How to Start MTN SME Data Reselling in Nigeria


Out of the few lucrative businesses for Nigerians be it a student or not is the MTN SME Data Reselling Business. The most interesting part is that it requires a low capital. You can start the business with as low as ₦5,500. This post shall be taking you through on How to Start MTN SME Data Reselling in Nigeria.

MTN officially projected “MTN DATA SHARE” for businesses who buys a large amount of data and would want to have full control over it. This include the distribution of data among the staffs and facilities of the company. But my as a hardworking citizen, we saw it as an opportunity to sell Data at a cheaper rate and make a fortune out of the business.

How to Start MTN SME Data Reselling in Nigeria

The first thing to do is to migrate to the MTN SME Plan. To migrate to MTN SME Plan, you can either Send “460 to 131” or dial *461#.

You can now continue to buying a Data Share Bundle.

How to purchase an MTN SME Data Share bundle

To purchase an MTN SME Data Share bundle, all you need to do is:

  • Send 460 to 131 or dial *460# to buy a plan of choice.
  • You must ensure your airtime balance (on the mobile phone doing the sharing) can cater for the cost of data bundle being purchased.
  • Pay for a data share bundle by sending the keyword that corresponds to the plan you wish to purchase.

How do I share data with a beneficiary?

You can share data with any beneficiary by sending SMS below to 131 as shown in the table below (or dial *461# and follow the prompt):

For more information and to know the terms and conditions, kindly read from MTN website from here.


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