MTN 4G

What Will I Enjoy From The 4G Upgrade Offer?

Apart from the much better data experience, you will also enjoy the 4G upgrade offer;
The offer will be available to all customers who newly upgraded their SIMs to 4G/LTE and newly activated or already using 4G/LTE SIMs.

  • Free 4GB upon upgrade to 4G SIM valid for 7 days
  • 100% bonus on every N500 to N5000 data bundles purchased from month 1 to month 3 after upgrading SIM to 4G (Please see table below;)

Summary of Data Plan on the 4G Network

Price Normal Data Volume 4G Upgrade Volume Validity USSD Code
N500 2GB 4GB  1 day *131*154#
N500 750MB 1.5GB 14 days *131*103#
N1000 1.5GB 3GB 30 days *131*106#
N1200 2GB 4GB 30 days *131*130#
N1500 3GB 6GB 30 days *131*131#
N2000 3.5GB 7GB 30 days *131*110#
N3500 6.5GB 13GB 30 days *131*107#
N5000 11GB 22GB 30 days *131*116#

NOTE: 25% bonus on all data bundles purchased from month 4 to month 6 after upgrading to 4G. Newly activated and existing 4G customers will enjoy only 25% bonus for 6 months

We know you would love to enjoy faster downloads and speed on the Internet. So, why not get on the MTN 4G side of life.

4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) stands for the 4th generation of telecommunications technology that delivers very high data speeds.

In our bid to give you an even better experience, we have gone further to launch 4G+ which essentially doubles the speed of 4G. With 4G+, MTN has the capability of delivering speeds of up to 200 Mbps, which is fast. This will translate to even much faster downloads, better streaming experience, and even clearer video calls on MTN’s 4G+ network.

The 4G upgrade is free and available to all customers who newly upgraded their SIMs to 4G/LTE and newly activated or already using 4G/LTE SIMs.

Q. How Much Does 4G Upgrade Cost?

The best part is upgrading to 4G and 4+ will cost you absolutely nothing. All you have to do is to be in a 4G covered area with a 4G capable device and have a 4G enabled SIM.


Q. How Do I Upgrade To 4G?

For New Customers:

If you are just joining our network, welcome. It will interest you to know all our SIMs are 4G LTE ready.

For Existing Customers:

  1. Text 4G to 131 from your mobile device.
  2. You will receive an SMS telling you if your SIM or device is 4G ready.
  3.  If your SIM is not 4G capable simply walk into any MTN store to upgrade it for FREE.
  4. You will need to get a 4G device if your device is not 4G enable.

Q. Do I get any additional benefit by upgrading to 4G?

Apart from the much better data experience, you will also enjoy thr 4G upgrade offer.

The offer will be available to all customers who newly upgraded their SIMs to 4G/LTE and newly activated or already using 4G/LTE SIMs.

  • Free 4GB upon upgrade to 4G SIM valid for 7 days
  • 100% bonus on every N500 to N5000 data bundles purchased from month 1 to month 3 after upgrading SIM to 4G (Please see table below;)

Summary of Data Plan on the 4G Network

Price Normal Data Volume 4G Upgrade Volume Validity USSD Code
N500 2GB 4GB  1 day *131*154#
N500 750MB 1.5GB 14 days *131*103#
N1000 1.5GB 3GB 30 days *131*106#
N1200 2GB 4GB 30 days *131*130#
N1500 3GB 6GB 30 days *131*131#
N2000 3.5GB 7GB 30 days *131*110#
N3500 6.5GB 13GB 30 days *131*107#
N5000 11GB 22GB 30 days *131*116#

NOTE: 25% bonus on all data bundles purchased from month 4 to month 6 after upgrading to 4G. Newly activated and existing 4G customers will enjoy only 25% bonus for 6 months


Q. Will 4G affect my battery life of my device?

No, switching to 4G will not affect the battery life of your device. However, smartphones do tend to use more battery power; this is due to various reasons such as device power settings or App usage.


Q. I am already on 4G, how do I get on 4G+?

All you need to do is have a 4G enabled device and ensure your network mode on your settings is on 4G or LTE.


Q. How will 4G+ benefit me?

4G+ will make managing your life online on the go a breeze. Think: faster uploads, downloads and web browsing, better video viewing experiences or accessing more apps.

  • Download your game even faster with almost 200Mbps.
  • Enriched and more interactive web pages guarantee an increased level of user experience
  • Post a photo to social media sites such as Facebook or Instagram instantly
  • Even better experience when streaming HD & 4K videos
  • Stream music seamlessly

Q. How can I opt-in for the 4G upgrade bonus offer?

You do not have to dial or send any opt in code to enjoy the offer. Simply ensure your phone is connected to 4G network and within a 4G network coverage, then buy a data bundle to enjoy the offer.


Q. How can I check my 4G upgrade bonus balance?

Simply send 2 to 131 via SMS or dial *131*4# on your phone.


Q. How many times will I be able to enjoy the offer

The 4G upgrade offer is one-off and you will be able to enjoy it once your SIM is upgraded to 4G.


Q. Will I be able to enjoy the 4G Upgrade offer with Kpalasa/Device offer at the same time?

If you do not have an active device offer and you newly upgraded your SIM to 4G, you will get the free 4GB bonus and be able to enjoy both 100% and 25% bonus data.

However, if you have active device offer upon upgrading your SIM, you will only get the free 4GB bonus and will not be able to enjoy the 100% and 25% bonus data.

In other hand, if you are having an active device offer and you newly activated a 4G SIM or you are already using a 4G SIM, you will not be able to enjoy the 25% bonus vice versa if you do not have an active device offer.

In essence, both new and existing 4G customers will not be able to enjoy the 100% and 25% data bonus with Kpalasa/Device offer at the same time within the offer period.


Q. Will I be able to roll over unused data?

You will be able to roll over ONLY unused data bundle but CANNOT rollover your unused 4G upgrade bonus offers.


Q. Will I be able to enjoy the 100% data bonus on any MTN Data bundle I activate?

No, the 100% bonus for newly upgraded customers will be available only on N500 to N5000 data bundles purchased.


Q. Will I be able to enjoy the 25% data bonus on any MTN Data bundle I activate?

Yes, you will be able to enjoy the 25% bonus offer when you activate any data bundle.


Q. What is the validity of the 4G upgrade bonus offers?

The free 4GB bonus data will be valid for 7 days from the day of upgrade while the validity of the 100% and 25% bonus will be the same with the data bundle you activated.
Example: If you activated a monthly data bundle, the main data and the data bonus will be valid for 30 days.


Q. How do I enjoy the 4G Upgrade and Usage Offer?

  • To enjoy the 4G Upgrade and Usage offer, simply take the following steps:
  • Buy or upgrade your SIM to 4G from any MTN store, or ensure your SIM is already upgraded to 4G.
  • Buy a 4G/LTE device from any MTN store, partner stores, or ensure your existing phone is 4G/LTE enabled.
  • Insert your newly upgraded SIM and ensure your phone is connected to 4G.
  • Wait for SMS confirming you have received 4GB bonus data offer valid for 7 days (available ONLY on newly upgraded SIM).
  • Buy any data bundles within N500 and N5000 to start enjoying 100% bonus for 3 months starting from the day of upgrade.
  • For newly activated and existing 4G SIM users, you do not have to send or dial an opt in code, simply buy any data bundles to start enjoying 25% bonus on every data bundles you purchased for 6 months starting from July 13, 2019.

Q. Will I get any message about the MTN 4G Upgrade and Usage Promo Offer?

Yes, as soon as you have upgraded your SIM, you will receive a welcome message to inform you about the 4G upgrade offer.


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