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How To Subscribe To MTN SME DataShare To Boost Your Business

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How To Subscribe To MTN SME DataShare

How To Subscribe To MTN SME DataShare To Boost Your Business

MTN SME DataShare is a prepaid service that allows business owners to buy data bundles and share them with their staff. This service is specifically designed for growing businesses offering them the ability to centrally manage internet usage per staff across their business.

MTN SME DataShare has been designed to be a simple, intuitive self-service solution, putting you in full control of your spending on data across your business.

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However, to enjoy this service, you will need to first migrate to the MTN BizPlus tariff plan by dialing 460*1*1#

Key Features Of MTN SME DataShare

  • Data is transferred to beneficiaries using SMS, USSD, or myMTN App
  • Data can be shared with anyone
  • The sharer of the data (sponsor) will have control of allocating data
  • Multiple data plans

Benefits

  • You are able to provide internet access to all your staff even when on the go or for geographically dispersed staff.
  • You are able to better plan/manage to spend on the internet for all your staff.

How To Subscribe To MTN SME DataShare

Product Name Price(N) Validity Share Limits SMS Keyword USSD Code Share Denominations
25GB SME Data Plan
10,000 30 days 50 468 *461*2*1*1# 500MB, 1GB, 2GB, 3GB, 5GB & 10GB
35GB SME Data Plan
13,500 30 days 70 501 *461*2*1*2# 500MB, 1GB, 2GB, 3GB, 5GB & 10GB
165GB SME Data Plan
50,000 60 Days 330 502 *461*2*1*3# 500MB, 1GB, 2GB, 3GB, 5GB & 10GB
360GB SME Data Plan
100,000 90 Days 720 504 *461*2*1*4# 500MB, 1GB, 2GB, 3GB, 5GB & 10GB
1TB SME Data Plan
250,000 90 Days 2500 505 *461*2*1*5# 500MB, 1GB, 2GB, 3GB, 5GB & 10GB

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Some Frequently Asked Questions

How do I share data with a beneficiary?

A. You can share data with any beneficiary by sending the SMS below to 131 or by dialing any of the USSD strings as shown in the table below:

USSD Format SMS Format to send to 131 to share data Comment
*461*NUMBER*250*PIN#
SMEA <PhoneNumber> 250 <PIN> to 131 SMS to transfer 250MB
*461*NUMBER*500*PIN#
SMEB <PhoneNumber> 500 <PIN> to 131 SMS to transfer 500MB
*461*NUMBER*1000*PIN#
SMEC <PhoneNumber> 1000 <PIN> to 131 SMS to transfer 1GB
*461*NUMBER*2000*PIN#
SMED <PhoneNumber> 2000 <PIN> to 131 SMS to transfer 2GB
*461*NUMBER*5000*PIN#
SME <PhoneNumber> 5000 <PIN> to 131 SMS to transfer 5GB

NOTE: You can only share data in multiples of 250MB, 500MB, 1GB, 2GB, 3GB, or 5GB. Sharing data in multiples of any other data sizes is not allowed.

How do I purchase an MTN SME Data Share bundle?

To purchase an MTN SME Data Share bundle, all you need to do is:

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  • Send *460*1*1# to migrate to the BizPlus mobile plan
  • You must ensure your airtime balance (on the mobile phone doing the sharing) can cater to the cost of the data bundle being purchased.
  • Pay for a data share bundle by sending the keyword or dialing the USSD string that corresponds to the plan you wish to purchase (as in the table above).

How does the customer recharge his account?

Three days before subscription expiration, the customer will be sent an SMS every day advising for payment to be made.

Payment can be made by:

  • myMTN App
  • Top-It
  • Bank Mobile App
  • Quickteller

Once the airtime is credited, the payment will be automatically deducted from the phone’s airtime and the validity of the subscription will be extended accordingly.

Can I share data with another set of beneficiaries when I renew a bundle during the subscription period?

Yes. When the sponsor renews or purchases a new plan during the subscription period, whether the current data bundle is exhausted or not, the sponsor shall have the ability to share data with any other set of beneficiaries.

Does beneficiary’s phone number have to be an MTN phone number to enjoy the service?

A. Yes, the beneficiary’s phone number must be an MTN phone number on any service class.

How do I check my data balance?

A. You simply send DATABALANCE to 131 or dial *461*2*3#

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