when you use your SKYmobi to call the hotline.
Mobi Add Surf 30 100 MB P30 Text MAS30 to 2732 OR Call the SKY Hotline at (02) 381 0000.

 

Yes, you can use your SKYmobi number to call (when inserted in a cellphone/smartphone) and text. Standard rates are listed below:

Text Rates:
SKYmobi to SKYmobi or ABS-CBNmobile P 0.50/text*
SKYmobi to other local mobile networks P 0.50/text*
International P 10/text or P 15/text*
Call Rates:
SKYmobi to SKYmobi or ABS-CBNmobile P 1.00/min
SKYmobi to other local mobile networks P 5.50/min
NDD to landline P 5.50/min nationwide
IDD US$ 0.10/min to US$ 2.26/min

* 1 text = 160-character message
** Rates are VAT and OCT inclusive

To enjoy unlimited text to all networks for 30 days, you can register to our add-on. Text MTANU270 to 2732.

To send/read a text using your SKYmobi, you need to go to your SKYmobi pocket WiFi’s user Interface.  To access the user interface, connect your mobile device to the SKYmobi’s WiFi, go to http://192.168.0.1 on your browser, log-in with your password (Default password is ‘admin’ unless changed), and go to the SMS tab to send/read your text messages.