Is Airtel Unlimited Data Bundle Plans (2017) truly unlimited ??

Are you among those trying to figure out if the recently introduced Airtel unlimited data bundle Plans is truly unlimited as claimed, Then this post explains all there’s to know

Here in this article we will as possible as we can do justice to questions that may have been boarding minds of Nigerians regarding the acclaimed newly launched unlimited data plans by Airtel Nigeria

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You’d recalled that Airtel Nigeria sometimes last week introduced what it called Truly Unlimited, well thousands of Nigerians has since then voiced out, doubting if truly customers can trust the claim

Airtel Unlimited Data 2017 Plan

Of course customers are not to be blame for questioning, but the Telecom Company is to share the blame,  why ? for releasing an half baked information, how do i mean ?

How can you launch something with same validity period but different prices without proper detailed information as to what users are to except.. see example below

Airtel Unlimited 3G Data Prices (2017)

  • Unlimited 10 for N10,000
  • Unlimited 15 for N15,000
  • And Unlimited 20 for N20,000

How then are we to clearly define what each entails ? poor and incomplete information..This as led thousand of customers to ask why the expiring date for the N10,000 plan is same for  N15,000 and N20,000 plans (30 days).

Now to the main point, cos am sure you eager to have an answer to your question if the Airtel Unlimited Data Plans (2017) is truly unlimited ??

Truly speaking, am yet to subscribe to any of the bundle plans, but findings suggest each of the plan comes with fair usage policy, how do mean ? read on..

According to information made available to us, we were informed that a concerned user had contacted Airtel Customers Care which revealed the true hidden details left unannounced regarding the fair usage

Airtel Unlimited 3G Fair Usage Policy

  • Unlimited 10: full 3G speed up to 40 GB usage, then throttled, (still usable to brows and download)
  • Unlimited 15: full 3G speed up to 65 GB usage, then throttled. (still usable to brows and download)
  • Unlimited 20: full 3G speed up to 100 GB usage, then throttled. (still usable to brows and download)

The throttle speed is said to be 256 kbps once you reach the limit, However users can still brows and as well download till month end but not with full 3G speeds.

Customers still withing fair usage can expect a downloading speed between 1-4 Mbps

See also : Latest MTN Data Plan July 2017 : Prices & CODE For Android, iOS, PC

In conclusion, the Airtel Unlimited data Plan judging from the above submission is truly unlimited, but with a speed throttling which isn’t that bad after all.. so the decision now lies right in your court to decide. To subscribe to any of these unlimited plans you can simply dial this code *141# and follow the on screen prompts.

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