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MTN Data Plan Bundles and subscription Codes

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MTN reshuffled there data plans and internet bundles and came up with affordable data plans. The data bundles and their activation prices are quite appreciable this time.

Just in case you didn’t know by now, MTN now offers full Data rollover which means you can now rollover your unused internet data to the next month subscription.

All you have to do is ensure that you auto-renew your data subscription before it expires and your unused data is automatically moved to the next month. However, important to note that data rollover feature is only applicable to monthly plans.

Note: The data plans listed below and their prices have been revised and thoroughly checked to make sure they are up to date.

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All MTN data plans and their subscription codes

Bundle Plan Price (N) Validity Period Activation Code (Text to 131) Activation Code (USSD)
30MB 100 24 Hrs 104 *104#
100MB 200 24Hrs 113 *113#
150MB 300 7 days 102 *102#
750MB 500 7 days 103 *103#
1.5GB 1,000 30 days 106  *106#
3.5GB 2,000 30 Days 110 *110#
5GB 3,500 30 Days 107 *107#
10GB 5,000 30 Days 116 *116#
22GB 10,000 30 Days 117 *117#
50GB 20,000 60 Days 118 *118#
85GB 50,000 90 Days 133  *133#

MTN Goodybag Social Plans

Social Plans Price (N) Validity Period Activation Code (Text to 131)
Facebook weekly 25 7 days FBW
Facebook monthly 60 30 days FBM
WhatsApp weekly 25 7 days WAW
WhatsApp monthly 60 30 days WAM
Twitter weekly 25 7 days TWTW
Twitter monthly 60 30 Days TWTM
Eskimi weekly 25 7 Days ESKW
Eskimi monthly 60 30 Days ESKM
WeChat weekly 25 7 Days WCW
WeChat monthly 60 30 Days WCM
2go weekly 25 7 Days 2GOW
2go monthly 60 30 Days 2GOM

MTN night data plans

For the night surfers, you can get 500MB for just 25 naira to browse through the mid-night. Below is how you can subscribe to MTN mid-night plans.

  1. First of all, you will need to Migrate to MTN iPulse package by dialing *406# or sending 406 to 131.
  2. You should have at least N30 in your account balance.
  3. Then send NIGHT to 131 via SMS and you’ll get a message:“Dear customer, you have successfully subscribed to Free Night Browsing between 00:00 and 04:00. N25 has been deducted from your account.”
  4. wait until 12 a.m before you start cruising the net.

How to get 1GB, 2.5GB and 5GB for N200, N500 and N1,000 respectively on MTN night plan

  1. First dial *198# and reply ‘2’ then ‘8’
  2. The MTN Night plan list will be displayed.
  3. Then select the plan of your choice and you’re good to go.

How to check MTN data balance

You can check your data balance on MTN by simply texting 2 to 131 or by alternatively dialing *131*4# or *559# or *559*2#.

This allows you to enjoy un-interrupted data access on your phone or tablet. Your active data bundle will be automatically renewed at the end of the validity period. In case you exhaust your data bundle before the validity date, you will receive a notification advising you to activate a new data plan or continue at pay as you go rate (5k/kb).

Notes: The table above represents the Peak data rates across the MTN network, and also shows the average transfer rate of data when accessing popular internet sites using the MTN Network. Also note that the average transfer rate might be more or less depending on the rate of data consumption of the application involved.

How to transfer Data bundle on MTN using MTN Data gifting

I’m sure you must have heard of MTN data gifting, its a way to transfer data bundle on MTN using a simple code or SMS. Data Gifting service 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.

Data Gifting can also be used to send data to your other smartphones, modems and iPad.

See methods below:

How to send Data as a Gift Plan on MTN:
Option 1 (SMS):

  • 1. Register for the Data Gifting service by sending keyword REG to 131; you will receive a unique authentication PIN
  • 2. Text key word “GIFT [MSISDN][Data Bundle Code][PIN] to 131. E.g Gift 0803xxxxxxxx 106 0000.
    Where 106 is the code of 100MB monthly plan and 0000 is your PIN”

Option 2 (USSD):

  • Dial *131# and follow the menu prompt


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