Airtel Tariff Plans and How to Migrate

Airtel Tariff Plans

Airtel Networks Limited, commonly known as Airtel, is one of the leading mobile telecommunications company in Nigeria.

It has its headquarter in Lagos, the commercial nerve-center in Nigeria. Airtel Networks Limited is a subsidiary of Airtel Africa Plc, a Pan-African telecommunications company. Airtel Africa Plc has operations in more than 12 countries across Africa.

Airtel Africa is driven by the vision of providing innovative and affordable mobile services to all. In pursuing this vision, the company is being supported by Bharti Airtel, Its largest shareholder. The company’s product offerings include data services and 2G, 3G, and 4G wireless voice. Also, it provides mobile commerce through ‘Airtel Money’.

At the end of March 2020, the company had over 110 million customers across its operations. As of December 2019, Airtel ranked amongst the top three mobile service providers in Nigeria. Also, in terms of subscribers, Airtel has a customer base of more than 47 million.

Airtel Network is one of the best telecommunication networks in Nigeria that offers amazing tariff plans for its subscribers. The network has a lot of tariff plans that its customers can migrate to, to enjoy fantastic bonuses and special rewards.

The following are the lists of Airtel tariff plans that their customers can subscribe to:


Airtel SmartConnect is one of the best Airtel tariff plans. It is the default bonus plan for prepaid customers that offer eight times bonus on every recharge and a 100% INSTANT bonus on every data bundle.

Activating Airtel SmartCONNECT on an Airtel SIM is very simple, follow these steps to start enjoying the benefits:

  • Buy a new Airtel SIM Card,
  • Register the new SIM at any Airtel KYC registration point,
  • Insert the SIM into your phone,
  • Recharge your SIM with a minimum of N100 to start enjoying SmartCONNECT bonuses.

Airtel SmartCONNECT also allows it, subscribers, to register a list of Family and Friends (F&F). This Family and Friends (F&F) list are created by the Airtel network to diminish the general expense of calling our friends and family. By adding the numbers to the Family and Friends list, we will enjoy more talk time hence fabricating a better relationship.

We can add numbers to our Family and Friends list by dialling *311*2*number#, remove number by dialling *311*3*number and check the list of our Family and Friends with *311*4#. Calls made to the registered numbers on the Family and Friends list will be charged from the bonus account.

Also, Local calls will be charged from the main and voice bonus account while International calls will be charged from your main account. Customers on the airtel tariff plan are given bonuses to call the numbers registered on their Family and Friends list.

It is one of the best Airtel tariff plans.

Premier Connect

Premier Connect is one of the best airtel tariff plans. It offers monthly plans with amazing benefits, for example, SMS, voice, and data that gives customers the best value.

Each plan on this tariff plan either DOUBLE or TRIPLE the amount recharged by the subscribers for flexible use. The plan also gives a complimentary allowance on their SMS or a DATA Bundle.

Also, the subscribers get a 100% bonus on every data bundle of 1GB, and above that they buy. Besides, the subscribers are also allowed to receive calls for free while travelling. Migrating to Premier Connect is simple; you just need to dial *254#. To check your available bundle, dial *253#.


Smart value is one of airtel tariff plans. It offers a flat rate of 15 kobos per second to all networks. Subscribers on this tariff plan do not need to pay any extra charges to enjoy the amazing bonuses.

Customers on this tariff plan make international calls at a rate of 20 kobos per second to China, USA, Uk Landline, India, and Canada. Migrating to this tariff plan is free, all you need to do is dial *314#.

Airtel SmartTalk 2.0

Airtel Smart Talk 2.0 is a prepaid plan on the Airtel Network. With this Airtel tariff plan, you can make calls to all networks in Nigeria at 11 kobos per second. Although this attracts a daily access fee of N6 charged on your first call.

Customers on this airtel tariff plan also make international calls at 20 kobos per second to Canada, USA, China, UK Landline, and India. Migrating to Airtel SmartTalk 2.0 plan is free, just dial *315#. Airtel SmartTalk is one of the best Airtel tariff plans, It is also known as No Hassles or Talk Smart.

Smart Premier

Smart Premier is one of Airtel tariff plans. This Airtel tariff plan allows the customers on it; to make calls at a rate of 11 kobos per second to all networks in Nigeria.

Also, customers can make calls to five major international destinations after the first minute of the day have been charged 40 kobos per second. To migrate to Airtel Smart Premier, send YES to 318 or dial *318#.

The following are the other benefits enjoyed by customers on this airtel tariff plan:

  • Customers on the tariff plan get up to up to 500 minutes of free incoming calls while roaming when they make a recharge of N5000 and above within a month.
  • Customers get up to 150 MB data bonus on every recharge.
  • The subscribers don’t need to pay a daily access fee like smart-talk.
  • All calls to all networks in Nigeria are at 11k/sec after the 1st min of the day at 40k/sec.
  • All calls to UK landlines, US, India, Canada, China are at 11k/sec after the 1st min of the day at 40k/sec.

Airtel SmartTrybe

SmartTrybe is one of Airtel tariff plans that is specially designed to keep customers connected with everything that’s up with their Trybe.

The tariff gives the best rates on calls to all networks and data, night browsing for your favourite series, movies, music, and special campus data deals. Also, you will get more data when you buy data plans on campus.

The first recharge of N100 will give 5MB and the second recharge of N100 within that week will give 10MB to make up the expected 15MB within a week. On this plan, the maximum MB to get per week is 15MB.

Besides, It offers night browsing plans, for example, where you use N25 for 500MB and so on. The validity for the night browsing is 12 am to 5 am. To migrate to the Airtel SmartTrybe, send ‘CAMPUS’ to 312 or just dial *312#.

Airtel SmartTRYBE Junior

Airtel SmartTrybe Junior is a specially designed tariff plan on the Airtel network. It is an airtel tariff plan that was designed to keep the children to their parents by adding certain features.

To migrate to SmartTRYBE Junior, dial *317# from an Airtel line. Additional features on the SmartTRYBE includes:

  • Free SMS & calls to Dad & Mum from the kid’s line,
  • 100% bonus on all data purchases from 200MB and above to browse,
  • 10% bonus of airtime is being transferred to the kid’s line when the parents recharge.
  • The courses presented to the kids to make learning easier are being approved by the NERDC (Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council).

SmartTRYBE Junior App is an app provided by Airtel SmartTRYBE, which provides educational solutions that makes learning a lot easier for children in primary and secondary schools. It comes with a 3D interactive multimedia-based learning environment.

The study materials are developed in accord with the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Education for students/pupils in the West African sub-region.

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