MTN Data Plans & Internet Bundles Prices & Codes

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MTN has different browsing data plans targeted to different users. 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, also offers internet browsing data plans that are active at certain times of the day, like day browsing or night internet browsing.


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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. Here are browsing data plans currently 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. To migrate to or activate an MTN browsing plan, you SMS a three digit number to 131.

MTN Browsing Plans

  • MTN Cheap Browsing for Mobile, 260MB (24/7 30 days) - N1000
  • MTN 375MB mobile data plan (24/7 30 days) - N1300
  • MTN 750MB mobile data plan (24/7 30 days) - N2,000
  • MTN 1.5GB data plan (24/7, 30 days) - N3,500
  • MTN 4.5GB data plan (24/7 30 days) - 3,000 Naira
  • MTN 7.5GB data plan (24/7, 30 days) - 8,000 Naira
  • MTN Daily data plan for mobile, 10MB (24 hours) - N100
  • MTN Weekly data plan for mobile, 25MB (24/7, 7 days) - N500
  • MTN Daily data plan, 150MB (24 hours) - N500
  • MTN Monthly Internet Bundle, 7.5GB (24/7, 30 days) - N8,000
  • MTN Day Time Internet Bundle, 4.5GB (9am - 9pmm, 30 days) - N6,000
  • MTN Night Internet Bundle, 4.5GB (9pm - 6am, 30 days) - N2,500
  • MTN Weekend Internet Bundle, 4.5GB (9pm Fri - 6am Mon, 30 days) - N3,000

Activation codes for MTN Browsing Bundles

Follow the instruction below to activate any MTN browsing bundle of your choice. You will also see code for checking your MTN browsing balance.
  • MTN Monthly data plan for mobile, 200MB - text 106 to 131
  • MTN 325MB mobile data plan (24/7 30 days) - text 109 to 131
  • MTN 750MB mobile data plan (24/7 30 days) - text 110 to 131
  • MTN 325MB mobile data plan (24/7 30 days) - text 109 to 131
  • MTN 4.5GB Internet Bundle (24/7 30 days) - text 129 to 131
  • MTN 7.5GB Internet Bundle (24/7, 30 days) - text 101 to 131
  • MTN Daily data plan for mobile, 10MB - SMS 104 to 131
  • MTN Weekly browsing for mobile, 25MB - text 105 to 131
  • MTN Daily data plan, 150MB - text 103 to 131
  • MTN Monthly Internet Bundle, 7.5GB - text 101 to 131
  • MTN Day Time browsing, 3GB - text 107 to 131
  • MTN Night Internet Bundle, 3GB - text 102 to 131
  • MTN Weekend Internet Bundle, 3GB - text 108 to 131
To check your MTN browsing data balance, SMS 2 to 131.

24/7 internet browsing is great as you can browse anytime you want. MTN Night browsing offer price savings but will not be available during the day. MTN Weekend data plan may also be great as it offers you browsing access throughout the weekend from 9pm on Friday to 6am on Monday. Weekend browsing may be good for people who are very busy on weekdays. Here are overviews a couple of other MTN browsing bundles.

Activating 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.

MTN 260MB Data Plan


MTN 260MB browsing plan (formally 100MB and 200MB): This internet data plan offers 24/7 internet access for 30 days at N1,000. The browsing bundle is limited to 260MB data. MTN 200MB data plan is best suited for browsing directly on your mobile phone. Even when using a mobile phone, it is a good idea to download and browse with the Opera mini/mobile browser or a similar cloud based data compression browser like the Nokia Xpress browser that ships with recent Nokia Asha Phones.

Set Opera Mini/Mobile to mobile view to save bandwidth. To migrate to the 260MB internet browsing bundle SMS 106 to 131. MTN 260MB data plan can also be used on your computer but do not expect it to last more than a week except you are on a slow network or browse only occasionally. To save bandwidth, it is a good idea to turn off automatic updates for OS and Antivirus. If your antivirus allows you to set frequency of updates, set it to daily (24 hours/1440 minutes).

MTN 7.5GB Data Plan

MTN 30-day 24/7 browsing bundle: This internet data plan offers 24/7 (always on) Internet access to prepaid MTN subscribers for a 30-day period at a price of N8,000. It is limited to 7.5GB data (formally 5GB) per month. To migrate to the 30-day internet browsing bundle SMS 101 to 131.

Make sure you have at least N8,000 on your account before migrating. Once migration is successful N8,000 will automatically be deducted from your MTN account. MTN 7.5GB data plan is recommended for heavy users on high-speed (3G/HSDPA) coverage.

MTN 24 hour internet Data Plan

24 hours browsing bundle: MTN offers a daily internet data plan. This internet browsing bundle allows subscribers to pay daily for 150MB bulk internet access. You pay for this service any day you want to browse the internet. Just pay N500 any day you want to browse and you will get 24 hours internet browsing access from MTN limited to 150MB data.

MTN 24 hours internet data plan, will appeal to customers who currently spend a couple of hours a week browsing internet in cyber cafes, especially if they already have a computer at home/office. This is a very good plan, it is cheap and convenient however you may find it wanting if you want 24/7 access. This internet service is available to MTN prepaid users only. To migrate to the daily internet browsing bundle SMS 103 to 131 on any day you want to browse the internet. Internet access will be available for 24 hours limited to 150MB. Make sure you have at least N500 on your account before migrating. Once migration is successful N500 will automatically be deducted from your MTN account.

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