The Mobile Telephone Networks popularly known as MTN is one of the biggest telecommunication company in Nigeria if not the biggest. It is undoubtedly the most used network service provider in Nigeria and has the largest network coverage in the country.
MTN has expanded a great deal in Nigeria and has proven to be the hallmark of excellence over the years. The MTN network coverage has given them a huge advantage over their counterparts coupled with excellence.
In this piece, we are taking a look at the MTN data services and various subscription plans available on the network. The MTN data services are no doubt one of the data services you will appreciate in the country. They come in various sizes and prices. It all depends on you and your device.
There are three broad categories of data plan on the MTN network and each category then have various data plans. The three categories are;
Daily data plans
Weekly data plans
Monthly data plans
Below are the three major categories and the respective data plans under them.
Data cap: 10MB
Activation code: 131114#
Activation SMS: send 114 to 131
Data cap: 30MB
Activation code: *104#
Activation SMS: send 104 to 131.
Data cap: 100MB
Activation code: *113#
Activation SMS: Send 113 to 131.
Data cap: 750MB
Activation code: *103#
Activation SMS: send 103 to 131.
Data cap: 1.5GB
Activation code: *106#
Activation SMS: send 106 to 131.
Data cap: 3.5GB
Activation code: *110#
Activation SMS: send 110 to 131.
Data cap: 10GB
Activation code: *116#
Activation SMS: send 116 to 131.
Data cap: 22GB
Activation code: *117#
Activation SMS: send 117 to 131.
The above listed data plans are the daily, weekly and monthly data plans. Please note that you may activate the data plans by either through the activation code or through the activation SMS.
Below are the list of the mega data plans which has more than 30 days validity and bigger data cap with prices that are fair enough.
Data cap: 50GB
Activation code: *118#
Activation SMS: send 118 to 131
Validity Period: 60 days
Data cap: 85GB
Activation code: *133#
Activation SMS: send 133 to 131
Validity Period: 90 days
How To Check Your Data Balance On MTN
To check your MTN data balance simply dial 1314# or send “2” to 131.
MTN Goodybag Data plan
The Goodybag data plans are data plans designed to enable subscribers to have unlimited chat. These data plans are categorized into daily, weekly and monthly. These data plans are on WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, 2Go, WeChat, Eskimi, Nimbuzz etc. The data plans can be accessed and subscribed to via 662#. This will show you various goodybag data plans from which you can select your choice. The daily plans are subscribed at N25, weekly at the rate of N50 and monthly at the rate of N150. You can check your goodybag data balance by dialing *59925# and note that goodybag data can’t be used to access any other app.