Prices, Codes, Balance, Borrow and Share Data

Nigeria’s very own Glo has lately been on a freebie spree, offering unmatched deals to internet users. However, beginning from April 2017, Glo issued new terms and conditions to customers who want to keep enjoying her amazing deals. Notwithstanding, the Glo data plan still remains the most affordable in the country, outdoing big players like MTN, Etisalat and “the smartphone network” Airtel.

This article offers information about the current Glo data plan including subscription codes and prices for Android, iOS, Windows and Blackberry devices. Also, find useful guidelines on how you can share your data with friends and borrow data from Glo.

Glo Data Plan For Android, iOS, Windows, Modem

No matter how good a deal from a network service provider may appear, it is done in a bid to improve business profit. Glo was able to attract quite a huge number of subscribers with a new data plan only to slash the data volume in half and issue a new clause months later.

Before the new clause was introduced in April 2017, all Glo customers were able to get 1.6 GB of data for as low as ₦500. The cheapest was the daily plan of 30 MB for ₦50 and the most expensive was the monthly plan of 45 MB for ₦18,000. However, these are still possible if the user meets some REQUIREMENTS outlined below:

  • All NEW Customers to the Glo network would enjoy the previous data volume, now referred to as “double data volume”
  • All Existing/OLD customers who continue to subscribe will enjoy double data volume.
  • However, customers who fail to renew their subscription within 3 Days of Expiry of their data plans would lose out on the double data volume BUT get HALF Data Volume for the SAME PRICE.




The Table Below, outlines, daily, weekly and monthly Glo Data Plans for Android, iOS, Windows and Modem Devices.

PRICE (₦) DATA VOLUME DOUBLE DATA VOLUME (100% BONUS) VALIDITY SMS to 777 USSD CODE
50 15 MB 30 MB 1 Day 14 *127*14#
100 35 MB 70 MB 1 Day 51 *127*51#
200 100 MB 200 MB 5 Days 56 *127*56#
500 800 MB 1.6 GB 10 Days 57 *127*57#
1,000 1.6 GB 3.2GB 30 Days 53 *127*53#
2,000 3.75GB 7.5GB 30 Days 55 *127*55#
2,500 5GB 10GB 30 Days 58 *127*58#
3,000 6GB 12GB 30 Days 54 *127*54#
4,000 8GB 16GB 30 Days 59 *127*59#
5,000 12GB 24GB 30 Days 11 *127*2#
8,000 16GB 32GB 30 Days 12 *127*1#
10,000 23GB 46GB 30 Days 15 *127*11#
15,000 30GB 60GB 30 Days 16 *127*12#
18,000 45 GB 90GB 30 Days 17 *127*13#

POINTS TO NOTE

DATA BOOST: If You Are Out of Data Before Your Expiry Date OR You Just Want To Boost Your Current Data Plan, You Can Do That By Dailing *777# to “Buy Extra Data”. Two Options are available: 300 MB for ₦200 OR 1 GB for ₦1,000. The later is only for customers on 1 GB plan and above.

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The data plan table above is applicable to both 3G and 4G LTE Devices. Customers with 4G LTE phones previously had their own special data plan bundles, but Glo recently merged both into one data plan.

Glo Data Plan

Glo Flexi Plans

The Flexi plan, as the name implies is suitable for customers who require a specific flexibility.

PLAN NAME PRICE (₦) DATA VOLUME VALIDITY SMS to 777 USSD CODE
TGIF – N500_WEEKEND_PLAN 500 3GB 7 days (Weekend – Saturday 12 am – Sunday 11.59pm) 61 *127*61#
N200_NIGHT_PLAN 200 1GB 1 day (12 am – 5 am) 60 *127*60#
G 100 6,000 4GB 100 Hrs or 30 days 20 *127*5#
G 300 15,000 12GB 300 Hrs or 3 Months 21 *127*4#
G-Leisure 5,000 12GB 8 PM to 9 AM – Weekdays + All day on Weekends 30 *127*7#
G-Work 6,000 12GB 8 AM to 9 PM 31 *127*6#

GLO Campus Data Booster

A students’ favourite, the Glo Campus Data Booster gives students amazing value for their money. This service gives customers 10 times the value of their data subscription whenever they are on campus with NO EXTRA COST.


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Even non-students get to enjoy the deal, you just have to be in the campus premises. Customers would also get free “on-net” talk time to Glo customers and free data to gift to friends.

The service is available on all campuses nationwide, including Customs, Immigration and Police training institutes.

PRICE (₦) DATA VOLUME OFF-CAMPUS ON-CAMPUS GLO – GLO BONUS (₦) FREE DATA GIFTING VALIDITY
100 100 MB 100 MB 225 MB 100 25 MB 2 Days
200 200 MB 200 MB 450 MB 200 50 MB 4 Days
500 500 MB 500 MB 1.12 GB 500 125 MB 7 Days
1,000 1 GB 1 GB 2.25 GB 1,000 250 MB 15 Days
2,000 2 GB 2 GB 4.5 GB 2,000 500 MB 30 Days
5,000 5 GB 5 GB 11.2 GB 5,000 1.25 GB 30 Days

To Activate any of the above campus data booster plans, Dial *777#, select option 1 (4G-3G Data plan), select 1 (Buy 4G-3G Data plan), select 5 (Campus booster) then choose from the list of options available.

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POINTS TO NOTE – Campus Data Booster

A normal data plan will not double on campus, it has to be a campus data booster plan.

The Campus Data cannot be “shared” but can be “gifted”.

Unused campus data booster CANNOT be carried over to the next subscription.

Outside the Campus booster zone, the campus booster plan will work as a normal plan.

See more Glo Campus Booster FAQs here.

Glo Data Plan For Blackberry 10

Starting from December 17, 2016, Glo discontinued their service to Blackberry phones using the BB OS 7 and below. However, they stuck with the Blackberry 10 and higher devices.

Customers who still had data on their BB OS 7 devices were asked to switch to the BB 10 or higher devices to continue using their data. All Glo data bundles made for the BB OS 7 including the BB Complete, Absolute and BIS plans are now defunct.

Just like with the Android, iOS and Windows, Glo created a unified data plan for BB 10 devices meaning that the same data plan gives access to 2G, 3G and 4G LTE.

However, there are some EXCEPTIONS to the BB 10 plan including that BB 10 plans are NOT giftable and shareable.

The aforementioned 3-Day Grace period also applies to the BB 10 plans. If customers purchase or renew their BB 10 data plan within 3-days of expiry or exhaustion, they will receive the double data volume (100%), else, their next data value would be split in half.

The Unified Glo Data Plan Bundles For the BB 10

PRICE (₦) DATA VOLUME DOUBLE DATA VOLUME (100% BONUS) VALIDITY SMS to 777 USSD CODE
100 35 MB 70 MB 1 Day BB100 *777*4#
200 100 MB 200 MB 5 Days BB200 *777*5#
500 800 MB 1.6 GB 10 Days BB500 *777*7#
1,000 1.6 GB 3.2 GB 30 Days BB1000 *777*8#
2,000 3.75 GB 7.5 GB 30 Days BB2000 *777*9#
2, 500 5 GB 10 GB 30 Days BB2500 *777*10#
3,000 6 GB 12 GB 30 Days BB3000 *777*17#
4,000 8 GB 16 GB 30 Days BB4000 *777*18#
5,000 12 GB 24 GB 30 Days BB5000 *777*19#
8,000 16 GB 16 GB 30 Days BB8000 *777*20#
15,000 30 GB 60 GB 30 Days BB15000 *777*410#
18,000 45 GB 90 GB 30 Days BB18000 *777*411#

NOTE: The Glo BB 10 Unified Plans Will NOT WORK on Glo Sims inserted in modem devices

How Do I Check My Glo Data Balance?

To Check Your Glo data balance across all devices, dial *127*0# OR SMS “INFO” to 127. An alert would be sent to you stating how much of your data is left as well as the due date for auto-renewal.

Glo 4G LTE

4G LTE – “Long Term Evolution” is Glo’s latest flagship offering to its customers. It is the world’s most advanced wireless data technology after the 3G. Offering uber fast internet speed, 4G LTE users can download 1 GB worth of data within minutes and 3 MB audio file in seconds.

To become a user of this advanced tech innovation, follow the steps below:

  • Buy a new Glo LTE sim card from any Gloworld nearest to you. OR if you are already a Glo customer, you can swap your current sim.
  • Buy a 4G enabled smartphone. Smartphones currently supporting the network include the iPhone SE and higher iPhones, BlackBerry DTEK 50, BlackBerry Priv STV100-4, HTC One M9+, Microsoft Lumia 950, Samsung Galaxy S7 (also Duos and Edge), Alcatel One Touch Pop 4 LTE and more.
  • To check if your current device supports the Glo 4G LTE, SMS 4G to 400.
  • Be Sure that your current location has the LTE coverage.
  • Glo 4G LTE is currently available in Lagos, Ogun, Rivers State, Delta, Edo, Eket, Kaduna, Adamawa (ABTI University) and more. Glo is working on making the coverage nationwide.

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Glo data plan

How To Borrow Data From Glo

Out of Data, broke but urgently need to be online? The Glo Borrow Me Data Service allows customers to request for data when their bundle is exhausted.

A 15% transaction fee will be charged on your next recharge. For example, if you bought ₦500 worth of data, you will be charged ₦575 on your next recharge. The deduction is made 3 days/72 hours after you activate the Borrow Me Data service.

To be eligible to use the service, the customer must have been a consistent Glo subscriber for at least 5 months.

Customers can pay for the service with airtime received via the ME2U service.

Data volumes available for borrow on the Glo Borrow Me Data Service is outlined below

PRICE (₦) DATA VOLUME VALIDITY RECOVERED AMOUNT (₦)
50 30 MB 1 Day 57.50
100 60 MB 1 Day 115
200 200 MB 5 Days 230
500 1.6 GB 7 Days 575
1,000 3.2 GB 30 Days 1,150

To Borrow Data from Glo, the customer must first apply for the service by dialling *321# to obtain/register a secret passcode. This passcode would be required to make subsequent Borrow Me transactions by dialling *321# and following the voice prompt.

Glo data plan

How To Share Your Glo Data With Friends And Family

Glo Share Data service allows customers to share a single data plan with family and friends.

STEPS

  • First Add/Register Friends To Your Share Account By dialling *127*01*[friend’s number]# OR, SMS “Share [friend’s number]” to 127.
  • Those you Share Data With Will Be Notified via SMS and automatically be connected to the internet.
  • To Remove a number from your share list, Dial *127*02*[friend’s number]# OR SMS Remove [friend’s number]” to 127.
  • To view a list of those you are sharing your data with, dial *127*00# or Send “List” to 127.

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How To Gift Data To Friends And Family

The Glo “Gift” service allows you to buy a data bundle and gift them to loved ones. Customers who do no want to “share” their data often opt for this service.

STEPS

Dial *127*[USSD_Plan_Number]*[friend’s number]#. For example, if you want to gift friend the daily 15 MB data which goes for ₦50, dial 127*12714*0805XXXXXXX# OR

SMS Gift “Friends Number” to 127.

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