Airtel Nigeria Data Plans, Subscription Codes, and Prices
Airtel Nigeria is one of the popular telecoms company in the country. Over the years, the company has shown its innovative edge by charting new paths in meeting the demands and needs of their customers particularly in the area of internet service provision.
Also, the company has been known to provide affordable internet service. Formerly known as Celtel Nigeria, Airtel Nigeria was established in the country in 2000.
The parent company of Airtel Nigeria which is the Bharti Telecoms Limited is located in India and was founded in 1996. The Bharti Telecoms Limited was founded in 1986 by Sunil Bharti Mittal and was the first company in India to offer push button telephones when others were still using rotary phones.
The company began offerings its telecommunication services in 1995 in Delhi as Bharti Tele-Ventures and was successfully rebranded in 2003 to become Airtel and it has grown since then to become India’s largest telecoms operator and the 4th largest operator in the world.
Currently, Airtel has a subscriber base of over 250 million subscribers spread across the world. The country in Africa where Airtel offers its service include Burkina Faso, Chad, Congo Republic, Niger, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
Now that you have a brief history of Airtel Nigeria and its parent company, let’s take a dive into the exciting data plans on offer by this provider.
First, if you’ve ever heard of the SmartSPEEDOO Data Plans, then you’re certainly accustomed to the Airtel Nigeria Data Plans. These plans are quite unique and have been tailored to meet your specific browsing needs. We’ve compiled a list of these plans below:
Airtel Android Plans
Airtel offers the android data plan which is usable on not just android devices but other internet enable phones.
Android 1.0: This bundle is usable on all devices at N1 per MB. But if you’re using an android phone, it cost N1000 for 1.5GB and the plan is valid for 30 days. To subscribe to this plan, dial *496#
Android 2.0: This bundle cost N2000 for 3.5GB. The plan is valid for 30 days and to subscribe to this plan dial *437#
Android 2.5: This bundle cost N2500 for 5GB and to subscribe to this plan, dial *437*1#
Android 3.5: This bundle cost N3500 and it is valid for 30 days. The data cap is 7GB and to subscribe to this plan dial *438#
Android 4.0: This plan is valid for 30 days and the data cap is 9GB. To subscribe to this plan dial *438*1#
Airtel Daily bundles
The 50MB daily plan cost N100 and it is valid for 24 hours. If you want to subscribe to this plan, you can dial *410#.
The 200MB data plan is valid for 3 days and it cost N200. If you want to subscribe to this plan, dial *412#
The 25MB data plan is also called the 5-star bundle. The daily data allowance is 5MB daily for 5 days and to subscribe to this bundle, simply dial *401#
The 350MB data plan offers 350MB for 7 days at a cost of N300 and to subscribe to this bundle, dial *417#.
The 750MB data plan is called the Easy Bundle and it cost N500. The plan is valid for 14 days. To subscribe to this plan, dial *418#
There are 2 bundle options.
- Unlimited bundle 1: This bundle provides unlimited data for 10 days at N To subscribe to this plan dial *482*1#
- Unlimited bundle 2: This bundle provided unlimited data for 25 days at N To subscribe to this plan, dial *482*2#
Airtel Social plan
The social plan is also known as the Opera Mini Monthly Plan and it gives you access to 250MB for 25 days. The plan cost N300 and to subscribe to this plan dial *885*1#. The plan is usable for Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, We Chat and 2go browsing.
Unlimited month bundle
This plan is valid for 30 days and it gives access to 3GB of data at N1500. The plan is usable on all devices.
Unlimited week bundle
The plan is valid for 7 days and it gives access to 200MB of data. It cost N525 and to subscribe to the plan dial *440*17#. Also, the plan is usable on all devices.
Unlimited day bundle
The plan is valid for 30 day and the data cap is 40MB. To subscribe to this plan, dial *440*18#
Airtel Mega Packs
The data cap for this bundle is 10GB and it cost N5000. The plan is valid for 30 days and to subscribe to this plan, dial *452#.
The data allowance of this bundle is 8GB and it cost N8000. To subscribe to this plan, dial *460#
The data cap for this plan is 16GB. The cost of subscription is N8000 and the validity period is 180 days. To subscribe to this plan, dial *406#
The data cap for this plan is 50GB. The cost of subscription is N36000 and the validity period is 180 days. To subscribe to this plan, dial *406#
The data allowance for this plan is 100GB. The cost of subscription is N70000 and the validity period is 365 days. To subscribe to this plan, dial *407#
This plan is valid for 365 days and the data allowance is 200GB which cost N136000.
Airtel Free surf
This data plan is a pay as you go package and with this plan and you can get up to 160MB of free data. The validity period is 30 days and to subscribe to this plan, dial *400#
The free surf provides you with a reduced browsing rate at about 1 kobo per KB and the billing starts from N10/MB and can be as low as N2/MB
Airtel Blackberry Plans
BB Complete Month
The blackberry data plan is valid for 30 days and it’s usable on blackberry devices only. The data cap is 3GB and it cost N1000. To subscribe to this plan, dial *431#
OLD Airtel Plans: Please Ignore!!
Airtel Nigeria is a subsidiary of Airtel India, widely regarded as one of the most trusted, effective and efficient networks in Nigeria. Airtel has been able to pull users from other networks to its own using their cost effective data plan/bundles.
A survey was carried out in order to determine which of the networks pulls the most data users and we found out that majority of network data subscribers make use of Airtel network mainly for browsing and we found out that students and workers between the ages of 18 to 35 falls into this category, reason being that they pay less and get more value from Airtel’s data plan. Though Etisalat data plan came close but was not enough to outdo its rival. Thumbs up to Airtel Nigeria for achieving such feats.
In this post we will not leave any stone unturned we will be talking about Airtel data plans and subscription codes, how to deactivate and activate data on your Airtel lines, special blackberry subscription plans and subscription codes, Android data plans and subscription codes and how to stop auto renewal on your network.
Without boring you with too many talks, lets get down to business and I hope you have your phones or writing materials just incase you need to jot down useful points or try out the codes while reading the post.
Airtel Nigeria keeps coming up with mind-blowing services that beats the imagination of the average Nigerian, thanks to the stiff competition in the telecommunications industry. This has fostered fast internet connection at a very affordable price, when I mean affordable, even students in secondary schools can easily afford it. The bandwidth is expanded; the video and voice call services are very special and also provided at very affordable rates.
AIRTEL DATA PLANS AND SUBSCRIPTION CODES
SmartSPEEDOO Data Plans
|Plan Name||Data Allowance||Subscription Fee||Validity Days||USSD CODE|
|NO COMMITMENT||FREE SURF||UP TO 160MB FREE||30||*400#|
|5-STAR PACK||25MB (5MB DAILY)||N100||5||*401#|
|SOCIAL||OPERA MONTHLY||250 MB||N300||30||*885*1#|
|BLACKBERRY||BB COMPLETE MONTH||3GB||N1,000||30||*431#|
|Plan Name||Data Allowance||Subscription Fee||Validity Days||USSD CODE|
|Time / NIGHT/ Weekend||TIME BASED 30||–||N300||x||439*3#|
|TIME BASED 60||–||N500||x||439*4#|
|NIGHT 120||3 hours||N1,000||x||481*2#|
|WEEKEND BUNDLE 200||200MB||N200||weekend||*472#|
|WEEKEND BUNDLE 500||500MB||N500||Weekend||473#|
|MEGA PACKS||SMART 5 *||12GB||N5,000||30||452#|
|SMART 8 *||24GB||N8,000||30||460#|
|SMART 10 **||34GB||N10,000||30||462#|
Asides the above written in the table, there are other Airtel data plans that can be used on your Android devices.
At the moment, these are officially the recommended Airtel Android data plans available on their network.
They include the 2GB plan which sells for for N2,000, the 3GB (Night plan) selling for N2,500, and of course the 4.5GB which goes for N2,500 only. To activate the 4.5GB plan which costs 2,500,simply dial *437*1#. You will be credited with 4.5GB, which will last for 30 days.
AIRTEL ANDROID DATA PLANS AND SUBSCRIPTION CODES
It would be nice to note that as an Airtel subscriber, you can also subscribe to any Airtel android plans on your mobile device, simply by dialling *141*1#, You will be present you with a list of data plans from which you could choose which suites you the most either for Blackberry, Android, or any bundle plans etc
Before doing any subscription, don’t forget that you ought to have pre-loaded your phone with the subscription amount since the recharge amount must be available on your phone before Airtel can activate you.
HOW TO CHECK THE BALANCE OF YOUR ANDROID DATA PLAN
Much has been talked about as regards Airtel Data plans and subscriptions codes, now we will be telling you about how to check your android data balance bundle. It can be really annoying knowing you just subscribed and within a week or two, you get a notification that your data is exhausted, with this code you will track your data balance and call Airtel’s customer care service if you feel have to
To check the balance of your android plan, simply dial *223# and wait for response from the network. It is as simple as that.
HOW TO STOP AUTO RENEWAL ON YOUR AIRTEL NETWORK
Auto renewal can be really annoying, the sad thing is that 90% of the people we carried out our survey on made it clear that they never opted into the auto renewal palava (problem) and it sucks when ringtones and other campaigns are auto renewing themselves on your phone when the credit on your phone is actually meant for something very important.
To stop AUTORENEWAL as an Airtel Subcriber, simply send an SMS by typing “stopautorenew” and send to 440