Airtel data plans: Subscription codes for android, iPhone, modems & other devices

Airtel data plan 2018 Latest: Subscription codes & Price List (Nigeria)

Airtel data plans for smartphone devices, modems & routers are insanely cheap in 2018. No wonder Airtel Nigeria is popularly regarded as the smartphone network. Needless to say, the title is well deserved. However, you still need a guide to help you choose an Airtel data bundle that meets your very need – from the list of the daily, weekly and monthly data plan offers available to all Airtel Nigeria customers.

One notable feature about Airtel data plans is that any subscription at all will work on whichever device you can think of. In other words, whether you intend to use your internet subscription on your Android phone, BlackBerry, iPhone, Windows phone, Smart TV or computer, you don’t need to buy separate plans.

In a few lines we’ll introduce you to the subscription codes and price list of all the Airtel data bundles up for grab.

Every telecommunication company in Nigeria, even Airtel, claims to offer the cheapest data plans… the question now is: are Airtel data plans really the cheapest? I’ll not say anything o. Read our publications on Glo Data plans, 9mobile data plans and MTN data plans to compare for yourself.

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Without further ado…

Here are the Airtel data plans available for all devices:

1. Airtel Smartspeedoo daily/weekly plans:

Airtel SmartSPEEDO daily, weekly & monthly data plans

Airtel daily/weekly data plans provide a wide range of small data volume to meet your daily and weekly internet needs.

  • 20MB for ₦50

Activation code to get 20MB data volume of data for ₦50 is *141*50#.

This is a one-day plan; therefore the 20MB you’ll be credited with must be used up in 24 hours or renewed in order to roll-over unused data.

  • 75MB for ₦100

Activation code to get 75MB for ₦100 is *141*100#

This is also a one-day plan and therefore you must exhaust your data volume in 24hours from your time of subscription or risk losing unused data if you don’t auto-renew.

  • 200MB for ₦200

Subscription code to get 200MB for ₦200 only is *141*200#.

This is a 3-day plan… therefore you must use up your 200MB within 72 hours of subscribing or risk losing whatever data balance you have left if you don’t auto-renew.

  • 300MB for ₦300

Subscription code to get 300MB for ₦300 from Airtel is *141*300#.

This is a 7-day plan, so you must use up all your allocated data volume within 7 days of making your purchase or auto renewing to avoid losing unused data.

  • 500MB for ₦500

Subscription code to get 500MB for ₦500 is *141*500#.

This is also a 7-day plan, therefore you must consume all of your 500MB or auto-renew to avoid losing your unused data volume.

See the table below for a summary on all the daily/weekly Airtel smartspeedoo plans:

Amount Data Allowance Validity Days USSD CODE
N50 20MB 1 Day *141*50#
N100 75MB 1 Day *141*100#
N200 200MB 3 Days *141*200#
N300 300MB 7 Days *141*300#
N500 750MB 14 Days *141*500#

2. Airtel Smartspeedoo Monthly plans:

For people who love to subscribe to the internet on a monthly basis, the following Airtel monthly plans should do the trick:

  • 1.5GB for ₦1,000

Subscription code to get 1.5GB for ₦1,000 from Airtel is *141*1000#

Validity period for this plan is 1 month (exactly 30 days), so you must use up all of your 1.5GB data volume within that period or auto-renew to avoid losing your unused data.

  • 3.5GB for ₦1,500

Subscription code to get 1.5GB data volume from Airtel for ₦1,500 is *141*1500#.

Validity period is exactly 30 days (1 month) from the day of purchase. So make sure you use up all of your allocated 3.5GB data or auto-renew to avoid losing it.

There is, however, a condition attached to using your 3.5GB data: 2.5GB can be used any time of the day while 1GB can be used only at nights from 1AM to 7AM daily.

  • 3.5 GB for ₦2,000

Subscription code to get 3.5GB data volume from Airtel at the cost of ₦2000 is *141*2000#.

Validity period is exactly 30 days (1 month) from the very day and minute you purchase internet subscription.

Similar to the previous plan, you’ll get 3.5GB; however, there’s not condition attached to your data usage. You can access the internet at any time of the day with all of your 3.5GB data volume.

  • 5.5GB for ₦2,500

Subscription code to get 5.5GB of data from Airtel for ₦2,500 only is *141*2500#.

Validity period is 30 days (exactly one month from the day of your purchase).

However, you can’t access all of the allocated 5.5GB data every minute of the day. 4.5GB can be accessed any time of the day while 1GB can only be accessed at nights from 1AM to 7AM.

  • 6.5GB for ₦3,000

Subscription code to get 6.5GB of data from Airtel for ₦3,000 is *141*3000#.

Validity period is 30 days (1 month)

Also, there’s a condition attached to using your allocated 6.5GB data volume. 1GB is accessible from 1AM to 7AM daily, while the remaining 5.5GB can be accessed any time of the day.

  • 9.5GB for ₦4,000

Subscription code to get 9.5GB of data from Airtel at the cost of ₦4,000 is *141*4000#.

However, your allocated data must be used up within 30 days (one month) of purchase or you risk losing it if you don’t auto-renew to roll-over unused data.

Furthermore, there’s a condition attached to your data usage. 2GB is accessible at nights only from 1AM to 7AM, while the remaining 7.5GB can be accessed any time of the day.

The table below provides a summary on all the Monthly Airtel data plans:

Amount Data Allowance Validity Days USSD CODE
N1,000 1.5GB 30 Days *141*1000#
N1,500 3.5GB (2.5GB+*1GB Night)  30 Days *141*1500#
N2,000 3.5GB 30 Days *141*2000#
N2,500 5.5GB (4.5GB +  *1GB Night) 30 Days *141*2500#
N3,000 6.5GB (5.5GB + *1GB Night) 30 Days *141*3000#
N4,000 9.5GB (7.5GB + *2GB Night) 30 Days *141*4000#

3. Airtel MEGA PACKS (Large data plans)

For customers in need of heavy data volumes, Airtel Nigeria currently has 4 offers up for grab. Here are the large data plans up for grab for all Airtel customers:

  • 12GB for ₦5000

Subscription code to get 12GB of data from Airtel for ₦5,000 is *141*5000#.

Validity for is 30 days (one month) after you make your purchase.

There’s also a condition attached to data usage for anyone that subscribes to this plan. 2GB out of the 12GB data apportioned to you can only be used at nights from 1AM to 7AM, while the remaining 10GB can be used at any time of the day.

  • 25GB for ₦10,000

Subscription code to get 25GB of data from Airtel for ₦10,000 is *141*10000#.

Validity period for this plan is 30 days (1 month) from the day of your purchase; so you must use up all of your allocated data or auto-renew to roll-over unused data, or else all unused data will be wiped off after 30 days from your purchase date.

The good thing about this plan is that there are no conditions attached to your data usage. In other words, you can surf the internet and make downloads or uploads at any time of the day and at any rate.

  • 40GB for ₦15,000

Subscription code to get 40GB volume of data from Airtel for ₦15,000 is *141*15000#.

Validity period for this plan is also 30 days (1 month) from the date of your purchase.

Furthermore, there are no conditions attached to your data usage and consumption rate. Therefore, you can use up all of your apportioned 40GB data at any time of the day.

  • 60GB for ₦20,000

Subscription code to get 60GB of data from Airtel for just ₦20,000 is *141*20000#.

Validity period for this plan is 30 days (1 month). Therefore you must use up this massive 60GB data volume within 30 days or you risk losing it if you don’t auto-renew to rollover unused data.

There are also no conditions attached to time and usage rate on your data. Therefore, you can use your 60GB of data at any time of the day and at any rate you like.

The table below provides a summary on all the Airtel Mega data plans:

Amount Data Allowance Validity Days USSD CODE
N5,000 12GB (10GB + 2GB Night) 30 Days *141*5000#
N10,000 25GB 30 Days *141*10000#
N15,000 40GB 30 Days *141*15000#
N20,000 60GB 30 Days *141*20000#

4. Airtel Social PACKS (Data plans for social platforms)

Airtel Nigeria provides an option to buy one of its data plans meant for accessing your favourite social platforms.

Here are the social packs available to all Airtel customers:

  • 10MB for ₦25 (WhatsApp)

Subscription code to get 10MB data volume from Airtel to access WhatsApp is *948*4#.

Take note, however, that this plan doesn’t work with other social platforms, and the validity period is 1 day only (24 hours from the time of your purchase).

  • 20MB for ₦50

Subscription code to get 20MB for ₦50 is *991*4#.

However, your 20MB can only be used to access social platforms. But, unlike the previous plan, there are no limits to the number of social platforms you can access. In other words, till your 20MB gets exhausted, you can use it on Facebook, Twiter, Whatsapp, WeChat, etc.

Validity period for this plan is 1 day (24 hours).

  • 50MB for ₦100

Subscription code to get 50MB from Airtel for just ₦100 is *668*3#.

Also, you can use the 50MB apportioned to you after subscribing to this plan on any social platform including Facebook, Whatsapp, twitter, WeChat, etc.

Validity period for this plan is 5 days.

  • 600MB for ₦25

Subscription code to get 600MB of data from Airtel for just ₦300 is *688*1#.

This plan also works on all social platforms including Whatsapp, Facebook, twitter, WeChat, etc.

And the validity period is 25 days from your subscription date.

See the table below for a summary on all the Airtel social packs available:

Amount Data Allowance Validity Days Subscription code Social platform
N25 10MB 1 *948*4# Whatsapp
N50 20MB 1 *991*4# All Social Platforms
N100 50MB 5 *688*3# All Social Platforms
N300 600MB 25 *688*1# All Social Platforms

5. Airtel YouTube Pack (Data plans for streaming YouTube)

If you’re only looking to subscribe to a data plan for the sake of streaming YouTube videos at affordable rates, then Airtel YouTube packs provide a wide range of offers you can tap into.

Here are the Airtel data plans for streaming YouTube only:

  • 300MB for ₦300

Code to get 300MB of data from Airtel for ₦300 is *323*12#.  The validity period of this sub is 7 days only. And can be accessed at any time of the day.

  • 300MB for ₦150

The subscription code for getting 300MB of data volume from Airtel for ₦150 is *323*22#.

Validity period of this plan is 7 days only; however, there’s a condition attached to the usage of this subscription. Your apportioned data volume can only be accessed in the night (from 1AM to 5AM daily).

  • 4.5 GB for ₦1,000

The subscription code for getting 4.5GB of data volume from Airtel for ₦1,000 is *323*22#.

Also, there’s a condition attached to the usage of this YouTube Pack. 1.5GB can be used at any time of the day, while 3GB can only be used at nights; that is, from 1AM to 5AM daily.

The table below provides a summary on all of the YouTube packs from Airtel.

PRICE (Naira) Data volume VALIDITY USSD CODE
300 300MB 7 *323*12#
150 300MB
This data plan is usable
1AM – 5AM Daily
7 (1-5am) *323*22#
1,000 1.5GB + 3GB Night (Night Data is usable
1AM – 5AM Daily)
30 *323*31#

6. Time-based/Weekend Airtel data bundles

Airtel offers time-based/weekend plans to all of its new and existing customers.

Here are the Time-based/Weekend plans you can subscribe to:

  • 30 minutes unlimited

Subscription code to get 30 minutes unlimited data from Airtel is *439*3#. And it comes at a cost of ₦300 only. This is almost like going to a cyber café and buying 30 minutes of internet access for ₦300. That is, you spend ₦3 per minute on your connection.

  • 60 minutes unlimited

Subscription code to get 60 minutes unlimited data from Airtel is *439*4#. This subscription comes at a cost of ₦500 only. During that 60 minute time from the minute of your purchase, you can surf the internet at any rate.

  • Unlimited Night plan

Subscription code for the unlimited Airtel night plan is *481*2#. However, your subscription to this plan expires in 3 hours from the first minute of purchase.

  • Weekend Bundle 200

Subscription code for the Weekend Bundle 200 plan is *472#. As the name of this data plan implies, you will be credited with 200MB for ₦200 only; and with this sub you can only access the internet during the weekend from 12AM on Saturday to 11:59PM on Sunday. It will expire in one weekend, so make sure to use up all of the volume apportioned to you before 11:59PM on Sunday.

  • Weekend bundle 500

Subscription code to get 500MB for ₦500 is *473#.

Also, you data volume is only valid for one weekend. That is, from 12AM on Saturday to 11:59PM on Sunday.

6. Unlimited Airtel data bundles

Airtel currently has 3 unlimited data bundles, they are:

  • Unlimited 10

Subscription code to get unlimited data for from Airtel for ₦10,000 is *462*10#. However, subscription to this plan has certain conditions. Although it is valid for 30 days, if within that 30 days you exhaust more than 40GB, then your network will get slowed down to minimize your excessive usage.

  • Unlimited 15

Subscription code for unlimited 15 is *462*15#. Similar to the previous bundle, this plan is unlimited. However, there’s a condition that if you exhaust more than 65GB of data within the 30 days of its validity, then your network will get slowed down to reduce the excessive usage.

  • Unlimited 20

Subscription code for Airtel unlimited 20 is *462*20#. Also, subscription to this plan is unlimited; however, fair usage applies after you exhaust up t 100GB within that 30 days.

See the table below for all the Airtel unlimited data bundles:

Plan Name Amount in Naira Validity subscription codes Fair usage applies after:
UNLIMITED 10 N10,000 30 days *462*10# Experience Unlimited Data Plans from Airtel. Fair Usage Policy 1 applies after 40GB
UNLIMITED 15 N15,000 30 days *462*15# Experience Unlimited Data Plans from Airtel. Fair Usage Policy 1  applies after 65GB
UNLIMITED 20 N20,000 30 days *462*20# Experience Unlimited Data Plans from Airtel. Fair Usage Policy 1  applies after 100GB

Now that you’ve gone through the list of bundles available to all Airtel customers, I’m sure you’ll agree with me that their offers are insanely cheap.

Again do you think it is cheaper than that of Glo and MTN?

I’d say, for now, Glo offers the cheapest data plans in Nigeria, while Airtel takes second place. However, things change really fast. Let’s see how the future unfolds.

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