How to Migrate to MTN Beta Talk using the BetaTalk USSD code


Are you interested in learning how to switch to the MTN Beta Talk tariff plan? The MTN BetaTalk plan is a prepaid option designed to reward users with a remarkable 500% bonus on any recharge below N100. This bonus consists of a 300% airtime boost and an additional 200% data allocation. When recharging with airtime worth N100 or more, users also receive 20MB or more, alongside the 300% airtime bonus.

In essence, being a BetaTalk subscriber opens the door to experiencing three times the value of your recharged airtime as an airtime bonus, applicable for calls to all networks. Moreover, you’ll receive double the value of your recharge as a data bonus, enhancing your internet browsing experience.

The MTN Beta Talk tariff plan is accessible to all MTN customers, regardless of whether they are new or have been with the network for a while. Upon subscribing, you’ll enjoy an added bonus of 10MB of data each month. This bonus is granted with the first recharge or initial call made within the month.

Simple ways to quickly migrate to the MTN Beta Talk plan on your phone:

Benefits of MTN Beta Talk

You will enjoy the following benefits when you migrate to the MTN BetaTalk plan.

  1. You’ll get a 300% airtime bonus and a 200% Data Bonus on every recharge less than N100.
  2. Data bonus of 20MB and above in addition to the 300% airtime bonus on recharge of N100 and above.
  3. You’ll gain access to special data bundles of 40MB for N50 and 250MB for N200.
  4. Free 10MB Monthly Data Bonus on the First Recharge or First Call of the Month.
  5. Bonuses are valid for 7 days.

How to migrate to MTN Beta Talk with the USSD code

Follow these steps to migrate to the MTN Beta Talk tariff plan using the USSD code format.

  • Simply dial the code, *123*2*1# on your phone.
  • Once you do this, you will be migrated to the MTN Beta Talk tariff plan.
  • You will also receive a text message from MTN confirming this.

How to migrate to MTN Beta Talk via SMS

  • Open the text message app on your phone, and enter the text, BT
  • Send this text to the number, 131.
  • After you’ve sent it, you’ll be migrated to the MTN Beta Talk tariff plan, & an SMS will be sent to you confirming such.

Understanding the MTN Beta Talk Call rate

To truly understand MTN BetaTalk, we need to delve into its call rates – the amount it charges users for each second of a call. The call rate for MTN BetaTalk stands at 42 kobo per second (equivalent to 42k/sec) or 25.2 Naira per minute (equivalent to N25.2/min).

In simpler terms, whenever you engage in a conversation on the MTN BetaTalk tariff plan, you’ll be billed 42 kobo for every second of the call or around 25 Naira for each minute. Let’s crunch some numbers using N100 airtime. How long can you sustain calls with the entirety of your N100 airtime?


N100 + N300 (300% Bonus) = N400. 0.42 kobo × 60 seconds = N25.2 kobo. With this in mind, utilizing N100 airtime would grant you approximately >> N400/N25.2 ≈ 15 minutes and 53 seconds of talk time.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the MTN beta talk plan?

MTN BetaTalk is a prepaid tariff plan that rewards customers with a 250% airtime bonus and a 250% Data bonus on EVERY recharge from N1 to N999. While on recharges of N1000 and above, customers will get a 250% airtime bonus and N2500 FLAT for Data activities.

How can I join the MTN beta talk?

Joining MTN BetaTalk is easy, and you can migrate to the plan using any of the following channels:

  1. Text BT to 312.
  2. Dial *123*2*1#
  3. MTN ChatBot.
  4. myMTN NG App.
  5. myMTN Web

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