MTN has cleaned up its internet browsing data plans making it easy to choose the one that is perfect for you. You now have just seven MTN Data Plan to choose from. There are cheap browsing plans for entry level users and mobile phone browsing as well as browsing bundles for medium data and high data users.
MTN, like most other networks offers daily data plans and weekly data plans in addition to the standard monthly subscription.
When choosing a data plan for browsing on the MTN network, it is a good idea to make sure you choose a browsing bundle that meets your needs. In this page you will find latest browsing data plans offered by MTN.
MTN currently charges 5 kobo/kb for pay as you go browsing. Browsing on pay as you go is expensive for most users. So it is a good idea to migrate to an internet plan using its internet browsing codes as they offer more value for money.
For information about MTN Data Plans in Nigeria, just dial *131# on your MTN line.
MTN Data plan is now cleaner and offers a lot more value for money. From having over 15 different data plans, MTN have reduced it to 9, making it very easy to choose the best.
MTN appears to have axed the weekend and nightly data plans in its latest updates.
MTN Data Plan Prices
Below are latest MTN Data Plan Prices:
Daily Plans (24 hours)
- MTN Daily data plan, 50MB (24 hours), Text”104″ to 131 – N100
- MTN Daily data plan, 150MB (24 hours), Text”113″ to 131 – N200
Weekly Plans (7 Days)
- 150MB MTN Daily data plan (24/7, 7 days), Text”102″ to 131 – N300
- 500MB + 250MB (*bonus data) MTN Weekly data plan (24/7, 7 days), Text”103″ to 131 – N500*
Monthly Plans (30 Days)
- 1GB + 500MB (*bonus data) MTN data plan (24/7 30 days), Text”106″ to 131 – N1000*
- 5GB MTN data plan (24/7 30 days), Text”130″ to 131 – N1200
- 5GB + 1GB(*bonus data) MTN data plan (24/7 30 days), Text”110″ to 131 – N2000*
- 5GB MTN data plan (24/7 30 days), Text”107″ to 131 – N3500
- 10GB MTN data plan (24/7 30 days), Text “116” to 131 – N5000
- 22GB MTN data plan (24/7, 30 days), Text”117″ to 131 – N10000
2 Months Plan (60 Days)
- 50GB MTN data plan (24/7, 60 days), Text”118″ to 131 – N20,000
Quarterly Plan (90 Days)
- 85GB MTN data plan (24/7, 90 days), Text”133″ to 131 – N50,000
Note: (*bonus data) will be available for use from 1:00 am – 7.00 am
How To Check Your MTN Data Balance
- To check your MTN browsing data balance, SMS 2 to 131 or dial *131*4#
MTN supports 4G LTE, for some good smartphones that are supported on the MTN network, check our lineup of Best 4G Phones.
24/7 internet browsing is great as you can browse anytime you want. MTN Night browsing seem to have been suspended at least for now. MTN Weekend data plan, which used to be active throughout the weekend from 9pm on Friday to 6am on Monday seem to have suffered the same fate.
Weekend browsing and Night browsing made sense in the days of fixed internet, but will the mobile always on world both data plans seem lame.
How To Activate Internet browsing on MTN
MTN internet services can be accessed with an internet enabled mobile phone, an Internet modem, or an Internet router. You can browse with the mobile phone directly or use it as a modem to connect your desktop or laptop to the internet using a data cable/USB or Bluetooth. To get your 3G/3.5G/GPRS settings automatically, text SETTINGS to 3888 on an MTN Nigeria mobile phone.
You can also manually configure your mobile phone using the following settings.
Account name: MTN GPRS
- Access point name (APN): web.gprs.mtnnigeria.net
- IP Address: 10.199.212.2
- Port: 8080 (for HTML) or 9201 (for WAP)
- Username: web
- Password: web
Port 8080 is recommended except if your mobile phone supports only WAP.
If you buy your internet browsing devices from an MTN service centre, it will be pre-loaded with MTN internet settings.
The 3.5G FastLink USB modem costs around N5,000 from MTN and is also compatible to 3G/EDGE/GPRS. According to Ads on MTN website offers 6 months free data, though we cannot confirm the limits.
MTN also offers a portable Wi-Fi router that enables you share your internet access with up to five Wi-Fi devices within a 10m range. The portable Wi-Fi hotspot called MTN Mi-Fi, costs N21,000 with 3GB free internet browsing bundle. To activate your MTN free Mi-Fi bundle, text MIFI to 131.