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How to Migrate to MTN Pulse

If you’re a trendy person who is very active on social media and uses data frequently, MTN has a special package tailor-made just for you. This is the MTN Pulse package. This article will show you how to migrate to the MTN Pulse.

But before we go into that, let’s talk about MTN.

MTN logo


MTN came to life in South Africa during the year 1994. They were first called M-Cell. MTN is a mobile telecommunications company. They are Africa’s largest mobile network operator.

MTN provides work, data, fintech, digital, enterprise, and API services to more than 290 million customers in 19 markets. They want modern connected life for everyone.

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They are committed to bridging the digital gap in Africa, advancing financial inclusion, and furthering the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals through their basic business activities and contributions to the government, citizens, and the world at large.

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Strategic Intent and Priorities


MTN seeks to build the largest and most valuable platform with a clear focus on Africa. These depend on scale connectivity and infrastructure business, which involves developing mobile and fixed access networks in the consumer, enterprise, and wholesale segments.

These implementations can’t easily be funded, so MTN accelerates them through partnerships.

Enhanced cost and Capex efficiencies support their strategy, and a set of priorities further supports them.


MTN has the following priorities:

  1. Build the largest and most valuable platforms
  2. Drive industry-leading connectivity operations
  3. Create shared value
  4. Accelerate portfolio transformation
How To Migrate To MTN Pulse

Now, you know a little about your favorite mobile network and its plans. Let’s delve into the type of services that MTN provides.

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MTN Bundles

The MTN slogan “everywhere you go” is no joke. MTN remains the most efficient service provider in Africa, and they are the first brand to unveil the 4G and 5G networks in Nigeria.

From voice to data, MTN has a variety of interesting bundles available for its customers.

These bundles include:

  1. Data Plans
  2. Voice Plans
  3. Family Pack Plans
  4. Tariff Plans

MTN Data Plans

These are a bouquet of data offers available for target customers.

Each data plan has a different validity period. We have daily, weekly, monthly, and bi-monthly plans. Customers who wish to subscribe to any of the plans can do so via their phones by dialing *131#.

Or they could visit the MTN website to select their preferred offers.

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MTN Voice Plans

While the Data Plans are for browsing customers, the Voice Plans target those who make frequent calls daily, giving them the best value possible in airtime deals and On-Net calls.

Like the Data Plans, the Voice Plans also have a validity period.

MTN Tariff Plans

MTN Tariff Plans are subscription packages to cater to a diverse audience’s various preferences. If you’re the type who needs surplus airtime, there’s a package for you. There’s a package for those who like browsing and playing online games.

If you’ve ever asked yourself, “What MTN tariff is most suitable for me to dial friends and family without spending too much airtime?” you should have no doubt.

MTN has your back.

We’ll discuss the various types of MTN tariffs below:

MTN mPulse

This tariff plan is tailored for data consumers and lovers of social media. Anyone can subscribe to MTN mPulse, but their target audience is customers between the ages of 9 – 15. Mostly kids and teenagers.

MTN mPulse offers a call rate of 15 kobo/sec, and the migration code (the code you will dial to migrate to this plan) is *344*1#. You could also subscribe by sending ‘mPulse‘ to 131.

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MTN TruTalk

How To Migrate To MTN Pulse

Fancy calling your loved ones? Enjoy long talks through the night? Say no more.

MTN TruTalk offers cheap call rates with a value of 11.26 kobo/sec, and the migration code is *123*2*6#. You could also call *400# or send ‘TT’ to 131.

However, you might have to pay a daily access fee of ₦7.17 to enjoy the call service.

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MTN BetaTalk

MTN BetaTalk

The best thing about this tariff plan is that it offers 3x the value of whatever you recharge, which means if you recharge 100, your airtime balance will be 900. This is great for callers.

But this plan offers a call rate of 31.50 kobo/sec, which is quite an increment compared to the call rate of the Trutalk Tariff.

The migration code for this plan is *123*2*1#.

MTN XtraSpecial

MTN XtraSpecial

MTN XtraSpecial is truly a special plan. It offers a flat call rate of 13.33 kobo/sec to all networks in Nigeria and international countries, but only after charging 20 kobo/sec for the first minute.

The migration code is *408#, and then you press 1. Or text 408 to 131.

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MTN XtraValue

MTN XtraValue

As the name implies, XtraValue customers gain extra value whenever they opt for whatever Voice or Data Plans they select under this tariff. XtraValue bundles are available in two major categories:

  • XtraTalk – Offers more value in Voice than Data
  • XtraData – Offers more value in Data than Voice

This tariff is available to all prepaid customers. Dial *131*2# to migrate and select the bundle of your choice under XtraTalk and XtraData.

You can check your XtraValue balance by dialing *556# or *559*61#.

MTN YafunYafun

MTN YafunYafun

This special plan allows new customers to enjoy amazing benefits from the network. These benefits include:

  • 700% bonus on every recharge of N100 and above
  • Free access to WhatsApp

However, calls are billed at 66.67 kobo/sec from the main account and 75 kobo/sec from the bonus account.

The airtime bonus only lasts for 7 days.

After three months on this plan, you will automatically migrate to MTN BetaTalk Tariff Plan.

NB: There is no code for migration to MTN YafunYafun. You are automatically subscribed after you purchase a new SIM.

To check MTN YafunYafun balance, dial *559*43#



This is a profitable plan that gives you a 200% bonus for every recharge below N100 and 300% for every recharge above N100.

To enjoy this benefit, dial *888*PIN#

MTN Pulse

How To Migrate To MTN Pulse

Now, we come to the last but definitely not the least. Some would say this is the best tariff plan MTN offers its customers and the one with the highest number of subscribers. MTN Pulse offers a whooping call rate of 11 kobo/sec to all networks in Nigeria.

But this is only the beginning.

You stand to gain other benefits, such as”

  • MTN Music + streaming
  • Nightlife Bundles
  • Data bonuses and unrivaled promos after every recharge
  • 100% data bonus

How To Migrate To MTN Pulse

Having heard about all these benefits, you must wonder how to migrate to MTN Pulse.

Worry no more.

This is how to migrate to MTN Pulse: dial *406#, *123*2*2# or send 406 to 131

To Wrap Things Up

MTN offers a wide bouquet of interesting data plans perfectly suited to fit their diverse hub of customers anywhere in the world. You must decide which of the plans best suits you and make the necessary choices. Please let us know in the comments below if you have any questions or inquiries.

Daniel Maxwell
Daniel Maxwellhttps://www.d-pari.com
Journalist. Researcher. Writer