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In the dynamic landscape of mobile network services in Nigeria, MTN stands tall as a frontrunner, consistently providing reliable coverage across the nation. According to reports by the NCC, MTN boasts the highest number of subscribers, a testament to its ubiquitous presence. In this blog post, we delve into the diverse world of MTN data plans, catering to various needs and preferences.

Navigating the MTN Data Plan Spectrum

MTN recognizes the challenges posed by the high cost of data in Nigeria and has responded by crafting a range of plans suitable for everyone, regardless of their socio-economic status. The company has categorized its data plans into hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly options, offering flexibility and affordability.

Hourly Data Plans

  • 2GB for N200 (1 hour) – Dial 126312#
  • 5GB for N500 (1 hour) – Dial 127312#
  • 10GB for N1,000 (1 hour) – Dial 128312#

Daily Data Plans

  • 40MB for N50 (1 day) – Dial 114312#
  • 200MB for N60 (1 day) – Dial 160312#
  • 100MB for N100 (1 day) – Dial 104312#
  • 1GB for N300 (1 day) – Dial 155312#
  • 2GB for N500 (2 days) – Dial 154312#

For more options and activation codes, refer to the comprehensive table at the end of this post.

Weekly Data Plans

  • 450MB for N120 (1 week) – Dial 161312#
  • 750MB for N500 (1 week) – Dial 142312#
  • 6GB for N1,500 (1 week) – Dial 143312#

Monthly Data Plans (30 Days)

  • 1.5GB + 2GB for YouTube for N1,000 – Dial 106312#
  • 6GB + 4GB for YouTube for N2,500 – Dial 147312#
  • 45GB (1.5GB daily) for N6,000 – Dial 153312#

Longer Duration Data Plans (60, 90, & 180 Days)

  • 30GB for N8,000 (2 months) – Dial 119312#
  • 400GB for N50,000 (3 months) – Dial 133312#
  • 800GB for N90,000 (6 months) – Dial 115312#

Yearly Data Plans

  • 1TB for N100,000 (1 year) – Dial 135312#
  • 4.5TB for N450,000 (1 year) – Dial 137312#

Activating Internet Browsing on Your MTN Line

For those new to MTN or facing connectivity issues, activating internet browsing is crucial. Usually, your smartphone should auto-activate, but if not, follow these steps:

  1. Automatic Activation:

    • Insert your MTN SIM.
    • Save the message received from MTN with recommended internet settings.
  2. Manual Activation:

    • Text “SETTINGS” to 3888 on your device.
    • Save and install the settings provided in the reply.

If you prefer manual activation, use the following settings:

  • Account name: MTN GPRS
  • APN: web.gprs.mtnnigeria.net
  • IP Address:
  • Port: 8080 (for HTML) or 9201 (for WAP)
  • Username: web
  • Password: web


MTN’s commitment to providing affordable and accessible data plans makes it a go-to choice for many in Nigeria. Whether you need data for an hour, a week, a month, or a year, MTN has you covered. Stay connected, stay informed – because with MTN, it’s truly “Everywhere you go.”

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