MTN recently introduced another data share program designed to allow their subscribers to buy one data plan multiple users, yes you can now do share your data plan with your family and friends anytime, any day irrespective of where they are and what they do.
Note this new MTN Data Share is not about using Mifi to share network wirelessly but i am taking about buying a data plan and add others to use it even when they are in Lagos and you are in Abuja but the question is how?
Mtn provided an exclusive guide on how to share your data plan by adding other users to use your data plan with you which means one data plan multiple users
How to share your mtn data plan with others.
Now you can share your data plan with friends & loved ones, wherever they may be on the MTN network.
To get started, simply:
Activate an applicable data plan from the table below.
Dial *131*2*1# or text REG to 131; to register for MTN Data Share, you will receive a unique security PIN
You are required to change the system generated PIN to a new PIN they can easily remember by dialling*131*2*5# or by texting Change OLD_PIN NEW_PIN NEW_PIN to 131. E.g Change 0000 1234 1234 to 131. Where 0000 is old PIN and 1234 is your new PIN.
After changing the PIN, you are required to add beneficiaries to your MTN shared Data Bundle account via USSD menu *131*2*2# or by texting Add <MSISDN> <PIN> to 131. You can add up to 5 beneficiaries.
Once you have added beneficiaries, you (the sponsor) will be able to share your available data bundle among the added beneficiaries by sending the keyword Share <PIN> to 131 or simply dial USSD code *131*2*3#.
This mtn data share will be highly recommended and useful for personal and business purposes, you don't need to give your children money to buy data or buying data separately for all your workers all you need to do is to buy one data plan and share to upto 5 people.