MTN now offers 4G LTE service in several west African countries such as Nigeria, Ghana and Benin Republic. The Mobile Network recently launched its 4G service in Nigeria some days ago, in this post I’m going to be showing you how you can know if your smartphone can work on MTN 4G network and the procedures on how to swap to an MTN 4G enabled SIM.
MTN 4G: SMS Code to check PHONE compatibility.
MTN Subscribers can check if their phone supports 4G by simply texting 4G to 131. If your phone supports MTN 4G LTE service an SMS will be sent to your phone saying ‘ Yello! Your device is 4G ready but you need to upgrade your SIM to enjoy MTN 4G LTE. Please visit the nearest MTN store or partner retailer for a sim swap now‘
However, if your phone can’t work on 4G mobile network you’ll receive the following message, “Yello! You need to upgrade your SIM card and device to enjoy MTN 4G LTE. Please visit the nearest MTN store or partner retailer to upgrade now” The precedure to get an MTN 4G enabled SIM card is very easy an fast. Dial *444# to check MTN 4G Data plans, below are 4G data plans MTN Nigeria is currently offering, MTN 4G 100MB data plan is N500 (Valid for 7 days). MTN 4G 150MB data plan is N499 (Valid for 24 hours). MTN 4G 200MB data plan is N1000 (Valid for 30 days). MTN 4G Unlimited data plan is N36,999 (Valid for 30 days). MTN 4G 42GB data plan is N66499 (Valid for 12 Months). MTN 4G 10GB data plan is N6000 (Valid for 30 days).
MTN 4G 15GB data plan is N10,000 (Valid for 30 days).