Last Updated on November 22, 2019 by Ope Quadri
There have been lots of buzz around the MTN 4GB for N1000 among Nigerians since the giant telecom company launched its Deal Zone called MTN Kpalasa.
- MTN 1.5GB costs N1000
- 2GB for N1200
- 3GB for N1500
- 4.5GB for N200 while 10GB goes for N3500
But MTN is saying you can get 4GB for N1000! How does it work and how can I migrate to this plan.
What is MTN Deal Zone offer about?
It is one of the tariffs launched by MTN whereby subscribers with new 4G and 3G devices on the MTN network enjoys 100% and 50% data bonus respectively for 3 months and up to 6 months depending on their type of devices.
Point one: It means not all lines are qualified for this tariff.
The myth about MTN 4GB for N1000 among Nigerians
Since the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy Dr Isa Ali Pantami took over the affairs of the ministry, there has been what could be described as an untrue claim that the minister had forced MTN to crash the price of its data services.
A part of the message that has been circulating read, “If you have been buying data bundle with codes prior to this time, take note that data rates have been reset forthwith, so you don’t have to continue using your previous subscription codes to avoid status quo billing.”
This isn’t true!
Though, MTN Kpalansa (MTN Deal Zone) is meant to make data more affordable to Nigerians.
It’s true that when you are on MTN Deal Zone, you will be able to enjoy 4GB for N1000.
- Your device must 4G or 3G enabled
- Your SIM card must be qualified for the tariff
How to enjoy MTN 4GB for N1000
Follow the steps below to start enjoying cheap data on MTN Deal Zone:
- Step 1: Purchase a 4G or 3G enabled smartphone or bring an existing 4G or 3G enabled smartphone from another network
- Step 2: Insert a registered MTN SIM.
- Step 3: Wait for a ‘Welcome SMS’ confirming you have received the bonus data offer.
- Step 4: Dial *131*1# to buy any MTN Data Bundle and enjoy your bonus.
MTN Deal Zone Migration Code
250MB for N100
Subscription code: *131*65# and choose 1
MTN 1GB for N200
Subscription code: *131*65# and choose 2
Validity: 7 days
MTN 4G for N1000
Code: *131*65# and choose 3
How to know if your SIM card is eligible for MTN Kpalasa
Simply dial *131*65# and select the data service best for you. Follow the pop-up instruction, if you are qualified you’d receive a text message to that effect.
At the time of this report, my MTN SIM card is qualified for the mtn data deal zone.
However, that doesn’t mean all MTN sim cards are qualified. Some guys in my office tried it and it didn’t work for them.
Dial the above code worked for you, kindly let us know if you qualified for it.