Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Cheapest Call Tariff Rate of Different Networks in Nigeria

Making calls and text sending text messages is the primary reason most us buy a phone. Taking selfies and wefies. recording videos, surfing the net, chatting etc are just some extra bonus we get for buying a smartphone. But most times we become unable to communicate to friends, family, colleagues or loved ones because we ran out of airtime because the call rates are way too high. So we get pissed off and choose not to recharge our lines again, till we've sourced out a cheap and affordable tariff plan for calling and texting. If that is your case, then this article is just what you need.
cheapest call tariff plans in nigeria
There are several voice and data networks that currently operate in the country and they are all good and unique in their own ways, but sometimes our need for these networks may vary. Some may need it for data and the internet, while some will be needing it for calls and text. So if the latter is your case, just read on. We will be reviewing 2 of the call tariff plans offered by MTN and Airtel NG, which are MTN XtraSpecial and  Airtel SmartTalk. Below is the details of these two wonderful calling plans together with their terms and conditions with how they work.

1.    MTN XtraSpecial:
It is one of the prepaid call tariff plans on the MTN network that allows users to enjoy a Flat rate of 15kobo per second (₦9 a minute) for calls ACROSS ALL local Networks, (MTN-to-MTN calls and MTN-to-Other networks).

Flat rate of 15 kobo/second for calls to 27 selected International countries like Australia  
Canada, China, Germany, India, Ireland, Malaysia, Netherlands, South-Africa, Spain, United Kingdom, United States, etc. With no daily access fee and SMS to all networks at ₦4. 

The migration code for MTN XtraSpecial is *408*1#, or you dial *123#, then reply 2 which is for tariff plan migration, then reply 3 which is for XtraSpecial. 

Migration is free for 30days. Subsequent migration in or out before another 30days will be charged ₦100 and is available to new and existing MT users.

2.    Airtel SmartTalk 2.0:
It is similar to MTN XtraSpecial with a little difference. It allows customers to make local calls @ 11k/sec (6.60k per minute) to all NETWORKS in Nigeria anytime anywhere after a daily access fee of 5. To ensure that the 5 daily access fee is deducted on 1st call of the day, only subscribers with minimum of 5 on their Main Account balance would be able to initiate 1st call of the day be it airtel to airtel or airtel to other local networks.

On this tariff plan, you get to make international calls at a flat rate of 20kobo per second (₦12 per minute) to USA, Canada, China, India and UK Landlines. The code for migrating to Airtel SmartTalk is *315#. or send YES to 315. Migration into smartTALK 2.0 is free (except if it is a subsequent migration within the month by the subscriber which will be charged at N100).

A bonus Tariff plan I would like to talk about is Airtel SmartTrybe. It is the special plan from Airtel designed to keep you connected with everything that’s up with your Trybe! With the best rates on data and calls to all networks, night browsing for your favorite movies, series and music and special weekend deals, you never miss a thing. To migrate to smartTRYBE dial *312#. Or send YES to 312

Special Benefits of Airtel SmartTrybe includes:
1.    Allows you to make calls at a flat rate of 11k/sec (6.60k per minute) to all networks

2.    You get to buy 1GB data for 500 and it will be valid for 7 days

3.    Night Browsing @ 25 for 500MB, valid between 12am and 5 am

So, I guess this will answer your query of what is the best call tariff plan, or which network gives the cheapest call tariff plan? 

Now, which of these plans are you going to start rocking right away?

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  1. Hmmm that airtel smartrybe no dey give credit bonus when pesin recharge hin airtel line.

    1. Its mostly good for calls and browsing


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