Etisalat Nigeria is known to be one of the most stable and arguably the fastest network provider in Nigeria, also about the only internet service provider with 4G availability in Nigeria.
The multinational UAE based telecommunications services provider, currently operating in 18 countries across Asia, the Middle East and Africa. As of February 2014, Etisalat is the 17th largest mobile network operator in the world, with a total customer base of more than 150 million.
Etisalat was named the most powerful company in the UAE by Forbes Middle East in 2012... OK, enough of the history, back to what brought us here, Meanwhile, if you would like to read more about the Etisalat Network On wikipedia, Click Here
Alright! With all above and more interesting stats, the only problem I believe Most Nigerians are having with Etisalat Nigeria is their very expensive data plans, But I believe that should be a story of the past because Etisalat just launched new cheap data plans of 1000 naira for 1GB, 2000 naira for 2GB and so on valid for 30 days with full data rollover, This happens to be cheapest data plan in Nigeria at the moment and the best from the etisalat company.
Below is a detailed table of the NEW cheap data bundle plans for Etisalat users, including their prices(in naira), data allocation, validity period and activation codes for PC, mobile phones and tablets.
|plans||price(N)||USSD codes||SMS to 229||validity|
|night & weekend (3GB)||4,000||*229*3*3#||MB7||30 days|
|note: The data plans above are valid for 30 days, Auto-renewal & data rollover apply.|
To activate Etisalat 1GB for 1000 naira dial *229*2*7#, also valid for 30 days.
|Daily 10MB||100||*229*3*1#||MI1||expires midnight|
|weekly 50MB||500||*229*3*4#||MI2||7 days|
|quaterly plan (30GB)||27,500||*229*5*1#||4M||90 days|
|bi-annual plan (60GB)||55,000||*229*5*2#||6M||120 days|
|100GB Plan||84,992||*229*4*5#||SM5||30 days|
|annual plan (120GB)||110,000||*229*5*3#||12M||365 days|
Etisalat also offers Smartphone plans which you will enjoy calls at 20 kobo per second to any network with no access fee when you subscribe to any of the smartphone plans below.
each plan comes with an automatic bonus of 30% extra data. you will also enjoy automatic renewal (auto-renewal) of your plan, provided you have enough airtime to purchase the same plan. unused data will be rolled over during auto-renewal, or if another data plan is purchased before the current plan expires. Terms and conditions apply.
|plans||monthly cost(N)||activation code|
(sms to 8183)
How to check your Data balance on Etisalat
You can check your data balance either by SMS or by USSD code.
To check your etisalat data balance by SMS, send ‘HELP’ to 229 and follow the prompts.
To check your etisalat data balance by USSD, dial *228#
So, Enjoy! but first share with your friends to enjoy too…sharing is caring.