Mobile Telecommunications Network, MTN is a South African based GSM(Global System for Mobile) communications . It was formerly called M-Cell in South Africa.
As at March 2016, MTN Nigeria had a subscriber base of almost 60 million.
Below are some very vital information to its subscribers:
247 Customer care toll free line (from an MTN line) Dial 180
247 Customer Care line from other networks +23480310180
247 Customer care line from Outside Nigeria +23480310181
Blackberry Service Info:
To subscribe for MTN BIS , text BIS to 21600
BIS allows you to activate and run up 10 different email addresses at a time and goes for N1500 per month.
BBC allows you only one email. BBC subscription goes for N1000.
To subscribe for BBC, Text BBC to 21600
There are other MTN Blackberry plans as can be seen below:
BB Plan Data Capacity Validity Price Activate(SMS to 21600)
BB COMPLETE 100MB Daily N100 BBCDAY
500MB Weekly N500 BBCWEEK
2GB Monthly N1000 BBC
BB ABSOLUTE 100MB Daily N100 BBDAY
500MB Weekly N550 BBWEEK 2GB Monthly N1,500 BIS
BB QUARTERLY 2GBMonthly Quarterly N4,000 BBQ
BB10 MAXI Monthly 1.5GB N3,000 BBMAXIM
Weekly 350MB N1,100 BBMAXIW
Daily 50MB N200 BBMAXID
BB10 MIDI Monthly 500MB N1,500 BBMIDIM Weekly 125MB N550 BBMIDIW
Daily 15MB N100 BBMIDID
BB10 MINI Monthly 260MB N1,000 BBLITEM
Weekly 70MB N350 BBLITEW
Daily 10MB N70 BBLITED
To check the status of your subscription, text STATUS to 216.
One of the tips that usually help me to get my blackberry subscription activated quickly is that I remove my phone battery and replace it immediately after send the sms for subscription.
Also, to avoid indiscriminate data wastage, often times it is advisable to turn off automatic update of your phone applications.
MTN GoodyBag Social Bundle
This plan enables you get connected to social media platform of your choice at a very cheap rate.
Plan Weekly Price Monthly price
Facebook N25 N60
Twitter N25 N60
2Go N25 N60
Nimbuzz N25 N60
Wechat N25 N60
Whatsapp N25 N60
To activate any of the plans above, dial *131# from your MTN phone.
Just in case you wish to activate more reasonable data size for browsing with your computers as well aside from using them on the mobile phone, you can consider the following data plan.
Data Price(N) Validity
30MB 100 24Hours
100MB 200 24Hours
750MB 500 7Days
1.5GB 1000 30Days
3.5GB 2000 30Days
10GB 5000 30Days
22GB 10000 30Days
50GB 20000 60Days
85GB 50000 90HRS
To activate any of the plans, dial *131# and follow the process to select your choice.