The Nigerian Biggest mobile telecommunication MTN is currently offering a special double Data package for 4G smartphone users who are willing to upgrade their old MTN Sim to 4G enabled sim free of charge. If you are still contemplating whether you need the 4G enabled Sim or not then this post will help you understand better.
I will guide you on how to enjoy MTN 4G double Data offer later in this post but for the main time, we are going to find out how to activate the 4G and why it's important.
Firstly, using 3G smartphones has become old school, if you want to enjoy fast browsing, downloading and uploading then it's time to upgrade to 4G smartphones
. However, to see the power of the 4G network, buying a 4G enabled smartphone will not be enough without upgrading your old sim card to 4G. Upgrading your Sim is necessary whether you are using MTN or GLO unless you just bought your sim recently but if it's old sim then Upgrade is required.
How to Know if your Sim is 4G enabled
The first thing to do right now is to check your sim to know if it's 4G LTE ready or not but before then, I will like you to take a close look at this List of Top Cheap & Reliable 4G Smartphones in Nigeria
in case you need a good 4G smartphone.
To know whether your Sim and phone are 4G enabled, you simply need to text 4G to 131
and in a few minutes, you will receive a notification that explains the compatibility of your sim and phone. Remember, your phone and Sim must be 4G enabled and even if your sim is 4G sim it can't work without a 4G phone.
For Glo users text 4G to 400 to Activate Glo 4G LTE network, If your phone or sim is not compatible you will be informed to change your sim or phone to enjoy the Glo 4G network.
Why you need to upgrade your phone and SimStable and Faster than 3G
: If you have not tested the kind of speed that 4G network delivers then you are still missing a lot, whether you are just browsing, Facebooking or downloading files, it's always better with 4G network. Downloading on 4G network speed is amazing, can as well watch your favorite videos on Youtube without any form of hanging. Cheaper data plans
: Most of the Nigerian telecom offers free and attractive data plan only for 4G users, MTN and Airtel are currently giving welcome 4GB that will last for one week after upgrading and activating 4G on your phone. Moreover, more speed means faster data consumption and for that reason, you deserve more data but MTN has got your back
MTN Double data offer and bonuses
You will get free 4GB once you upgrade to 4G SIM valid for 7 days, Apart from the 4G free data you will as well enjoy a 100% bonus on every N500 to N5000 data plan you buy from the first month to the next 3 months after upgrading your SIM to 4G. After 3 months you will still be able o enjoy a 25% bonus on all data plans for the next 3 months making it 6 months of Awuf after upgrading to 4G. This offer is available to both newly activated and existing 4G customers.
Below are the special data offers designed for 4G users and we are going to compare what you get while using a 3G phone and what you will get when you upgrade your sim.
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