2 Critical Reasons to Buy a Data Plan Instead of PAYU in Nigeria

Buy a Data Plan from Your Network providers (MTN, Glo, Airtel and 9Mobile) or avoid using internet in Nigeria, to dodge unnecessary expenses and charges.


Why data Plans for Our Devices?

Without subscribing for a data plan in Nigeria, you’ll be merely wasting your money, and feeding your network providers without credits.

And as a concerned, I must share this post.

But should you stop going online, just because the cost of a data plan might not be pocket friendly?


I guess no.

But if you must make use of the internet, there is every season to subscribe for a data plan, instead of paying as you use.

What is PAYU?

The term PAYU means Pay as You Use (PAYU). And the rates are charged per kilobyte at a rate of 5k/ KB.

This is what network providers in Nigeria charge user who have no active data plans for their devices.

Some are automated, while you must accept it, to be used for charging you.


The Constraints to Look Into

Being charged with PAYU translates approximately to N51.20 per megabyte (MB).

If you intend to surf the net (use Facebook, View mails and other stuffs), it is STRONGLY buy a Data plan from the list available for your network.

A fully loaded Facebook page from a large screen or desktop device might even cost more than 2 Megabits.

In other words, someone may be charged N110 for just loading a single page on the internet, without a data plan.


The Solution

Before you connect to the internet, you need to purchase at least, a daily data plan from your network providers.


There are daily, weekly and monthly data plans that will save you some money while learning and making use of the internet.


The motivation

A client came to my office this morning for an internet marketing deal, and when I asked her for the data plan she uses, I observed she never knew anything about plans.
However, he surfs the net like every other person.

He loads and read posts from Google, Facebook and other heavy sites out there.

And that was the reason why I paid Glo portal a visit to learn more about this thing.


The Implication

She was being charged so much that even his house rent couldn’t be measured with.

At least, N200 (two hundred Naira on daily basis).



Now; it’s over to you!



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