Ghana Internet Packages & Data Plan of 2021

HISTORY OF GHANA

Located in the subregion of West Africa, the country is boarded by the Ivory Coast and Togo to the west and east respectively. Also called the Republic of Ghana, this country was the first in Africa to develop or launch the mobile network broadband services in 1992. Joining hands with Vodafone, the company was rebranded as the Vodafone Ghana in April 2009. Other competitive operators are MTN, Tigo, and Zain.

INTERNET PROVIDERS

There are main three internet providers in Ghana amongst the many. These three are:

  • MTN
  • Vodafone
  • Airtel Tigo

MTN DATA PACKAGES:

MTN has been a major network operator in Ghana. The MTN is the major internet service provider in Ghana that has rolled out the 4G LTE network connection. The activation code for all the packages is the same which is *138*1#. The internet packages and their prices are as follows:

  • 25MB charges are GHc 0.50 for 1-day of activation
  • 1GB costs about GHc 10 for 1-day of activation
  • 1GB stands at GHc 20 for 30 days of activation
  • 5GB costs about GHc 40 for 30 days of activation
  • The price of 6GB is GHc 80 with 45 days activation
  • 10GB stands at GHc 120 for 45 days activation
  • 100GB costs about GHc 300 for 30 days of activation
  • 200GB stands at GHc 399 for 30 days activation

VODAFONE DATA PACKAGES:

Vodafone provides 3G and 4G LTE internet data packages. Partnering with Surfline Communications, the company has started to provide 4G LTE services across various cities. The data package information is as follows:

  • 25MB charges are GHc 0.50 for 1-day of activation with their code as *700*65#
  • 1GB with a price of GHc 5 with an activation code of *700*15# for 1-day
  • The price of 2.5GB is GHc 10 for 1-day and the activation code is *700*57#
  • 600MB charges are GHc 6 for 7 days of activation with their code as *700*30#
  • 3GB with a price of GHc 12 with an activation code of *700*31# for 7 days
  • 3GB per month charges are GHc 60 for 30 days of activation with their code as *700*38#
  • 40GB per month charges are GHc 249 for 30 days of activation with their code as *700*48#

AIRTEL TIGO DATA PACKAGES:

The Airtel company merged with the Tigo in 2017. The company has a market share of around 26% and is the 2nd largest operator in the telecom industry in the country. The activation code across all packages are *500#. The available packages listed below do not expire until used completely.

  • 25MB costs about GHc 0.5
  • 65MB costs about GHc 1 and has a starch card of 80MB
  • 150MB costs about GHc 2 with a starch card of 200MB
  • 550MB costs about GHc 5 and has a starch card of 650MB
  • 5GB costs about GHc 10 with a starch card of 2GB

Ghana was ranked in the first position in Africa in terms of the broadband network penetration rate in 2013. The penetration rate increased from 7% to 23% in a span of one year (2010 to 2011).

MTN Ghana Data Packages

Data Time Price
25 MB 24 hours GHc 0.50
50 MB GHc 1
120 MB GHc 2
500 MB GHc 3
25 MB 7 days GHc 1
60 MB GHc 2
180 MB GHc 3
300 MB GHc 5
1 GB GHc 10
400 MB 30 days GHc 10
1 GB GHc 20
2.5 GB GHc 40
4 GB GHc 60
6 GB 45 days GHc 80
10 GB GHc 120
15 GB GHc 150
100 GB 30 days GHc 300
150 GB GHc 349
200 GB GHc 399

Vodafone Ghana Data Packages

Data Time Price Activation
25 MB 24 hours GHc 0.50 *700*65#
130 MB GHc 2 *700*24#
550 MB GHc 3 *700*28#
1 GB GHc 5 *700*15#
2.5 GB GHc 10 *700*57#
100 MB 7 days GHc 2 *700*27#
600 MB GHc 6 *700*30#
1.3 GB GHc 12 *700*31#
3 GB GHc 20 *700*59#
5 GB GHc 30 *700*60#
550 MB 30 days GHc 10 *700*32#
2 GB GHc 20 *700*34#
4.8 GB GHc 40 *700*37#
7.3 GB GHc 60 *700*38#
13.3 GB GHc 100 *700*40#
20 GB GHc 149 *700*45#
40 GB GHc 249 *700*48#

AirtelTigo (merged between Airtel and Tigo) Data Packages

Price by code by scratch card
GHc 0.5 25 MB n./a.
GHc 1 65 MB 80 MB
GHc 2 150 MB 200 MB
GHc 5 550 MB 650 MB
GHc 10 1.5 GB 2 GB
GHc 20 4 GB 5 GB
GHc 50 10 GB n./a.

GLO Globacom Ghana Data Packages

Data Time Price Activation
40 MB 1 day GHc 0.50 *127*16#
100 MB GHc 1 *127*1#
300 MB GHc 2 *127*12#
750 MB GHc 3 *127*18#
300 MB 3 days GHc 3 *127*17#
3.75 GB GHc 10 *127*24#
50 MB 7 days GHc 1 *127*10#
200 MB GHc 2 *127*12#
350 MB GHc 3 *127*13#
700 MB GHc 5 *127*2#
1.7 GB 30 days GHc 10 *127*14#
3 GB GHc 15 *127*4#
4.2 GB GHc 20 *127*22#
5.5 GB GHc 25 *127*15#
7 GB GHc 30 *127*65#
10 GB GHc 40 *127*5#
15 GB GHc 50 *127*3#
20 GB GHc 60 *127*6#
30 GB 60 days GHc 80 *127*33#
40 GB 90 days GHc 100 *127*19#
75 GB GHc 150 *127*7#

Busy Data Packages

Data Time Price
250 MB 7 days GHc 7
Uncapped GHc 75
Uncapped 15 days GHc 150
2 GB 30 days GHc 19
5 GB GHc 35
10 GB GHc 65
25 GB GHc 140
50 GB GHc 225
75 GB GHc 260
Uncapped GHc 295
100 GB 60 days GHc 299
200 GB GHc 399

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