MTN Introduces New Prepaid Plan For Teens - MTN MPulse
MTN MPULSE

MTN Nigeria introduces MPulse prepaid plan for its teen customers or parents with teenagers. The new prepaid plan is targeted at teens and it comes with an amazing data plan at a very cheap price, up to 1.2GB of data for as low as N150. However, for teens to qualify and benefit from the MTN MPulse tariff, they’ll have to be between the ages of 9 – 15yrs, but, hello! this is Nigeria, everybody just turned teen for this offer. lol…

who not like better thing?

We all know how important it is to have the resource to use the internet, not just teens, even student in tertiary institutions. With this new plan in place, the telecom company has again shown Nigerians its devotion to help and equip young Nigerian in school with the resources needed to grow in the digital world.

MTN mPulse Prepaid Plan

MTN mPulse is a basic prepaid plan launched for teens between the age bracket of 9-15years. The plan contains special data bundles which will be useful in their educational field, Special Birthday reward, and many other exciting offers and National calls at 15k/secs.

MTN also created MPulse website and its packed with school material for primary, junior and senior secondary school students to enhance their knowledge. The website contains preparation materials and past questions that’ll prepare students for exams like Common Entrance, JSCE, WAEC, JAMB, POST UTME. Students will also find explanatory videos to on MPulse website.

To access these materials, students have to register on MPulse website and provide the necessary details required. The website also let parent register for their child, so if the child doesn’t know how to use the internet well just yet, the parents can also help them.

Visit www.mtnonline.com/mpulse to get started

Benefits Of Using MTN MPulse

Apart from the huge data bundles, teenagers will also enjoy lots of benefits and offers from the company while on this plan. There will be Special Birthday rewards and National calls will be charged at just 15k/sec, enabling them to call their parents.

  • N200 Birthday Reward: While on MPulse, customers will be rewarded with a birthday gift of N200 only on their birthday.
  • Free WhatsApp: MTN is also offering free WhatsApp service for 7 days every month for teenagers. This will enable them to chat with their parents and classmates. However, they do have to recharge N100 every month to enjoy this.
  • Bonus On Recharge Every Week: Customers will also enjoy 10MB on every N100 recharge, 20MB on every N200 recharge. The bonus MB has a 7-day bonus validity (you have to use it within a week). NB: This only applies to the first recharge in a calendar week (7 days).
  • Parent-Child Link: Parents can also get in on the fun by linking their child’s number to her/his number and automatically share airtime/data on a weekly/monthly basis.

MTN MPulse Data Plans

For now, there are just two data plans and students can choose from any of the data plans below depending on their budget.

  • 350MB for N50 (weekly plan)
  • 1.2GB for N150 (Monthly plan)

To subscribe to any of the above plans, simply open your messaging app and text “350” to 344 for 350MB weekly plan and text send “351” to 344 for the 1.5GB monthly plan.

Alternatively, users can subscribe by dialling the USSD *344# and follow the prompts.

How To Migrate To MTN MPulse Plan

To start enjoying the new plan, new or existing customers should use the following USSD – *344*1# Or open your messaging app and text ‘mPulse’ to 131 as a text message.

Alternatively, if you have the MyMTNApp application installed, you can simply select the tariff option in the app to migrate, select MPulse from the menu.

Mtn MPulse Top Questions and Answers You should know

According to the Telecom company, below is everything you should know about Mtn Mpulse.

Q. Who can migrate to MTN mPulse?
A. ALL MTNN Pre-Teen and Teen customers between the age bracket of 9 and 15 years can migrate to MTN mPulse tariff plan.

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Q. What will I benefit if I migrate to mPulse tariff plan?
A. You stand to a chance to enjoy the following:

  • You’ll receive 25MB WhatsApp data bonus on the first recharge in a calendar month.
  • Data Bonus on the first recharge in a calendar week.
  • N200 airtime reward on your birthday

Q. How much will I be charged for migrating to mPulse?
A. Like every other MTN tariff, you’ll not be charged for first-time migration, if it’s your first migration in 30 days. However, subsequent migrations within the same month will attract N100 migration fee.

Q. How can I recharge airtime on my mPulse plan?
A. Customers will be able to top up their MTN MPulse account balance by dialling *555*PIN#.

Q. How can I check my Mtn mPulse airtime balance?
A. To check airtime balance, customers should simply dial *556#.

Q. What is the validity of the special data bundle?
A. The weekly and monthly special bundles will be valid for 7days and 30 days respectively.

Q. How do I check my special data bundle balance?
A. Subscribers can check their data bundle balance via the following channels:

  • Dialling *344*2*2#
  • MyMTNApp

Q. Can I accumulate the mPulse special data bundle?
A. Yes, you can purchase the mPulse special data bundle multiples times BUT each data bundles purchased will have its own unique expiry date.

Q. If I have mPulse Special data bundle and regular data bundle active, which bundle will deplete first?
A. If you have mPulse Special data bundle and regular data bundle active, whenever you visit the mPulse website, data will be charged from your mPulse special data bundle and when you’ve exhausted your data bundle, your regular data will then be charged.

Also, if you have mPulse Special data bundle and regular data bundle active, when browsing on other websites you’ll be using your regular data bundle and when you have finished the data bundle, your data activity will be suspended until you buy another regular data bundle or opt-in for PAYG browsing.

Q. Will my mPulse Special data bundle auto renew?
A. Your mPulse Special data bundle will only auto renew on the day of expiry if you selected ‘Recurrent Purchase’ at the time purchase and as long as you have enough airtime.

Q. What happens if I exhaust my mPulse Special data bundle before the renewal date and do not have any other bundle?
A. As soon as you exhaust your data bundle before the expiry and do not have any other active data bundle, your data access will be suspended and you will not be able to browse again. To continue browsing, you will need to do one of the following:

  • Buy another mPulse data plan by dialling *344*2# to continue browsing on the mPulse website
  • Buy another regular data bundle by dialling *131*1# or *904#,
  • Borrow data by dialling *606#
  • Opt-in for a Pay As You Go browsing by dialling *131*200# to continue browsing from your airtime @N3/MB

Q. Will I be able to roll over my unused main data bundle?
A. Yes, you will be able to roll over any unused main data bundle as long as you buy another bundle before the current bundle expires or within the allowed grace period after the bundle expires BUT you will NOT be able to roll over any unused data bonus.

Q. I have some data left after my bundle expired. Will I be able to use it within the rollover period?
A. No, you will not be able to use it within the rollover period until you renew the bundle or purchase another bundle of the same category.

Q. Will I be able to roll over my unused data bonus?
A. No, you will not be able to roll over any unused data bonus even if the bundle auto-renews before expiry, upon expiry or within the applicable rollover period.

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Q. Can I share my MTN mPulse Special Data bundle?
A. No, you will not be able to share your mPulse Special data bundle.

Q. Will I be able to browse from my airtime automatically after exhausting my data bundle?
A. You will be able to browse from your airtime after exhausting your data bundle BUT you will be required to opt-in before you can browse from your airtime at Pay As You Go rate.

Q. How can I stop auto-renewal of my special bundle?
A. You can stop auto-renewal by sending the opt-out keyword NO350 to 344 for weekly bundle or NO351 to 344 for a monthly bundle.

Q. Will I be able to receive the free data bonus if I recharge using share n sell?
A. No, you will be able to receive the free data bonus when you recharge via physical, logical, on-demand, VTU and DYA channels.

Q. Will I be able to use the free WhatsApp bonus to browse all social App?
A. No, the free WhatsApp bonus can only be used on WhatsApp.

Q. Will I be able to roll over my unused WhatsApp bonus on my next recharge after 30days?
A. No, you will not be able to roll over any unused WhatsApp bonus after expiry. Once the bundle expires, all unused data bonus will be cleared from the dedicated account.

Q. Will I be able to receive the free WhatsApp bonus if I recharge using share n sell?
A. No, you will be able to receive the free WhatsApp bonus when you recharge via physical, logical, on-demand, VTU and DYA channels.

Q. If I have free WhatsApp bonus, active paid WhatsApp bundle and regular data bundle, which of them will be charged first?
A. Your WhatsApp charges will be charged first from the WhatsApp bonus, then WhatsApp bundle after which it will be deducted from regular data bundle.

Q. Who is eligible to receive the free N200 airtime birthday reward?
A. Only mPulse customers that are 15years and below are eligible to receive the free N200 airtime birthday reward on the day of their birthday. However, after your 15th birthday, you will not be eligible to receive the free N200 airtime bonus again on the day of your birthday.

Note: Customers must have updated their birthday details when he/she is logged in as a student or via the MyMTN App or by simply dialling *334# and selecting birthday reward from the options.

Q. Will I be able to update my birthday details after providing it?
A. No, once you have provided your birthday details, you will not be allowed to change the details again.

Q. Will I be able to transfer my birthday airtime bonus via MTN Share n Sell?
A. No, you will not be able to share your birthday airtime bonus via share n sell.

Q. What are the services that I can use my birthday airtime bonus for?
A. The airtime bonus will be used for National Voice calls to all network, SMS and Pay As You Go Data.

Q. At what rate will I be charged for Calls, SMS and Data from my birthday airtime bonus?
A. Your Calls, SMS and Data from your birthday airtime bonus will be charged as follows:

  • National Calls – 15k/sec
  • National SMS – N4
  • PAYG data – N15/Mb

Q. What is the validity of the Birthday reward?
A. The airtime bonus will be valid till 11:59 pm of the following day.

Q. For the free 30MB bonus, do I need to send any keyword to activate it?
A. No, you, will NOT be required to send any keyword to any shortcode to activate the Free data. As an impulse customer, once you are accessing mPulse website or App for the first time, you will be allocated the 30MB for FREE.

Q. What is the validity of the 30MB mPulse Website/App offer?
A. The free 30mb will be valid for 30 days after which all unused bonus will clear.

Q. Can I use the free 30MB to browse all websites or App?
A. No, you can only use the free 30MB to browse on mPulse website or App.

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Q. If I buy any of the Special mPulse data bundle, will I be able to roll over any user data bonus from the 30MB into the special data bundle?
A. No, if you have active 30MB and the buy any of the special mPulse data bundles, all your charges while on the mPulse website will be deducted first from the free 30MB after which you will be charged from the special mPulse data bundle.

Q. As a parent, I want to be transferring from my airtime/data to my child’s number on a periodic basis
A. For parents to transfer airtime/data to their child’s number, on a periodic basis, they’ll have to follow the steps below:

  • Step 1: First of, register for Parent-Child linking service by dialling *344*5*1#.
  • Step 2: Once you have registered for the service, you will be required to register your child’s number as your beneficiary by dialling *344*5*1#. You can also do this via MyMTNNApp or mPulse website.
  • Step 3: Upon dialling *344*5*1#, you will be required to enter your Child’s number, select the Product type (either Airtime Weekly, Data Weekly, Airtime Monthly or Data Monthly), after which you select airtime or data value then your self-care. NB: You can’t share airtime or data on a daily basis aside from the predefined option.
  • Step 4: Once the system receives your request, it will check to confirm if you have enough airtime to complete your transaction. If you have enough airtime, the transaction will be completed.

Q. Must I the Parent be on mPulse to enjoy Parent-Child linking service?
A. No, as the Parent, you can use Parent-Child linking service on any tariff plan BUT your child MUST be on mPulse to benefit from the service.

Q. How many children number can I add to my beneficiary list?
A. You can add up to a maximum of six (6) child numbers to your beneficiary list.

Q. How many parents can a child be linked to?
A. A child can be linked to a maximum of 2 parents at a time.

Q. Will I be able to transfer airtime and data on the same transaction?
A. No, you are only allowed to transfer one after the other.

Q. I selected Airtime/Data Weekly during my transfer. Will I be able to change it to Airtime/Data Monthly?
A. Yes, you can change your periodic transfer by dialling *344*5*4#, select the Child’s number you want to change the frequency, select the new Product type, new Product value and then enter your self-care PIN.

Q. Will I be able to receive airtime/data from my Parent if I migrate from mPulse to another tariff?
A. No, you will be automatically unlinked from your Parent’s beneficiary list immediately you migrate out of the mPulse plan and you will no longer be able to receive airtime/data from your parent.

Q. My Child migrated out of mPulse but has migrated back to the plan; can I transfer airtime/data to the number?
A. Yes, you will have to add the number again to your Beneficiary list by dialling *344*5*2# and then follow through the steps.

Q. How can I get my self-care PIN code for the airtime/data transfer?
A. Simply dial *344*5*8#, then enter the following details:

  • Mother’s maiden name
  • Date of birth. E.g. dd/mm/yyyy
  • State of Origin

Once the system confirms that all the information provided are correct, it will send you your self-care PIN.

Q. Will I be able to view my airtime/data transfer history to my Child’s number?
A. Parents will be able to view airtime/data transfer history by dialling *344*5*7# and the system will display the product shared, amount shared and date of sharing.

Conclusion

MTN mPulse is a great tariff and it’s completely free to join. We’re hoping other network providers will follow in this footstep and even extend offers like this to students in tertiary schools.

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