You Can Now Enjoy MTN Always On Data Plan

What does “always on data” mean?

Always On implies that you will never run out of data. You get 80 GB of lightning-fast 4G data, followed by 384 kbps data from 8 a.m. to midnight.

What does MTN always on schedule mean?

Customers can use the day data element of the Always-On daily and weekly plans at any time of day, but the night data element is only available at all times.

For 30 days, the Always-On monthly plan is gradually credited to customers’ balances at 12 midnight on a daily basis.

You can subscribe to any MTN data bundles via the following channels:

USSD: Dialling *131*1# or *904# and selecting your preferred data plan
SMS: Sending the bundle plan keyword to 131. (See table below for keywords).
myMTN App: download and log on to the MTN mobile App
myMTN Web: by logging on to
MTN Bot (Zigi)

How To Check MTN Always-On data balance

You will be able to check your data balance via the following channels:

SMS: Texting 2 to 131
USSD: Dialing *131*4# (for main data bundle and bonus), or *556#