In today’s digital YOUniverse, you can’t resist of connecting to your friends via SMS. However, that sucky or crappy EXPIRATION of service is your number one foe. With those services that has duration; time is precious or as they often say “TIME IS GOLD!” What’s the sense of having unlimited SMS if you could only use it for about 86, 400 seconds. TIC TAC TIC TAC.
Just this 30th day of August 2009, Globe introduces Globe tattoo SIM together with their new service, the IMMORTALTXT. Globe tattoo SIM are the first prepaid SIM that can be used in mobile and internet. You can choose your pop-art designed SIM that fits your personality. Likewise, it offers the first no-expiration SMS service. With IMMORTALTXT you will have 50 texts to both Globe and TM and 10 texts to other network. Moreover, you can register as much as you want. All you just have to do is to repeat the registration process.
For example, you have 100 pesos. You will have to register or Type-in IMMORTAL10 and send it to 8888, 10 times and that will give you 500 texts to Globe and TM and 100 texts to other network plus YOU DON’T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT THE EXPIRATION just maintain P1 load to use the service. Isn’t that amazing?!
I AM IMMORTAL. how about you?
Here are some FAQ’s from their site.
1. What is IMMORTALTXT?
IMMORTALTXT is the first ever No Expiry SMS offer that will give Globe Tattoo and Globe Prepaid subscribers the following for only P10:
• 50 texts to Globe/TM
• 10 texts to other networks
*Needs P1 maintaining balance to be able to use service
2. How can I register to IMMORTALTXT?
It's very easy to register, simply text IMMORTAL10 to 8888. You will receive a confirmation message once you are registered. PhP10 will be deducted from your load upon SMS confirmation.
• Note: Keywords are not case-sensitive. If you send the wrong syntax, you will receive an SMS that will give you the correct keyword.
3. Can I purchase IMMORTALTXT as load?
No, IMMORTALTXT is not yet available via load.
4. How long will the service be valid?
The IMMORTALTXT service has no expiry! However, you must maintain P1 balance to continue using the service until you have fully consumed the 50 text messages to Globe/TM and 10 text messages to other networks.
5. Will the NO EXPIRY apply to my SIM when I register to IMMORTALTXT?
No, the NO EXPIRY will not apply to your SIM. You will still need to load to maintain your SIM's validity.
6. Is IMMORTALTXT available to existing Globe Prepaid subscribers?
Yes, IMMORTALTXT is available to existing Globe Prepaid subscribers and Globe Prepaid Tattoo subscribers.
7. Is IMMORTALTXT available to Globe Postpaid subscribers?
No, IMMORTALTXT is only for Globe Tattoo and Globe Prepaid subscribers. Postpaid subscribers who try to register to the service will not be allowed and will not be charged for the transaction.
8. Is IMMORTALTXT available to TM also?
No, IMMORTALTXT is only for Globe Tattoo and Globe Prepaid subscribers. TM subscribers who try to register to the service will not be allowed and will not be charged for the transaction.
9. Is IMMORTALTXT applicable to Globe Tattoo and Globe Prepaid subscribers on Roaming?
No, IMMORTALTXT is not applicable to Globe Tattoo and Globe Prepaid subscribers when roaming. Regular roaming charges will apply for any transactions made.
In case the subscriber registered to the promo before going abroad and did not consume the 50 intra + 10 Inter SMS before leaving, the sub may continue using the remaining allocation upon returning to the Philippines (assuming the SIM has not expired yet and subscriber has P1 maintaining balance).
10. What should be my prepaid minimum balance to subscribe to the IMMORTALTXT service?
The required minimum balance to register to IMMORTALTXT is P11. You will need P10 to register to the service and you need to maintain at least P1 to continue to enjoy using the service.
Note: It is advisable that the sub has a load of at least P11 so that s/he will be able to enjoy the service right after successfully registering to Immortaltxt. P1 minimum balance should be maintained in order to continuously enjoy the no expiry text messages to Globe/TM and to other networks. Should you be registered but have used up your load due to texts on top of the IMMORTALTXT allocation, you will not be able to use you IMMORTALTXT until you reload at least P1 in your account.
11. How will I know that my IMMORTALTXT subscription has expired?