MTN 1000 data plans

In search of increased benefits for your  Internet services,  MTN mobile Internet Plans gives a customer more Value with its New Data Rollover and Auto-renewal Feature.

So how does this Data rollover and Auto-Renewal  work? All that is required of you is to pick the Auto-renew Feature before it expires and all your Unused Data subscription is Automatically moved into the next month, Easy. The Data Rollover feature applies only to Monthly plans.

Amongst this Monthly plans is the #1000 Data plan which gives one Access to 1.5GB for Internet Activities and is Valid for 30days. It’s cheap and absolutely easy to subscribe to.



How To Get The MTN #1000 Data Plan

  • Through an SMS, Text 106 to 131
  • Using the Unstructured Supplementary service Data (USSD) or quick code, dial *106# from your mobile phone and send.

Be sure to have an Account Balance of at least a #1000 on your phone. The money would be Deducted leaving you with a whopping 1.5Gigabyte to Chat, surf the net, watch and Download videos, and listen to and Download your favourite mp3s and the latest songs online.


That not withstanding, MTN introduced XtraValue which offers customers a massive bundle of  Airtime for voice calls and Data, available in 2 Classes (xtratalk and XtraData) with prices ranging from N300 to N20,000, Available to all prepaid and Post-paid customers.


The Bundles are:

  • XtraTalk Bundle – which offers Airtime for Voice calls more than Data volume.
  • XtraData Bundles- Data volume offered in this category is greater than airtime for voice calls.

For #1,000, a subscriber gets 1GB worth of data with a further 500MB bonus Data given to be used between 1:00am-7:00am and it’s Valid for 14days.


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How To Subscribe #1,000 Worth Of  Data On MTN Xtravalue

This subscription doesn’t need any extra trick (pun intended). Simply Dial *904# on your mobile phone and this menu pops up:

          Welcome to MTN onDemand

  1. Buy Airtime
  2. Buy Data plans
  3. Buy Xtravalue bundles
  4. Roaming and Int’l offers
  5. Buy Goodybag social Bundles

Answer with 2 and you’ll be asked to buy for self or a 3rd party. Choose the No. 1 to buy for self. Another menu appears where you’ll have to select a monthly plan which is no.3. The 1GB + 500MB for #1000 is option number 1. Select it and follow the next Instructions to pay.

You could also Dial *131*2# on your mobile device and select 2 for XtraData. The next menu has xtraData 1000 as the third option. Answer with 3 you good to go.

Better still, Text D1000 to 131 and you’ll be subscribed to the offer, provided you have a minimum of #1000(which will be Deducted) on your phone.



  • Prepaid customers Automatically migrate to Xtravalue Plan after Subscribing to any Xtravalue bundle plan.
  • To check your Xtravalue balance, Dial *556# or *559*61#
  • To check an  active bundle(s) or  data balance(s), just  Text 2 to 131 or Dial *131*4#



Ever wondered how your Data gets burned on  your numerous internet activities? Here is a guide to Data Usage on the MTN network.

1 hour instant messaging
0.25MB- 1MB
1 hour of web browsing
Download 100 e-mails
1 hour on Facebook
2MB- 80MB
Download 1 photo
Download 1 MP3 file
3MB- 8MB
1 software download
1 hour of video streaming ( e.g. YouTube)



Data Speed

Peak Speed
Average internet browsing speed
115 kbps
33 – 35..8kbps
384 kbps
Not Yet  Fully deployed
384 kbps
100 – 240kbps
3.5G (HSDPA)
3.6 Mbps


So there you have it, with the MTN #1000 Data plans, the world is yours to explore with your fingertips, at your own relaxation.


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