The night owls who use MTN’s Night data bundle (3GB data cap from 9pm-6am daily) are saying Goodbye and farewell to the data plan right now, as MTN has discontinued this plan and a number of others. Other discontinued data plans include:
– Weekend 3GB
– Daytime 3GB
– Monthly 5GB
Personally, I stopped using MTN’s data service a long time ago, as I found it erratic and generally unreliable. The Night plan was a disaster on the network’s internet Quality of Service. As I recall, if I was browsing using MTN (I usually used a 24-hour plan), once it was 9pm, the connection would terminate and getting re-connected was harder than passing a Boeing 747 through the eye of a needle. Where a connection was obtained, one could barely do anything with it.
Apparently, MTN has wizened up. Shall we expect better speeds and greater reliability from the Y’hello boys’ mobile internet service from now on? Hopefully.
Data is the next big thing, and MTN needs to get that right. Perhaps, I may find myself dusting my MTN SIM for some mobile internet action again one of these days. Just maybe.
Founder of MobilityArena. Yomi’s journey in mobile started in 2001. Besides obsessing over mobile phones, he also started creating WAP sites (early mobile-friendly websites created with HDML/WML). He began writing about phones in 2004 and has been at it since then. He has owned over 200 devices, from Symbian, Palm, PocketPC/Windows Mobile, BlackBerry/BB10, webOS, Windows Phone, Firefox, Ubuntu Touch, to Android, iOS, and KaiOS operating systems.