This is an updated list of the current MTN Data Plans / Bundles and Subscription Codes for Android, iPhone for the month of January, 2018. This list will continue to get updated as developments arises. Please note, this post was originally written in 2015 but has been updated in December, 2017.
For sometime now, we have often been talking on issues that has to do with Internet Data subscription and related stuffs that has to do with Internet. There has also been freebies and information that has to do with cheap Internet browsing.
For those who don’t know, even MTN BIS plan can be used on android and computer. (Update: This isn’t valid anymore. You should rather go with the MTN data plans readily available for Android, iPhone and iPad (iOS) and computers below).
Right now, let’s be more formal and let’s talk on the official MTN Internet Data plans for Android devices, iOS and computer alongside their subscription codes. Please be aware that these are not blackberry plans and may not work on blackberry devices.
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Current MTN Data Plans and Their Subscription Codes (January, 2018)
Just before we go over to the full details, I’d like to perhaps, make it clear that MTN has different data plans with different data caps and validity period. These, i am pretty sure you are aware of.
There is the daily plan, Weekly plan, Monthly plan, 60 days plan and the 90 days plan.
|Bundle Plan||Price (N)||Validity Period||Activation Code (Text to 131)||Activation Code
500MB + 250MB Bonus Data
|1GB + 500MB Bonus data||1000||30 Days||106||*106#|
|2.5GB + 1GB Bonus data||2000||30 Days||110||*110#|
Please Note: The Bonus Datas will be available for use from 1:00am – 7.00am ON MTN DEAL ZONE.
MTN Data Usage Guide
|1 hour instant messaging||10MB- 50MB|
|1 hour of web browsing||50MB-200MB|
|Download 100 e-mails||10MB-50MB|
|1 hour on Facebook||25MB- 80MB|
|Download 1 photo||0.05MB-2MB|
|Download 1 MP3 file||3MB- 8MB|
|1 software download||70MB-2GB|
|1 hour of video streaming ( e.g. YouTube)||500Mb-2GB|
Please Note: The above data are just estimates. Precise usage varies depending on the situation.
MTN Data Speed
|Signal||Peak Speed||Average internet browsing speed|
|GPRS||115 kbps||33 – 35..8kbps|
|3G||384 kbps||100 – 240kbps|
|3.5G (HSDPA)||3.6 Mbps||800kbps|
Can MTN Internet Data Plans Be Rolled over?
Yes, they can. Just be sure to subscribe before your current subscription expires. That way, the roll over will be effective. In a case where the current subscription expires, data roll over cannot be done.
Can MTN Data Plans Be Auto Renewed?
Yes., they can be auto renewed. They are automatically auto-renewed at the end of the validity period. Just be sure to have sufficient account balance enough to pay the subscription bill. If for example, you subscribed to a N1000 data plan, be sure to have a minimum airtime balance of N1000 before the data expires.
How To Check MTN Data Plan Balance?
Checking your MTN data plan balance can be done in two ways. The first is via the use of USSD codes, while the other is via sending a short message service (SMS).
To check your MTN data plan balance via USSD code, dial *131# and reply with 4. Alternatively, simply dial *131*4#. To check the data bundle balance via SMS, send 2 to 131 and a response will be sent to you containing information relating to data balance.
Update: January, 2018
This content has been updated to reflect the list of MTN data plans and their subscriptions codes valid for January, 2018. If you care to know, there is a way of doubling your MTN data bundles for same price. That’s more like receiving 100% bonus of whatever subscription you choose to subscribe to. Interested in knowing more? HERE YOU GO!
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