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Best Mobile Internet Service Providers in Nigeria

Updated on November 26, 2016
Best Mobile Internet Service Providers in Nigeria
Best Mobile Internet Service Providers in Nigeria

Glo Mobile Service Provider

Globacom owned by Mike Adenuga Group is Africa’s fastest growing telecommunications company, and the market leading mobile service provider in Nigeria. Globacom limited, a Nigerian multinational telecommunications company Headquartered in Lagos, commenced operations in Nigeria on the 29 August 2003.

Globacom limited introduced the $800 million high capacity fibre optic cable which is known as Glo-1, a submarine cable from the United Kingdom (UK) to Nigeria, giving Glo the capacity to offer high speed internet services that is not only reliable but cheaper for the public.

The Glo mobile Blackberry prepaid services that was launched in 2009 gives their millions of subscriber option to either pay daily, weekly or monthly to enjoy the service. In addition, Glo launched 3G high speed internet services through its 3G modem, and now the latest Glo Bolt USB modem. Glo revolutionized the telecommunications industry by being the first telecoms industry to introduce the per second billing option and 3G service.

Glo Nigeria Data Plan

Plan
Data Allowance
Price (Naira)
Validity Period
Always MAX
8GB
7500
30 days
Always MIN
4GB
5000
30 days
Always Day
195MB
500
24 hours
G300
12GB
15000
300 Hours / 3 Months
G100
4GB
6000
100 Hours / 1 Month
G Work
4GB
6000
30 Days 8am to 9pm
G Leisure
4GB
5000
30 Days 8pm to 9am
Instant Surf
13MB
100
24 Hours
One Week
65MB
400
7 Days
Always Micro
260MB
1000
30 Days
Always Macro
1.5GB
3000
30 Days

Etisalat Mobile Service Provider

Etisalat Nigeria commenced commercial operations on the 23 October 2008. In the telecommunications industry, Etisalat Nigeria happened to be among the first to redefine internet speed with the introduction of 3.75G HSPA+ network and ever since then, the company has continued to prove it worth in the telecommunications industry as the most dynamic and innovative telecommunications company in Nigeria. Within short period of entry into this fast growing market, its active subscriber’s base has increased to over 17 million subscribers.

The company has wider network coverage, covering all the 36 States of the Federation including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja. It commenced operations in a very unique way by the introduction of 0809uchoose campaign which gave Nigerians the opportunity to choose and reserve numbers special to them as their mobile numbers.

The company recently launched one of the first major mobile broadband services in Nigeria known as Etisalat EasyBlaze which offers efficient internet data plans to suit their numerous customers need. Presently giving out free USB modems in all their stores throughout the Federation. In addition, you’ll enjoy a free monthly usage bonus of 100MB for 12 months.

Etisalat Nigeria Mobile Data Plan

PLan
Data Allowance
Price (Naira)
Validity Period
1 Month
200MB
1000
30 Days
1 Month
500MB
2000
30 Days
1 Month
1.5GB
4000
30 Days
1 Month
3GB
6500
30 Days
1 Month
6GB
8000
30 Days
1 Month
10GB
10000
30 Days
1 Month
15GB
15000
30 Days
1 Month
20GB
18000
30 Days
Mobile Daily Plan
10MB
100
Daily
Mobile Weekly Plan
50MB
500
7 Days
Night and Weekend
-
4000
30 Days

MTN Mobile Service Provider

MTN Nigeria is part of the MTN Group, Africa’s leading Telecommunications Company. MTN Nigeria is the most famous telecommunications company with a wider coverage nationwide. As documented by the company, MTN now provides services in 223 cities and towns, more than 10,000 villages and communities and a growing number of highways across the country. The company also provide internet data bundles for mobile devices and data modems. With over 50 million subscribers, MTN Nigeria is of course the largest subsidiary in the MTN Group.

With over 50 million subscribers, MTN Nigeria is of course the largest subsidiary in the MTN Group.
With over 50 million subscribers, MTN Nigeria is of course the largest subsidiary in the MTN Group.

MTN Mobile Data Plan

Plan
Bundle Plan
Price (Naira)
Total Data Allowance
Validity Period
Daily
10MB
100
10MB
24 Hours
Daily
25MB
150
25MB
24 Hours
Daily
50MB
200
50MB
24 Hours
Daily
150MB
500
150MB
24 Hours
Weekly
25MB
400
25MB
7 Days
Monthly
100MB
1000
260MB
30 Days
Monthly
250MB
1300
325MB
30 Days
Monthly
500MB
2000
750MB
30 Days
Monthly
1GB
3500
1.5GB
30 Days
Monthly
3GB
6500
4.5GB
30 Days
Monthly
5GB
8000
7.5GB
30 Days
2 Months
10GB
16000
10GB
60 Days
Night
3GB Night (9am - 6am)
2500
4.5GB
30 Days

Airtel Mobile Service Provider

Airtel Nigeria is one of the leading mobile telecommunication services provider in Nigeria and a member of Airtel Africa Group. The company happened to be one of the pioneer telecommunications company to roll out commercial GSM services in Nigeria on the 5 August, 2001.

Airtel Nigeria boasted that with the introduction of Airtel 3.75G technology, the most advanced internet capable telecommunications system in Africa, subscribers can make video calls, access their emails, download music online, download videos on YouTube, connect to high speed internet, and carry out internet banking with ease.

Airtel Nigeria Mobile Data Plan

Plan
Data Allowance (Normal)
Data Allowance (Current)
Price (Naira)
Validity Period
Trial
1MB
1MB
0
1 Day
Entry
4MB
6MB
50
1 Day
Daily
10MB
15MB
100
1 Day
3 Day
25MB
40MB
200
3 Days
Weekly
50MB
70MB
300
7 Days
Easy
80MB
120MB
500
14 Days
786 Plan
125MB
125MB
786
30 Days
Lite
200MB
260MB
1000
30 Days
Midi
250MB
325MB
1300
30 Days
Smartphone 1
500MB
650MB
2000
30 Days
Smartphone 2
1GB
1.3GB
3000
30 Days
Plus
3GB
3.9GB
5000
30 Days
Max
5GB
6.6GB
8000
30 Days
Premium
10GB
13.3Gb
15000
30 Days
Day
150MB
150MB
500
24 Hours
Night-time (Off Peak)
3GB
3.9GB
2500
30 Days
Weekend
3GB
3.9GB
3000
30 Days

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    • JYOTI KOTHARI profile image

      Jyoti Kothari 

      4 years ago from Jaipur

      Keeping mobile phones in Nigeria is an expensive affair. Moreover, the network is poor.

      You have provided a comparative data of plans. Thanks for helping many living in Nigeria.

      Rated up and useful.

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