Airtel is one network that just throws out crazy data offers and promos. By the look of things, they will overthrow Glo to be the new grandmaster of data before this year runs out, because Glo has been really silent over the past few months. But Airtel has done it again by introducing two new bonus data plans that offers 5.5GB for ₦1500 and 7GB for ₦2000.
These are some of the best data subscriptions you’ll find in Nigeria which you can activate using USSD codes. However, you can subscribe to this Airtel 5.5GB for N1500 and 7GB for N2000 only if you are eligible, i.e., it selects SIM. Anyway, we’ll find out how to check your eligibility status before subscribing, and it’s also worth noting that this plan doesn’t zap and is valid for 30 days.
How to Check Whether You’re Eligible
Airtel sent out a SMS which reads: “Over 5.5GB FREE DATA waiting for you! Dial *440*16# to get 5GB Mntly for N1500 or dial *437# to get 7GB at N2000. For more options, Dial *144#.” If you received that text message, that means you are 100% eligible to activate the data.
Alternatively, you can also check by dialing by *440*16# when you have zero/empty balance: If you get a reply showing subcribe 5.5GB for #1500, you are good to go. But if you get any other message apart from that, then you are not eligible. You might also be urged to to subscribe 3.5GB for #1500 if you are not selected for the 5.5GB data.
How to Activate Airtel 5.5GB Data for N1500
Now that you’ve known your status, simply recharge your line with ₦1,500 or above and dial *440*16# to subscribe to the new Airtel plan of 5.5-gigabyte. You will receive a confirmation message for a successful data activation.
How to Subscribe to Airtel 7GB for N2000 Data Plan
Load your line with at least 2k airtime, then dial *437# activate the 7GB bundle. You’ll get a confirmation message immediately.
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