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How to purchase various Glo data plans, buy, share data via USSD, others

How to purchase various Glo data plans, buy, share data via USSD, others

Globacom, popularly known as Glo, prides itself on having the largest data network in the nation. The network service provider currently has the most affordable data plans when compared to other networks, but many subscribers have complained about the poor internet service in some areas.

Yet, many people continue to patronise the Glo data plan. With the introduction of Glo’s 4G LTE network, which is available in some locations and provides blazing-fast connectivity, the network service provider continues to get more customers. 

So, how can a potential customer subscribe to the Glo data plan? What are the various categories of the Glo data plan?

What is the Glo data plan?

Glo has several data plans to suit every individual’s needs. There are Glo data plans for daily, weekly, weekend, night, social media use and even for young people and students. 

A lot of people prefer the Glo network due to the bonuses they offer to their customers whenever they buy a Glo data plan or even recharge their phones. If you have not started using the Glo network, you are missing huge in terms of the bonuses they offer.

Glo data plan code

Glo data plan code

On the Glo network, two different subscription codes can be used by Glo customers. One can subscribe by using *777# or *127#. Both codes perform the same function but in different forms.  The major difference between them is that the customers that use the *777# have to go through a lengthy process, while *127# is a shorter code to subscribe to data plans faster.

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How to buy Glo data plan

How to buy Glo data plan

Glo offers a variety of data plans that can meet every customer’s needs. Whether you are a business owner or a student, there is always a plan for you. Here are some of Glo’s data plans and how to buy them

Glo 100 Naira data plan

N100 for 100MB | Campus Data Booster: Dial *777# and select Campus booster plan to subscribe. Valid for two days. 

N100 Daily Plan | To subscribe, dial *127*51#, or dial *777# to choose from the daily plans. This plan offers 150MB of data, which is valid for one day. 

N100 Naira 1GB plan | Dial *777# and select the option of the special plan to subscribe to the special data plan. This is only available at night, from 12 a.m. to 5 a.m., and works for one day only.

Glo 200 Naira data plan

Dial *777# and choose weekly plans to sign up for the N200 two-Day Plan, which offers 350MB of data valid for two days. 

N200 for 200MB Campus Booster | Dial *777# to access the campus booster plans with a four-day validity period, then select the plan to subscribe to. 

Special Plans| Dial *777# and select Special Plans to subscribe to the 1GB data plan, which costs N300. It has a one-day validity.

Glo 500 Naira data plan

TGIF Weekend Plan | Dial *127*61#  or *777# and choose weekend plans to sign up for the TGIF N500 Weekend Plan, which offers 3GB of data, valid for only weekends. 

14-day Plan| Dial *127*57# or *777# and choose weekly plans to sign up for the 500 Naira 14-day Plan, which offers 1.8GB of data good for two weeks.

2GB for N500 Naira for two days data plan | To subscribe to a particular package, dial *777#.

Glo monthly data plans

Glo offers monthly data plans. To subscribe to any of these plans, simply dial *777# and select monthly data plans, then choose any of the following:

  • 3.9GB data plan for 1,000 Naira valid for 30 days
  • 7.5GB data plan for 1,500 Naira valid for 30 days
  • 9.2GB data plan for 2,000 Naira valid for 30 days
  • 10.8GB data plan for 2,500 Naira valid for 30 days
  • 14GB data plan for 3,000 Naira valid for 30 days
  • 18GB data plan for 4,000 Naira valid for 30 days
  • 24GB data plan for 5,000 Naira valid for 30 days, and many others.

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How to share Glo data with family and friends

How to share Glo data with family and friends

Three methods are available to share Glo’s data plan with family and friends. They are the normal USSD option, the direct Glo data code and SMS.

The steps listed below can be used to share data using the straight code. 

Method 1: USSD code

  • Open your dialler and Input the recipient’s phone numbers after *127*01*. E.g. *127*01*07130300000# 
  • Click Send

Method 2: Direct Glo code

  • Dial *777#
  • Select Data, which is option 1
  • Select the Share data plan option under Option 5
  • Select Share, which is option 1
  • Send after entering the recipient’s phone number
  • You will receive a confirmation message that your data share has been successful

Method 3: Text message 

  • Open your messaging app. 
  • Type “Share” and the recipient’s phone number after that. 
  • Send to 127 

When you share data through any of the aforementioned methods, the recipient can now use your data for however long they want, up until you drop them from the plan.

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