MTN is one of the largest telecommunication networks in Nigeria with a wide community of subscribers. These subscribers range from those in Nigeria and those that loves traveling to other countries and if you are one of these people, you need to know MTN roaming rates.
MTN Nigeria offers variety of tariff plans, cheaper calls and browsing rate both in Nigeria and abroad that their various customers can enjoy. The network also offers roaming services that allows their customers who travel on vacation, business or other purposes use their MTN line in the country they travel to, this is made possible because MTN has partnered with networks in different countries across the Globe.
MTN has partnered with over 41 countries in the world to produce amazing MTN roaming rates, the network has wider coverage when compared to the 21 countries that is covered by its counterpart network Glo.
Also, MTN roaming service is available to all MTN customers, both prepaid and postpaid customers and does not attract any monthly fee, connection fee, and no deposit before you can start using the roaming service.
However, available roaming services like voice calls, sending SMS comes at different rate depending on the country or MTN eligible destination the customer travels to.
There is good news for MTN customers who want to travel to the various MTN eligible destinations as MTN offers international calls at same rate to both land lines and mobile numbers.
Compiling an essential list of all things roaming so you worry no more
- Glo IDD and Slasher which let’s you make calls at 11 kobo per second roaming call rate
- Airtel Smart Talk with 20kobo per second roaming call rate
- Glo roaming rates and packages
- Airtel smartVALUE with 20kobo per second roaming call rate
- 9mobile roaming bundles
- Airtel roaming bundles
- Airtel smartPREMIER with Free roaming incoming calls
- 9mobile moreFLEX with free incoming calls
- 9mobile moreLife prepaid plan with 15 kobo per second roaming call rate
- MTN international roaming bundles
That list is essentially all you need to know about roaming in Nigeria no mater the network – MTN, Glo, 9mobile or Airtel.
Please note that international call tariff may vary for different countries. Below are calls and SMS rate for different country or international destinations that has partnership with MTN.
MTN Roaming Rates for about 30 countries
- ANGOLA: Angola is one of the Africa countries that MTN has partnered with, so MTN customers who travel to Angola can use their MTN line and enjoy MTN roaming rates at N180 per minute and SMS rate at N35 per SMS.
- AUSTRALIA: Another country MTN has roaming partnership with is Australia; call rates of the country is very cheap and goes a low rate of N39.6 per minute. However the SMS rate for Australia is a bit high at N50 per SMS.
- BELGIUM: This country also offer roaming services with MTN line, calls goes for N138 while SMS goes for the rate of N50 per SMS.
- BENIN: This is another Africa country that has partnership with MTN and Benin has call rates similar to that of Belgium with call rates goes for N138 per minute while SMS for this country is cheaper at N35 per SMS.
- BRAZIL: Brazil is a South American country that MTN has partnership with, offering call rates as low as N60 per minutes and SMS goes for N20 per SMS.
- BURKINA FASO: Call rate of this country is quite expensive at N150 per minute and N35 per SMS
- CAMEROON: Cameroon is one of the Africa countries that has roaming partnership with MTN. They offer calls at N120 per minute and SMS at N35 per SMS.
- EGYPT: Egypt also has affordable roaming rates for calls as the call rate goes for N72 per minute while SMS goes for N35 per SMS.
- FRANCE: MTN Roaming call rate are cheaper for France than that of Egypt at N39.6 per minute and high SMS rate of N50 per SMS.
- CANADA: Canada has one of the cheapest MTN roaming rates when it comes to calls and SMS. Calls goes at a rate of N30 per min while SMS goes at the rate of N20 per SMS.
- GARBON: This country also has partnership with MTN for it’s roaming rates but Garbon has a high call rate and cheaper SMS rate. Calls goes for N180 per min while SMS goes for N20 per SMS.
- GHANA: Ghana is also one of MTN eligible destinations as they have partnership with the network. MTN call rates in Ghana is a bit high at N138 per minute and SMS is N35 per SMS.
- INDIA: India is another country with cheap MTN call and SMS rate. India’s MTN call rates goes for N30 per minute while SMS goes for N35 per SMS.
- ITALY: Call rate for Italy is N39.6 (H3G/internatica-120) per minute while SMS goes for N35 per SMS
- IVORY COAST: Call is a bit high in this country because calls are charged at N150 per minute while SMS goes for N35 per SMS
- JAMAICA: Jamaica is another country having roaming partnership with MTN.In Jamaica, calls made while roaming are charged at N120 per minute while SMS are charged at N35 per SMS
- JAPAN: Call rate for this country is quite cheap at N45 per minute and N35 minute per SMS
- LEBONON: Call rate in Lebanon are higher than that of japan and goes for N84 per minute while SMS are charged at N35 per SMS
- LIBERIA: This country has a high call rate at N180 per minute and N35 per SMS
- LIBYA: MTN call rates in this country goes for N148 per minute while SMS are charged at N35 per SMS
- MALAYSIA: This country also has partnership with MTN for it’s MTN roaming rates, thereby having very cheap call rates and SMS rate like Canada. MTN calls are charged at N30 per minute while SMS are charged at N20 per SMS
- MALI: MTN call rate for this country is quite expensive at N150 per minute and N35 per SMS
- NETHERLANDS: You also get MTN roaming rates in Netherlands, although MTN call rate in the country is a bit high at N150 per minute and SMS at N60 per SMS.
- NIGER: Niger also offer MTN roaming rates with call rate at N138 per minute and SMS at N35 per SMS
- PAKISTAN: MTN call rates and SMS rates are also very cheap in Pakistan because calls are charged at N30 per minute while SMS are charged at N20 per SMS
- IRELAND: Due to Ireland’s MTN roaming rate partnership, Ireland offers call rates at N39.6 per minute and N50 per SMS
- UNITED STATES: United States also offers great MTN roaming rates with cheaper call rates at N30 per minute and N20 per SMS.
- UNITED KINGDOM: Call and SMS rate are more expensive in the United Kingdom than in the US even with their MTN roaming rates partnership. MTN calls in England are charged at N39.6 per minute while SMS are charged at N50 per SMS.
- UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: MTN calls and SMS rates in the UAE is quite affordable at N60 per minute and N35 per SMS
- UKRAINE: MTN roaming call rates in Ukraine is insane with MTN calls being charged at N250.2 per minute while SMS are charged at N50 per SMS.
- TURKEY: MTN calls goes for N84 per minute while SMS goes for N50 per SMS
- UGANDA: Call rate for this country is N150 per minute and SMS is cheap at N20 per SMS
- TOGO: Call rate in Togo is #148 naira while SMS rate is #20 per SMS
- SPAIN: Spain also has cheap MTN roaming call rate at N48 per minute and high SMS rate at N50 per SMS
- South Africa: South Africa are the owners of MTN and also has MTN roaming service. MTN call rate is very cheap in this country, you can make calls for as low as N39.6 per minute and SMS at N35 per SMS