MTN has an array of data plans to give its customers access to unrivalled internet services. Even though most people don’t believe it, MTN seems to have one of the cheapest data bundles around. One of the cheapest ways to browse and make calls in South Africa today is to subscribe to MTN Pulse.
This brings us to the question, what is MTN Pulse? MTN Pulse is a prepaid tariff plan from MTN that allows users to enjoy several benefits. For example, you get to enjoy a flat call rate of 11.26 kobo per second after your first minute of calls each day. Meanwhile, your first 60-second call is charged at 25.6 kobo per second.
What is more attractive about MTN Pulse is the data rates. There are different data bundles under MTN Pulse. This post will show you the different data plans under this family as well as their prices and activation codes. We will go ahead to answer some important frequently asked questions about MTN Pulse products as well.
MTN Pulse Data Plans, Prices, & Codes
From the introduction, you might probably be attracted to the idea of MTN Pulse. After all, who isn’t looking out for cheaper data and call plans? As we mentioned earlier, MTN has several interesting data plans under the MTN Pulse family. We will look at the different plans, their costs, and their validity periods in this section.
|Data Plan||Data amount||Price||Validity|
|750 MB data plan||750 MB||N300||3 days|
|1.5 GB data plan||1.5 GB||N500||7 days|
|Pulse Nightlife bundle||250 MB||N25||Overnight|
|Pulse Nightlife bundle||500 MB||N50||Overnight|
|Special Instagram and TikTok Bundle||350 MB||N100|
|Special Instagram and TikTok Bundle||1 GB||N200|
The table above shows the amazing offers from MTN Pulse. You get a lot more benefits from this plan. Some of these benefits include:
- A flat call rate of 11.26 kobo per second to all networks in South Africa after you spend N15.36 on calls daily.
- Pulse points after activating data bundles. You can exchange these points for more free data.
- After your first call or recharge for the month, you get free 10 MB in your monthly data account.
- Pulse Tuesday offers that allow you to purchase data plans on special discounts available on Tuesdays alone.
- A wide range of life-enriching products and services.
There is no doubt that MTN Pulse is one of the best data plans currently in South Africa. Are looking for how to migrate to this plan? The next section of this post will provide this information.
How to Migrate to MTN Pulse
So far, we have shown you the different data plans under the MTN Pulse family as well as the benefits of this tariff plan. The only way to access these data plans and benefits is to migrate to MTN Pulse. This brings us to the very important question, how do you migrate to MTN Pulse? You need to follow the steps below to migrate to this tariff plan:
Step 1: Go to your phone dialer and dial *406#.
Step 2: Select (1) from the list of options. This option is “migrate to MTN Pulse.”
Step 3: Press “OK” or “Send.”
After following these steps, you will get a notification telling you that the migration was successful. Note that migrating to MTN Pulse is free the first time. Also, you must have stayed on your previous tariff plan for at least 30 days else you will incur a charge of N100. Once you are done with this, you can begin to enjoy all the benefits of MTN Pulse.
MTN Pulse Night Data Plans
Do you like to stay up at night to browse the internet? If your answer is yes, then the information in this section should excite you. MTN Pulse presents you with a unique opportunity to enjoy very affordable night browsing.
MTN launched this class of browsing a while ago and many people, especially students have benefitted immensely from the package. You can browse the internet for as low as N25 at midnight. When you subscribe to this plan, you end up saving your regular daytime data plans. Once you subscribe to this plan, MTN stops charging you for browsing from your regular data account at midnight.
There are two different MTN Pulse Night Plans and they are:
- 250 MB Night data plan: N25
- 500 MB Night data plan: N50
You can activate any of these plans and enjoy browsing between 12 am and 5 am. There is a catch for the midnight browsing package. The maximum amount of data that you can access per MTN SIM per night is 500 MB.
How do you activate the MTN Pulse Night Data Plans? Dial *406# from your phone dialer and select (4) which is “NightLife Bundles.” Choose your preferred midnight plan and tap “OK” or “Send” to activate it.
Other Packages Under MTN Pulse
We have shared a substantial amount of information about MTN Pulse data plans in this post. However, we are yet to exhaust the information regarding the data bundles under this plan. There are several other data bundles that we will highlight in this section:
MTN Pulse GoodyBag
This plan gives you access to Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram, Opera Mini, and YouTube. You only pay N25 to access all of these which is an amazing offer. Activate MTN Pulse GoodyBag by dialling *406# and selecting option (6) GoodyBag.
MTN Pulse InstaBinge
Instagram is one of the most popular social media apps today. Most people spend several hours on this app daily. While the app is a lot of fun, it consumes so much data. The good news is that MTN Pulse has a special plan for just Instagram to help you conserve your regular data. You can get 250 MB of data for Instagram alone with N100 and 1 GB for N200 on this plan. Dial *406# and select (5) InstaBinge to activate this plan.
MTN Pulse Music
If you love to listen to music a lot, MTN Pulse has something special for you. Stream the latest songs for N10 per day on MTN Pulse Music. To activate this plan, dial *406# and select (3) Music+.