Are you aware that MTN data plans now comes with Data Rollover & Auto-renewal? This is for your advance, because it helps you get more out of your plan.
Now, it does not matter if you are either an occasional, regular or heavy user of the MTN data bundle, because just like Airtel normally says, we’ve got you covered.
MTN has create a data plan that suits your lifestyle without stressing you or making you pay for something that is not worth it. Below is a table chart that shows you, the price, MB and all information you need to know about a plan before subscribing, so once you have identified the prepaid bundle plan that best suits your schedule, you can just text the migration code for the plan to 131 (as shown in the table below) or better still, you can just select your preferred bundle from the Fastlink user interface, which has been customized to make subscribing a lot easier and better for your convenience.
When you have seen a plan that best suits you, you should just load the corresponding amount on your phone, and dial the code, automatically, you will be switched to the bundle plan of your choice and the activation fee amount will be deducted from your account.
Please note that you will also receive an sms message on your phone or laptop which will confirm that you have successfully activate your bundle plan.
What else do you need? Do you know the meaning of data rollover?
It means that you can just transfer all your internet data to the next month subscription.
All you have to do is to make sure that you auto-renew your data subscription before it expires, this is the only way to guarantee that all your unused data is automatically moved to the next month plan for you.
This means that you have to subscribe for the next month too before it can be rollover.
Please note that data rollover feature is only applicable to monthly plans.
MTN Data Gifting:
Is your love ones complaining of not having sufficient data bundles on their phones/tablet or laptop and you cannot chat with them?
Once again, MTN has got your back, with this new plan called Data Gifting service which allows you to send a data bundle to your friends and loved ones, by simply paying for the data bundle on behalf of the person with your own credits.
Who Can I Send Data Gifts To?
Data Gifting can also be used to send data to your other smartphones, modems and iPad.
How To Send Data as a Gift Plan To Your Love Ones:
1. Before transferring, buying or sending a data plan, you are required to register for the Data Gifting service by sending the keyword: REG to 131;
You will automatically receive a unique authentication PIN that you can use to send data as gift to your friends.
2. After a successful registration, you have to Text key word “GIFT [MSISDN][Data Bundle Code][PIN] to 131.
Gift 0803xxxxxxxx 106 0000.
Where 106 is the code of 100MB monthly plan and 0000 is your PIN”
Option 2 (By Dailling):
You can also send data gifts by dialling *131# and follow the menu
Well, this is one new development from MTN Nigeria I so much love, because it gives you an un-interrupted data access on your phone or tablet.
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When you activate this, your active data bundle will be automatically renewed at the end of the validity period.
However, if you did exhaust your data bundle before the validity date, you will receive a notification in form of an SMS advising you to activate a new data plan or continue at pay as you go rate (5k/sec).
|Bundle Plan||Price (N)||Total Data Allowance||Validity Period||Activation Code (Text to 131)||Activation USSD|
|3GBWeekend (Fri9PM-Mon 6AM)||3000||4.5GB||30 Days||108||*108#|
Data Usage Guide
|1 hour instant messaging||0.25MB- 1MB|
|1 hour of web browsing||1.5MB-25MB|
|Download 100 e-mails||1MB-10MB|
|1 hour on Facebook||2MB- 80MB|
|Download 1 photo||0.05MB-2Mb|
|Download 1 MP3 file||3MB- 8MB|
|1 software download||70MB-800MB|
|1 hour of video streaming ( e.g. YouTube)||250Mb-500MB|
|Signal||Peak Speed||Average internet browsing speed|
|GPRS||115 kbps||33 – 35..8kbps|
|EDGE||384 kbps||Not Yet Fully deployed|
|3G||384 kbps||100 – 240kbps|
|3.5G (HSDPA)||3.6 Mbps||800kbps|
The chart table above represents the Peak data rates across the MTN network in Nigeria and other part of Africa.