Whenever Glo data plans are mentioned, one thing is certain, more “data volume” for your money. In fact, Glo is arguably the best telecoms service provider in Nigeria with the highest data plan allocation you can get for affordable pricing.
Glo Mobile is an indigenous data network provider and claims to be the grandmasters of data.
The self-titled grandmasters of data offer the cheapest data plans in the country. One thing is important though, you must ensure you are in Glo coverage areas with a fast and stable internet connection to fully enjoy their services.
If you’re using the Glo 4G enabled SIM on your Android smartphone, iPhone, Mifi, or Modem, and you are connected to their 4G network then you’ll definitely have a high-speed internet connection.
In this article, we will be taking an extensive look at all the 3G and 4G data plans available on the Glo network.
So if cheap data sounds good to you, you might want to stick around much longer as we walk you through everything that has to do with Glo data plans in Nigeria.
All Glo Data Bundle Plans, Prices, Validity and USSD Codes
There are quite a lot of data bundle plans available on the Glo network, and all of them are well suited for individuals with different internet browsing needs.
The Glo data plans can be used on different devices ranging from Android to iOS smartphones, Laptops, Smart TVs, PC, and any internet enabled gadgets you can possibly think of.
Let’s get right to it.
Below is the list of all Glo standard data plans, prices and codes from the daily data plans to weekly data plans and the most popular of them all, the monthly data plans.
|Plan Name||Price||Data Volume||Data Volume with Bonus||Validity||SMS to 127||USSD Code|
|₦25 daily plan||₦25||10mb||12.5mb||1 day||32||*127*32#|
|₦50 daily plan||₦50||22mb||27.5mb||1 day||14||*127*14#|
|₦100 daily plan||₦100||80mb||92mb||2 days||51||*127*51#|
|₦200 weekly plan||₦200||210mb||242mb||4 days||56||*127*56#|
|₦500 bi-weekly plan||₦500||800mb||920mb||14 days||57||*127*57#|
|₦1,000 monthly plan||₦1,000||1.6gb||1.8gb||30 days||53||*127*53#|
|₦2,000 monthly plan||₦2,000||4gb||5gb||30 days||55||*127*55#|
|₦2,500 monthly plan||₦2,500||5.75gb||7.2gb||30 days||58||*127*58#|
|₦3,000 monthly plan||₦3,000||7gb||8.75gb||30 days||54||*127*54#|
|₦4,000 monthly plan||₦4,000||10gb||12.5gb||30 days||59||*127*59#|
|₦5,000 monthly plan||₦5,000||12.5gb||15.6gb||30 days||11||*127*2#|
|₦8,000 monthly plan||₦8,000||20gb||25gb||30 days||12||*127*1#|
|₦10,000 monthly plan||₦10,000||26gb||32.5gb||30 days||15||*127*11#|
|₦15,000 monthly plan||₦15,000||42gb||52.5gb||30 days||16||*127*12#|
|₦18,000 monthly plan||₦18,000||50gb||62.5gb||30 days||17||*127*13#|
|₦20,000 monthly plan||₦20,000||63gb||78.75gb||30 days||33||*127*33#|
Glo Daily Data Plans
The Glo daily data plans are perfect for anyone that wants to have a feel of the Glo network before committing to a weekly or monthly data plan or maybe you just need internet access for a short period of time.
If this is the case, then the Glo daily data plans are well suited for your needs.
Below are the available Glo daily data plans to choose from.
₦25 Data Plan
This is the cheapest daily plan you can get anywhere in Nigeria as at the time of writing this article.
This Glo data plan will cost you ₦25 for 10MB worth of Glo data, and it is only valid for one day (24 hours). It also comes with a bonus data of 2.5MB so you get 12.5MB worth of data in total.
To buy this Glo data plan, simply dial *127*32# or send “32” to 127.
₦50 Data Plan
This Glo data plan will costs you ₦50 for a data allocation of 22MB and it is valid for one day (24 hours). It also comes with an additional bonus data of 5.5MB so you get 27.5MB worth of data in total.
To purchase this data plan, simply dial *127*14# or send “14” to 127.
₦100 Data Plan
This Glo data plan will set you back only ₦100 and 80MB worth of Glo data will be allocated to you for a validity period of 2 days (48 hours). You will also get a bonus data of 12MB making the total data volume of 92MB.
To subscribe to this data plan, simply dial *127*51# or send “51” to 127.
Glo Weekly & Bi-Weekly Data Plans
₦200 Data Plan
This Glo data plan costs ₦200 for 210MB worth of Glo data that is valid for 4 days. A bonus data of 32MB is also allocated to you after subscribing to this data plan. In total, you get 242MB worth of data.
To activate this data plan, simply dial *127*56# or send “56” to 127.
₦500 Data Plan
This Glo data plan costs ₦500 and for this price, you get 800MB worth of Glo data, which is valid for 2 weeks (14 days). This Glo data plan comes with an additional 120MB bonus data making the total data volume of 920MB for ₦500.
To buy this data plan, simply dial *127*57# or send “57” to 127.
Glo Monthly Data Plans
Monthly data plans are the most popular data plans amongst internet users regardless of the choice of network.
Glo has a variety of monthly 3G and 4G data plans to cater to every user. And most importantly these data plans are amongst the cheapest data plans you can get across in all the telecoms service providers in Nigeria.
Below are the monthly data plans available on the Glo network.
₦1,000 Data Plan
This Glo data plan is priced at ₦1,000 and you get 1.6GB worth of Glo and a bonus data of 200MB making it a total of 1.8GB data. Validity period is 30 days.
This is, without doubt, the most data volume you can get for this price in Nigeria. They’re not grandmasters of data for nothing.
To subscribe to this data plan, simply dial *127*53# or send “53” to 127.
₦2,000 Data Plan
This Glo data plan costs ₦2,000 for a data allocation of 4GB and a bonus data of 1GB making the total data volume for this plan a sizable 5GB. Validity period is also 30 days.
To purchase this data plan, simply dial *127*55# or send “55” to 127.
₦2,500 Data Plan
This Glo data plan will cost you ₦2,500 for 7.2GB worth of Glo data. You get 5.75GB plus 1.45GB bonus data that is valid for 30 days.
To purchase this data plan, simply dial *127*58# or send “58” to 127.
₦3,000 Data Plan
For ₦7,500, this Glo data plan gives you 7GB plus 1.75GB bonus data, which is valid for 30 days. A total data volume of 8.75GB for that price is just great value.
To subscribe to this data plan, simply dial *127*54# or send “54” to 127.
₦4,000 Data Plan
This Glo data plan costs ₦4,000 for 10GB worth of Glo data and an additional 2.5GB bonus data which is valid for 30 days.
With a total data allocation of 12.5GB, I call this the starting point data plan choice for heavy internet users.
To buy this data plan, simply dial *127*59# or send “59” to 127.
₦5,000 Data Plan
Moving up, for a price of ₦5,000, Glo gives you 12.5GB worth of data plus an additional bonus data of 3.1GB with a 30 days validity period.
To purchase this data plan, simply dial *127*2# or send “11” to 127.
₦8,000 Data Plan
This Glo data plan costs ₦8,000 and you get a total data volume of 20GB and a bonus data of 5GB which is valid for 30 days. So in total, you get 25GB worth of data for a validity period of 30 days.
To activate this data plan, simply dial *127*1# or send “12” to 127.
₦10,000 Data Plan
This Glo data plan costs ₦10,000 and gives you 26GB worth of Glo data plus an additional data bonus of 6.5GB that is valid for 30 days. In total, you get a whopping 32.5GB worth of data.
To purchase this data plan, simply dial *127*11# or send “15” to 127.
₦15,000 Data Plan
This Glo mega data plan costs ₦15,000. For this price, you get a massive 42GB worth of Glo data. It also comes with an additional big data bonus of 10.5GB bringing the total data volume to 52.5GB.
To subscribe to this data plan, simply dial *127*12# or send “16” to 127.
₦18,000 Data Plan
Moving up the Glo mega data plan scale, you will get a total data volume of 62.5GB that is valid for 30 days for a price tag of ₦18,000. 50GB standard plus a data bonus of 12.5GB.
To purchase this data plan, simply dial *127*13# or send “17” to 127.
₦20,000 Data Plan
This Glo data plan sits at the top of Glo monthly mega data plans and it costs ₦20,000. For this price, you get a massive 63GB worth of Glo data and an additional whopping 15.75GB bonus data which is valid for 30 days.
With a total data volume of 78.75GB, this Glo mega data plan affords you the luxury of streaming and downloading to your hearts full.
To activate this plan, simply dial *127*33# or send “33” to 127.
Glo Flexi Data Plans
Glo Flexi plans are flexible data plans that are time-bound. That is to say, they can only be used only during their allocated time frames.
The Glo night and weekend data plan fall under the Glo Flexi data plans.
Glo Night Plan
Just like it’s obtainable in other telecoms providers in Nigeria, Glo offers something for the night crawlers amongst us.
For only ₦200 Glo offers you a night data plan of 1GB worth of data that can be used only between the hours of 12:00 AM – 5:00 AM. Validity period is 24 hours.
To activate this Glo night plan simply dial *127*60#.
Glo Weekend Data Plan
The Glo weekend data plan can be used only during the weekends. For a price of ₦500, Glo offers you a weekend data plan of 3GB worth of data that is valid for 7 days.
Most importantly, this plan is only useable during the weekends from Saturday 12:00 AM – Sunday 11:59 PM.
To purchase this Glo night plan simply dial *127*61# or SMS 61 to 127.
Below are all the Glo flexi data plans which include the weekend and night data plans you can choose from.
|Plan Name||Price||Data Volume||Validity||SMS to 127||USSD Code|
|TGIF – ₦500_WEEKEND_PLAN||₦500||3GB||7 days (Weekend – Saturday 12 am – Sunday 11.59pm)||61||*127*61#|
|₦200_NIGHT_PLAN||₦200||1GB||1 day (12am – 5am)||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||8PM to 9AM – 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 Plans
The Campus data booster plans are special Glo data plans that was introduced to cater for Nigerian students on campus. Hence, these data bundle plans are only available on university campuses across Nigeria.
By subscribing to any of the Glo campus data booster plans, you get more value alongside other perks at no extra charges.
Below are the Glo campus data booster plans you can take advantage of.
|Price||Data||Off-Campus||On-Campus||Glo to Glo Bonus||Free Data for Gifting||Validity|
How to Buy Glo Data Plans
Buying Glo Nigeria Data Plans is quite easy and only require a few steps. Glo offers four ways you can buy any data plan of your choice.
- USSD codes
- Glo Café App
- Glo Self Care Portal
Glo data can be purchased by dialing the corresponding Glo data plan USSD code of your preferred data plan or simply send an SMS with subscription code of your preferred data plan.
For instance, to subscribe to the Glo 1GB monthly data plan, you simply dial *127*53# or send “53” to 127.
If you have the Glo Café App installed on your Android or iOS devices, you can easily buy a data plan using your Glo airtime balance.
You can download the app to make your life easier when it comes to managing your Glo account in general.
For Android users, download the GLO café app on Google play store
For the iOS users, download the GLO café app on iTunes store
By using the Glo self-care portal, you can also purchase any Glo data plan you want using your airtime balance. Visit the link below to access your Glo self-care portal online. You must be on the Glo network and have an internet connection for this to work.
Asides from the methods highlighted above, several banks in Nigeria offers the option of purchasing data bundles from Glo and other service providers in Nigeria via the bank’s USSD code or Internet banking app.
How to Renew Glo Data Plans
For every Glo data plan you subscribe to, the auto-renewal feature for that particular data plan is automatically activated.
This feature was introduced to save subscribers the stress of going through the process of dialing USSD codes or sending SMS just to renew an existing data plan.
So, to auto-renew your current data plan all you have to do is have a sufficient amount of airtime balance for the plan to be renewed once the data plan expires or get exhausted.
How to Check Glo Data Plan Balance
Option 1: The easiest way to check your available data balance on the Glo network is to simply dial *777# and follow the on-screen prompt.
You will select your current data plan, then select “manage data” and afterward, select data balance.
Option 2: Simply dial *127*0#
Option 3: Send INFO to 127
After trying any of the three options, you will receive an SMS containing all information on your current Glo data plan including your available data balance.
Read our full detailed guide: How to check data balance on Glo
How to Opt Out Of Glo Data Auto-Renewal
To cancel auto-renewal on your existing Glo data plan, simply send ‘CANCEL’ to 127 and you’ll get an instant response that you’ve opted out of Glo data auto-renewal.
When considering cheap data plans and affordability, it’s hard to look past the grandmasters of data for your internet needs.
Glo being an indigenous telecoms service provider in Nigeria aims to provide more data allocation for your money.
So if you are in areas with decent Glo network, you might want to consider Glo 3G and 4G prepaid data plans as they are cheaper, reliable and offer many data plan packages for every internet user.
If you want to know more about data plans from other telecoms service network providers and how they compare with the Glo cheaper data plans, you can check out the MTN data plans, 9mobile (Etisalat) data plans and Airtel data plans.
What do you think of Glo’s prepaid data plans? Let us know in the comments.
Bobby is a computer scientist and a tech enthusiast with over 7 years developing web and mobile applications. He is also a freelancer, digital marketer and a technology blogger.