The internet data plans are becoming cheaper day by day as a result of ongoing competition within Nigeria telecommunications, the healthy competition forcing the network providers to modify their prices and data volume. We like the tug-of-war to keep moving, the consumers are loving it.
My job is to provide you series alternative of surfing the net with affordable price. Today, I'd brief you guys with the best and low-cost internet data plan which I hope they really nice for you to enjoy in this newmonth. It covers GLO, Airtel, MTN and Etisalat Nigeria Networks.
Let me start with Glo, because it has the cheapest, most affordable, budget friendly data bundles for all at this moment. Glo has boosted up their 1.5GB normal data plan to 2GB and the price still remains N1000, 6GB worth of data is now N2000 while the price of 10GB normal data has reduced to N2,500. Not done yet, with N3,000 you will be given a huge 12GB data and many more... Dial *777#, then choose Data Services » Buy Data » Monthly Plans, for the full detail
Glo Night and weekend Data Plan:
If you have a big file to download over the net or you are such that always surf during the midnight, Globacom offer you a cheap bundle to enjoy.
1. Night Plan: N200 for 1GB, 1 Day (12.00am – 5.00am)
2. Weekend Plan: N500 for 3GB, for Saturday and Sunday +7Nights from 12am to 5am.
To Subscribe For Glo Night or Weekend Plan
» Simply dial *777# and follow the prompt [Data Services » Buy Data » Night and Weekend plans], then select 1 for Night plan or 2 for weekend plan. For more detail
Airtel Bis Plan: I know you guys are still flexing with the Airtel Bis Plan of 3GB For 1k on your Android Devices & PC, but hope you have aware that you can still use that same N1000 to get 4GB worth of data plus extra free N2,560 airtime to make calls. » Get a new Airtel sim, make sure the SIM is fully registered.
» Recharge N1,000 Airtime on your Airtel sim card using this USSD code *555*Card Pin#.
» You will be credited with 1GB worth of Internet data + N2,560 bonus airtime for Airtel to Airtel calls only. You can check your data balance and bonus by dialing this USSD code *556#.
» Dial *431# to subscribe to BB10 data package and extra 3GB will be given to you, remember it is the BIS plan that works on Android devices via IMEI tweaking. Check your new data balance, by dial *140#.
Now, you have a total of 4GB worth of data plus N2,560 free airtime with just N1000
Even if you don't change your IMEI, the first 1GB data given to you will work on your device, but if you want to use the 3GB data that you subscribed for, you will have to tweak your IMEI to that of a BB10 device IMEI.
Airtel Unlimited Night Data Plan: This plan is unlimited, no speed throttling. If you have a big file to download over the net or you are such that always surf during the night, you will really love this plan when you give it a trial. It is within the hours of 11PM – 6AM. Contrary to the old one which started from 12am – 4am.
It was divided into two;
1. N100 - Unlimited browsing for 1 hour between 11PM – 6AM
2. N200 - Unlimited browsing for 2 hours between 11PM – 6AM
To subscribe to the Airtel Unlimited Night data plan
» Migrate to the Airtel SmartTRYBE by dialing *312#
» Dial *312*3# to subscribe to the Airtel Unlimited Night Plan
Airtel Weekend Bundle: 1024MB (1GB), for just N100, dial *474*1# to activate.
Dial 140# to check data balance.
Most of you guys are enjoying 2GB for N200 every weekend with Airtel Weekend Plan, because Airtel only allow you to subscribe once per day and since it is weekend plan, you can subscribe to 1GB on Saturday and subscribe to another 1GB on Sunday.
I know you guys have lots of important things to do over the net during the weekend, the below instruction will explain to you how you can get 7GB for just N700 every weekend, with the Airtel Weekend plan.
Airtel only allows you to subscribe once pay day, which means that you can only get 1GB per day
» The gigabytes can be accumulated till the weekend
» The more you subscribe, the more the expiry date extends
You can accumulate Airtel weekend plan to get 7GB by subscribing to this plan every day. That is, from Sunday to Saturday, i.e getting 1GB everyday with N100. Start using your 7GB data for anything during the weekend without fearing of exhausting the data.
Remember: Not all Airtel SIMs supported
Other Available Airtel Data Plans
For 1.5GB Data plan: dial *418# to subscribe, cost N1,000 and valid for 30 days.
For 3GB - BB plan, but work for all devices: dial *440*16# to subscribe, cost N1,500 and valid for 30 days.
For 4GB - Android Bundle: dial *437*1# Cost N2,000 and valid for 30 days.
For 5GB - Android Bundle: dial *437*1# Cost N2,500 and valid for 30 days.
For 7GB - Android Bundle: dial *438# Cost N3,500 and valid for 30 days.
For 9GB - Android Bundle: dial *438*1# Cost N3,500, Valid for 30days.
For 750MB Android Bundle, dial *418#, cost N500, valid for 14days, .
Those plans are working flawless on all types of phones and PC.
MTN Daily Unlimted Data Promo With Just #150
This is another means of surfing unlimited, it is a perfect data plan for heavy downloading/streaming, but unfortunately, MTN N150 unlimited data plan is for selected MTN sim cards. If your MTN Sim is among of the lucky Sim cards. You might have received a message from MTN asking you to load N150 and enjoy unlimited browsing. You can as well try dialing the code just in case you think you might have missed the SMS.
To Know If Your Sim is Eligible
» Dial *567*59# and reply with 1 to activate it if you are eligible, hen you are good to go.
MTN Surprise Data Offer
Lots of amazing data packages have been rolled out lately in which some of you are already aware of. Whatever you use the data bundle for, live streaming, heavy download, normal download etc. MTN got you covered with suitable data packages. The MTN data plan of 1.3GB for 1k has upgraded to 1.5GB, price still the same and you can now get 85GB, 50GB or 22GB at affordable price.
Also, do you know that you can get 1GB for N500? It's available for the pulse users only. Dial *406*2# to get the package. MTN Night Plan of 500MB for N25 is still working fine, but only usable from 12PM – 4AM,
I'm pretty sure that some smart guys who are able to activate the Etisalat sim few weeks back are still rocking and receiving the awoof 4098MB monthly Data reward from Etisalat and you are likely to receive another free 4098MB bonus data every month for complete 12months unless etisalat shine their eyes and block the loophole.
For now I don't have much to say about the etisalat data plan, but if etisalat is the only better network in your locality, and you missed their awoof 4GB bonus data, you can still manage thebelow data packages.
» 1.5GB for N1,000 - dial *229*2*7#, valid for 30days.
» 3.5GB for N2,000 - dial *229*2*8#, valid for 30days.
» 5GB for N6,500 - dial *229*2*3#, valid for 30days.
» 8GB for N8,000 - dial *229*2*5#, valid for 30days.
» 10GB for N10,000 - dial *229*2*5#, valid for 30days.
Those plans are working flawless on all types of phones and PC.
Now we have enough newly introduced low-cost data plans directly from our network providers, while we are still expecting more. I have two questions for you which I want everybody to learn from it.
1. Which data plan are you using presently?
2. Tell us about your experience, is it shocking your data too much or not?
Credit to shelaf