MTN cheapest data plan is here, unlike other Internet service providers in Nigeria, MTN Nigeria does not have any Data bundles less than 2gig for 2,000.
You can’t get MTN data plans cheaper than this, because it seems MTN is only targetting rich subscribers. Today, Techopera.com is presenting to you the cheapest MTN Data plans available to all subscribers of the Y’ello network.
Ever heard of the MTN SME Data Share? This is the reason why you can get the Cheapest MTN internet packages.
What is MTN SME Data Share?
The MTN SME data share is a service that gives all business owners the ability to buy data bundles and share it with others. The MTN SME data share is a newly introduced scheme which gives individuals and companies the ability to buy data in large quantity and distribute/Resell it in bits.
With the SME Data Share, subscribers who can’t afford the MTN ₦2,500 4.5gig data plan, can now easily get 1GB of MTN data bundle for as low as N1,000.
It is truly expensive buying data bundles and internet packages for your device, especially if you’re using an Android device, which is known for swallowing data. If you are currently using an Android device, you will surely have an experience of what am saying.
List of MTN Cheapest Internet Packages
250MB for ₦250
500MB for ₦500
1GB for ₦1000
2GB for ₦2000
3GB for ₦3000
4GB for ₦4000
5GB for ₦5000
10GB for ₦10,000.
If you decide to subscribe and use the MTN SME data share, please take note that the validity period of any of this plan is 28-30 days. If you decide, you can also choose to compare the prices above with the normal MTN data bundles.
You will see the huge differences in terms of prices.
Importantly, you should take note that any of the plans you purchased through the SME data share will work on any device, e.g. Android, iPhone, iPad, Laptop, Nokia, Lumia, Windows, etc
How to Buy MTN SME Data Share Data Plans.
If you decide to buy the MTN SME Data Share bundle, follow the guidelines provided below:
1. The first step to successfully buying the MTN SME data share is by sending 460 to 131 or dial *460# to migrate to the SME Plus Service Class.
2. When you’ve successfully migrated, please make sure that your airtime balance (on the mobile phone doing the sharing) can cater to the cost of the data bundle being purchased.
3. Then proceed and pay for a data share bundle by sending the keyword that corresponds to the plan you wish to purchase (as in the table shown above).
How Can a Customer Recharges His Account?
This data plan is set in such a way, that three (3) days before the subscription plan expires, all subscribed customers will be sent an SMS every day, for reminder and renewal.
You can make payment using any of the payment methods:
- Recharge Card
If you want to re-subscribed for the SME data share plan, all you need to do, is to load your sim with the required airtime, and the airtime will automatically be deducted from the phone’s airtime and validity of the subscription will be extended accordingly.
How To Share Data With Beneficiaries.
You can share data with any of your beneficiaries by sending SMS below to 131 (or dial *461# and follow the prompt):
SMESHARE <PhoneNumber> <DATASIZE> <PIN>
Here’s a format to enter for <DATASIZE>
To know the correct “Datasize” code you need to send, here’s an example shared below. When sending a data size, you need to ensure you don’t add the MB and GB, for example:
1. If you want to share 250MB with a beneficiary, the datasize code is just: 250
2. 500MB → 500
3. 750MB → 750
4. 1GB → 1000.
Take note that you are ONLY allowed to share data in multiples of 250MB, 500MB, 750MB or 1GB. Sharing data in multiples of any other data sizes are not allowed in the MTN Network.
For example, if you decide to share a datasize of 250MB of data with beneficiary using this phone number, 08031234567 and MTN PIN ‘1234’, your message should go like this, which you’re to send in an SMS to 131 (or Dial *461# and follow the prompt);
SMESHARE 08031234567 250 1234 = Correct Format!
SMESHARE 08031234567 200 1234 = Wrong Format → This is because you can’t share data of 200MB.
Can I share data sizes multiple times to the same beneficiary?
Yes, absolutely possible and this is the beauty of SME Data share plan. For example, if you want to share data of more than 1gb, you can easily share 1GB twice.
If you want to share 2GB worth of data with beneficiary with the phone number 08031234567 and MTN PIN ‘1234’, all you need to do, is simply send SMESHARE 08031234567 1000 1234 twice to effectively share 2GB.
Does the beneficiary’s phone number have to be an MTN phone number to enjoy the service?
Yes, so far, since you’re on the MTN network, the beneficiary’s phone number must be an MTN phone number.
How Do I Check My Data Balance?
To check the SME data share balance, all you need do, is to send DATABALANCE to 131 or dial *461# and follow the prompt, which will show you, how to check the SME data balance.
How Can Beneficiaries Check Their Data Balance?
Once you have share data with your beneficiaries, and they want to check their data balance, they can easily check their own balance by sending SHAREBALANCE to 131 or dialing *461# and following the prompt.