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How To Choose the best Internet Service Provider For Business In Nigeria

Sometime ago I posted articles on MTN Nigeria,GLO,AIRTEL,STARCOMMS and SWIFT internet browsing plan or data bundles on Naijabizcom blog.
And since posting these articles, I have received quite a number of emails from people asking me to advise them on the best internet service provider in Nigeria they should use for their online business.
So I have decided to write this article to help those who desire to do online business in Nigeria but don’t know which internet service provider to choice.
Before choosing any internet service provider for your online business in Nigeria, there are some very important questions ask yourself or important factors you must consider.
These factors are as follows.
NATURE OF YOUR ONLINE BUSINESS: This means you must first consider the nature of the online business you want to do before you ever choose an internet service provider in Nigeria. You may need to ask yourself, does my online business require me downloading large files or not? Provide the answer yourself because here you will need to consider the speed of your internet connection!
HOW DOES CUSTOMERS COMMUNICATE WITH YOU, Is it through online or Offline communication?
HOW LONG WILL I STAY ONLINE DOING THE BUSINESS, Short or long time?
IS YOUR BUSINESS FULLY INTERNET DEPENDANT or just a complementing your offline business?
WHAT ARE THE INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS IN YOUR LOCATION and the type of internet browsing services they offer, you will to find out?
How affordable are the charges of these internet service providers in area and can you afford to pay the monthly internet browsing subscription charges?
Asking yourself the above questions and providing appropriate answers then you will be able to determine and choose the best internet service provider and suitable their browsing plan for your online business in Nigeria.
Below are internet data boundless or plans of some internet service providers in Nigeria

MTN Nigeria browsing plan

GLO internet Browsing plan

Airtel Nigeria Internet browsing plan daily month and weekend

STARCOMMS

SWIFT Network
They have internet data plans like.
Hourly browsing data plan.
Daily data plan.
Weekend data plan.
Night browsing data plan.
Day data browsing plan.
24/7 monthly browsing plan.
So, go through each of above internet data plans in Nigeria and choose one that is most suitable for your online business.

Get Internet Settings for Airtel Glo Etisalat and Mtn Nigeria

The coming of GSM phone network into Nigeria has really made internet browsing affordable in terms of connection cost.

Gone are the days where you need to spend lots of money to buy fixed wireless phone lines like starcom, Multilinks phone box before you can get connected to the internet but with your nokia, Samsung, Motorola phone and a GSM sim card of either Airtel, glo, etisalat and mtn Nigeria you can now browse the internet any where in Nigeria even while on the move.

Below are the different gprs internet settings for airtel,glo etisalat and mtn Nigeria networks.

AIRTEL NIGERIA INTERNET GPRS SETTING MANUAL

To connect your mobile phone to the using Airtel network  Please Call Airtel Customer Care centre line on 133 or send an SMS using this format “internet -space- phone brand name -space- model” to 232 e.g “internet nokia N6230i” to 232. After sending the text message you will have to wait a while before you start configuring your mobile phone with the Airtel mobile setting format.

Below is a mobile setting for Airtel Nigeria Network.    

Airtel internet settings and configuration

Service name: Airtel

Homepage: http://www.ng.airtel.com

Access Point Name or APN: wap.ng.airtel.com

Bearer: GPRS or Packet data IP Address or Proxy Server: 192.168.12.004

Port: 8080 or 9201

Username: web

Password: web

Authentication: Normal.

GLO NIGERIA INTERNET GPRS SETTING MANUAL     GLO internet settings and configuration.

Wap over

GPRS Service name: glowap

Homepage: http://wap.gloworld.com

Access Point Name or APN:

glowap Bearer: GPRS or Packet data

IP Address or Proxy Server: 010.100.098.022

Port: 9201 or 3130

Username: wap Password:

wap Authentication: Normal

GLO 3G settings

Service name: Glo 3G

Homepage: http://cms.gloworld.com

Access Point Name or APN:glo3gvideo

IP Address or Proxy Server: 010.100.098.022 Port: 3130

Username: wap

Password: wap

Authentication: Normal

ETISALAT NIGERIA INTERNET GPRS SETTING MANUAL.

 

 

 

ETISALAT Internet settings and configuration

Account Name = Etisalat Internet

Username = leave this part blank

Password = leave this part blank

Access Point Name (APN) = etisalat

Home Page = http://mobile.etisalat.com.ng

WAP Settings Account Name = Etisalat

WAP IP Address = 10.71.170.5 Port = 8080

Username = leave this part blank Password = leave this part blank Access Point Name (APN) = etisalat

Home Page = http://mobile.etisalat.com.ng

MMS Settings Name of MMS service on the handset = Etisalat

MMS MMS Gateway IP Address = 10.71.170.5 Gateway

Username = leave this part blank

Gateway Password = leave this part blank

MMS URL/Home page = http://10.71.170.30:38090/was

Access Point Name (APN) = etisalat Port = 8080

MTN NIGERIA INTERNET (GPRS) SETTINGS MANUAL

 

 

 

 

Mtn internet settings and configuration.

Wap Over GPRS

Service name: MTN Wap

Homepage: http://wap.mtnonline.com

Access Point Name or APN: web.gprs.mtnnigeria.net

Bearer: GPRS or Packet data

IP Address or Proxy Server: 010.199.212.002

Port: 8080 or 9201

Username: web Password:

web Authentication: Normal

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