All details and FAQ of MTN XtraSpecial plan Review


Hey look guys, here comes the “Special One”! …Haha-I made you look. No I’m not talking about Jose Mourinho of Chelsea EPL fame. Nope, I’m talking about the second of MTNs latest tariff plan offering- MTN XtraSpecial. Yes, you’ve all seen how a week or so ago MTN unleashed its new and improved data bundle packages. Well MTN has done it again-this time round with its tariff plans.

One of these happens to be called XtraSpecial. And believe you me, though essentially a revamped MTN SuperSaver plan, but what, with it is 15/sec to all networks and 32 international destinations right from the very first second, it is no doubt a much more improved version.
And Oh yes, if you are on this plan you may indeed get to hear and see more of the other “Special One”-Jose Mourinho, because wait for it-as part of this offering, customers on the tariff plan will also get 7 days FREE subscription to the EPL video service. Sounding good to you? Check out other essentials below.

Q. What is MTN XtraSpecial?
  A. MTN XtraSpecial is a prepaid tariff plan that allow customers enjoy a FLAT rate of 15kobo/sec for calls to ALL Networks in Nigeria and to some selected international destinations from the very first second. Customers on this plan will also enjoy 7 days Free subscription to EPL Video service. MTN XtraSpecial tariff plan does not attract a daily access fee.

Q. Who can migrate to MTN XtraSpecial?
A. All MTN Prepaid customers can migrate to MTN XtraSpecial tariff plan.

Q. Why should I migrate to MTN XtraSpecial?
A. You will enjoy the following benefits when you are on MTN XtraSpecial tariff plan:

  • FLAT rate of 15kobo/sec for calls to ALL Networks in Nigeria.
  • FLAT rate of 15kobo/sec to some selected International destinations.
  • 7 days FREE subscription to EPL video service.
  • Other life-enriching products and services from MTN

Q. How do I migrate to MTN XtraSpecial?
A. Simply dial *408*1# OR text 408 to 131.

Q. How much will I be charged for migrating to MTN XtraSpecial?
A. You will NOT be charged for migrating to MTN XtraSpecial.

Q. Will I be charged an access fee to enjoy the flat rate for my calls when I migrate to MTN XtraSpecial?
  A. No, you will NOT be charged any access fee after migrating to MTN XtraSpecial to enjoy the flat rate for your calls.

Q. How many times can I migrate in and out of MTN XtraSpecial?
A. You can migrate in and out of MTN XtraSpecial as often as you want and your migration will be FREE.

Q. How do I subscribe to the free EPL Video service?
A. To subscribe to the Free EPL Video service, simply text EPL to 700. You will NOT be charged for the subscription.

Q. Do I need data to watch the video?
  A. Yes, you will need to buy a data bundle to be able to watch the EPL videos after subscribing to the service for Free.

Q. For how long will I enjoy the free EPL Video service?
A. You will only enjoy the Free EPL service for 7 days.

Q. Will I be able to enjoy the EPL Video service after the free trial?
A. Yes, you can continue enjoying the EPL Video service by texting EV to 700 BUT you will be charged N50 for the service. The service will be valid for 7 days after renewal. .

Q. What are the eligible International destinations that I can call at the flat rate?
A. Below are the list of International destinations that you can call at 15kobo/sec:

Argentina  Australia 
Austria  Bangladesh 
Belgium  Brazil 
Bulgaria  Canada 
Cyprus  Denmark 
Finland  France 
Germany  Hong Kong 
India  Israel 
Luxembourg  Malaysia 
Netherlands  Norway 
Poland  Portugal 
Romania  Russia 
Singapore  South Africa 
Spain  Sweden 
Thailand  Turkey 
United Kingdom United States

Summary of MTN XtraSpecial tariff plan



408 to 131

Calls to all local calls in Nigeria  15k/sec 
Calls to selected International Destinations  15k/sec 
SMS to other networks  N4 
EPL Video Service 
 7 days Free subscription to EPL Video service

SOCN and EOCN  Yes 



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