Experience 5G the right way.

Stream your favourite movies in 4K, make video calls with your loved ones without buffering or lag, enjoy quality gaming experience, and carry out downloads with super-fast speeds with the MTN 5G network in Nigeria.

Simply put, 5G is the fifth generation of wireless technology. With download speeds up to 10 times faster than its predecessor, 5G will reinvent how we use the internet and bring us to a new phase of technological advancement with never-before-seen innovations and applications.

How To Get On 5G in Nigeria

To experience the power of 5G, you need a 5G capable smartphone or a 5G router and a 4G enabled SIM card. If you purchase our 5G broadband router, you’ll get a welcome bonus of 100GB and if you activate your 5G capable smartphone on the MTN network, you will receive a “one-off” 5GB activation bonus.

To find out how and for more information, see the FAQs below or contact us on TwitterInstagram, or Facebook.

5G coverage is available in several locations nationwide. Click below to find out 5G covered areas.

Get your 5G-ready device.

To take advantage of everything 5G has to offer, you need a 5G-ready smartphone or 5G-enabled router.

Mobile Phones Compatible with MTN 5G

One way to experience the 5G network is with a 5G capable smartphone. So, unless your phone is 5G-enabled, you’ll need a new 5G phone to access the MTN 5G network and open your world to endless possibilities!

Just for activating your 5G smartphone on the MTN network, you will receive the following;

  • 5GB FREE “one-off” data
  • 11GB FREE data on selected data bundle purchases from N5,000 for 3 months. (please see FAQs for more information)

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is 5G?What is 5G?

A. 5G stands for the fifth generation of mobile communications.

This next generation promises users faster internet speeds, while increasing network efficiency and improving the flexibility of wireless services.

How does 5G work?How does 5G work?

A. 5G works on the same mobile network principles as the 4G LTE network. However, 5G users will get an upgraded experience on the 4G network with more flexibility, scalability, and connectivity.

Will a 5G phone work where 5G service is limited or unavailable?Will a 5G phone work where 5G service is limited or unavailable?

A. Yes, they will. The 5G phones currently on the market will automatically access the lesser 4G LTE and below networks available in non-5G zones.

Does 5G need fibre optic?Does 5G need fibre optic?

A. Yes, it does. With 5G, users will be able to access the internet using wireless transmitters that are connected to fibre optic cables.

Fibre enables users to enjoy the full benefits of 5G including reliability, speed, and security.

What is the speed of 5G?What is the speed of 5G?

A. Unlike 4G which is capable of reaching speed levels of 100 megabits per second (Mbps), 5G is capable of up to 10 gigabits per second (Gbps). Which is 100 times the maximum speed of the present 4G technology.