All Nigerian GSM Network Phone Number Prefixes (Updated 2018)

Are you wondering which network that number that called you that started with 0701 belong to?

Are you are just looking for a list of phone numbers format in Nigeria, their prefixes, and corresponding network?

Well, the confusion, wonder, and search is over. Because below you will find all the prefixes and which network they belong to nicely arranged in a neat table.

Specifically, you will find the following:

  • MTN numbers prefixes
  • GLO numbers prefixes
  • AIRTEL numbers prefixes
  • 9MOBILE numbers prefixes

That’s not all. You will also find moribund networks and their prefixes and some that have been acquired by their bigger counterparts or new less popular new entrants into the industry. Networks such as:

  • STARCOMMS numbers prefix
  • MULTILINKS numbers prefix
  • ZOOM MOBILE prefix
  • NTEL numbers prefix
  • SMILE numbers prefix

Here, we go…

MTN NUMBER PREFIXES

Prefixes

Mobile Operator

0703

MTN

0706

MTN

0803

MTN

0806

MTN

0810

MTN

0813

MTN

0814

MTN

0816

MTN

0903

MTN

GLO NUMBER PREFIXES

0705

GLO

0805

GLO

0807

GLO

0811

GLO

0815

GLO

0905

GLO

AIRTEL NUMBER PREFIXES

0701

AIRTEL

0708

AIRTEL

0802

AIRTEL

0808

AIRTEL

0812

AIRTEL

0902

AIRTEL

0907

AIRTEL

9MOBILE NUMBER PREFIXES

(Formerly Etisalat)

0809

9MOBILE

0817

9MOBILE

0818

9MOBILE

0909

9MOBILE

STARCOMMS NUMBER PREFIXES

07028

STARCOMMS

07029

STARCOMMS

0819

STARCOMMS

VISAFONE NUMBER PREFIXES

 

07025

VISAFONE

07026

VISAFONE

0704

VISAFONE

MULTILINKS NUMBER PREFIXES

07027

MULTILINKS

0709

MULTILINKS

ZOOM MOBILE NUMBER PREFIX

0707

ZOOM MOBILE

NTEL NUMBER PREFIX

0804

NTEL

SMILE NUMBER PREFIX

0702

SMILE

 

So, there you have them. No wondering what MTN numbers start with, what GLO numbers start with, what Airtel numbers start with, what 9Mobile numbers start with.

By the way, in case you’re wondering about what Smile is doing in that list or who they are for that matter, well, we are talking about the Internet Service Provider we all know as Smile. They have their own sim and offer voice only plan.

To use it, register as a Smile user by purchasing any of their devices or SIM, then download the Smile voice app from the Google PlayStore or Apple AppStore and activate, then purchase a Smile Voice ONLY plan and enjoy call rates as low as 9k/sec for local calls.

Tip to Finding a Prefix Quickly

 If you are searching for a particular prefix such as 0907, simply press CTRL + F and enter 0907 in the search box to quickly locate it.

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