Am sorry to say, but many of us do not actually know the full power of the 4G LTE, Lets see the full meaning of 4G LTE: What is LTE: LTE (Long Term Evolution) stands for the 4th generation of telecommunications technology that delivers very high data speeds. With LTE, you can enjoy HD Video Streaming, Video and voice calls, superfast downloads, online gaming and so much more.
Benefits Of Using The MTN 4G LTE
LTE offers faster download and upload speeds that will considerably improve your internet experience. With LTE you can stream music and video, upload and download faster. You can essentially use your mobile or tablet like a fixed line internet connection.
How To Activate MTN 4G LTE On Your MTN SIM And Devices
If you are a regular MTN subscriber, you’ll need to swap your simcard for a compatible 4G sim card from any MTN office closest to you before you can be part of MTN 4G evolution.
How Do I Know if my devices is Compatible With MTN 4G Network?
MTN 4G network currently run on Band 7 (2600mHz) and they’ve made it easier for everyone to confirm if your sim card and smart phone supports their 4G services by doing the below;
Text 4G to 131
You should get a message if your device is compatible “Yello! Your device is 4G ready but you need to upgrade your SIM to enjoy MTN 4G LTE…”
NOTE: Your device has to support 4G LTE for you to rock the MTN 4G LTE Plans.
If it is compatible, walk down to any MTN service center closest to you and do a sim swap to 4G compatible sim.
For More questions about the MTN 4G LTE, Kindly read the MTN 4G LTE FAQ below:
HOW AM I CHARGED FOR 4GLTE?
With 4GLTE, you simply use your current data plan and you are charged according to your current plan rates.
HOW DO I CHECK FOR COVERAGE INFORMATION?
Coverage information is available online at www.mtnonline.com/4G.
DO 3G DATA PLANS WORK ON 4G?
Yes your regular data plans works on 2G, 3G and 4G.
WHAT DO I NEED TO CONNECT TO 4G/LTE?
You simply need a USIM, a LTE compatible device and be in an area covered by 4G.
HOW DO I KNOW IF I HAVE A USIM?
Simply text 4G to 131 from your mobile device. You will receive an SMS telling you if your SIM or device is 4G/LTE ready.
WHERE CAN I GET A 4G DEVICE
Visit the nearest MTN store or any phone store near you. be sure the device supports Band 7 (2600MHz).
I HAVE A 4G DEVICE AND USIM BUT I STILL CAN’T CONNECT.
- First, check that your 4G device supports Band 7 (2600MHz). You can check the device specification on the internet before purchasing it.
- Next ensure you have turned on 4G under the phone network settings.
- If you still can’t connect, visit an MTN store for support or check out the 4G videos on the MTN website.
HOW WILL I KNOW THAT I AM CONNECTED TO 4G NETWORK ON MY MOBILE?
The 4G signal will be reflected on your 4G smart phone signal bar.
DO I NEED SPECIAL DATA PLANS FOR 4G?
No you don’t need any special data plan for 4G. All 2G and 3G voice and Data plans will work on 4G.
How Can I subscribe for the MTN 4G Data Plans
- Requirements: You must have a 4G LTE enabled smart device.
- Dial *444# and choose your preferable plan.