What do you know, MTN has just unveiled yet another data plan tagged “MTN Hourly Bundle”. The MTN Hourly Bundle is a plan made mainly for StarTimes app users. This plan can also be called “MTN StarTimes Video Streaming pack”.
The new hourly bundle plan will allow all StarTimes app users on the MTN network to stream live shows and football matches on their devices, all at affordable rates. The MTN Hourly bundle plan can be categorized into two, they are;
- 750MB for N150 (24 hours validity), streaming time is 1 hour.
- 2.2GB for N400 (24 hours validity), streaming time is 3 hours.
How to subscribe for the MTN Hourly Bundle
To subscribe for any of the data plan under the hourly bundle, you need to;
- Send “ST” to “131”, for the 1 hour plan; and
- Send “ST1” to “131” for the 3 hour plan.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Can I purchase multiple StarTimes Streaming bundle?
A. Yes, but only when the current plan expires (when the allocated time elapses). For example, if you have a 60 minutes plan, you can only buy another plan when the 60 minutes time has been utilised.
Q. Can I stream videos from other sites with the bundle?
A. NO, the StarTimes bundle can only be used to watch videos on StarTimes app.
Q. What happens if my StarTimes data plan expires?
A. As soon as the bundle time expires, you will receive a notification to activate another StarTimes bundle.
Q. Will I be able to roll over my unused data?
A. NO, your StarTimes data reset to zero at the end of the specified time. You will need to buy another StarTimes bundle or any other data plan.
Q. Is my StarTimes streaming data unlimited?
A. NO, fair usage policy applies.
60 minutes plan is 750MB
3 hours plan is 2.25GB
Q. How do I check my StarTimes bundle balance?
A. To check your StarTimes data balance, simply dial *559*95#.
Q. Will my StarTimes Plan be auto-renewed?
A. NO, there is no auto-renewal for StarTimes streaming bundle.
Q. Can I share my StarTimes data bundle?
A. No, you will not be able to share your StarTimes bundle.
Q. When does the allocated streaming time start?
A. The timer starts once you start watching content on StarTimes app.
NB: Please note that the timer could start (even if you haven’t started watching a channel) if there is a background activity on your StarTimes app.
As long as you have StarTimes app on your device be it Android or iOS, you can opt in for any of these data plans to live stream your favourite shows and football matches with your MTN SIM card. For Android users, download Startimes app from here and iOS users, download here.