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Nigerian Phone Numbers: Prefix For All Nigerian Networks (2021)

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A complete list of Nigerian Phone/GSM Numbers prefix for all Nigerian networks is what this post is all about (MTN, GLO, AIRTEL, 9MOBILE).

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Most users of Nigerian networks are always in search their corresponding prefixes. Calling customer care agents as to which network starts with 0809, 0704, 0802 can be difficult and sometimes time consuming.

Note that ECONET was the first GSM network provider in Nigeria and it was launched on the 6th of December, 2001. MTN Nigeria also began operations almost the same period. Nigeria’s Country Code is +234 and it is inserted before these network prefixes especially when you want to make international calls.

List Of All Nigerian GSM Network Phone Number Prefixes

If you are looking for how to find your network phone number, we have carried out our research on all these and compiled a list of prefix for all Nigerian phone numbers. Below is a list for all networks numbers prefixes in Nigeria

MTN NIGERIA NUMBER PREFIXES

The GSM numbers below are owned by MTN Nigeria

  1. 0803
  2. 0806
  3. 0703
  4. 0706
  5. 0813
  6. 0816
  7. 0810
  8. 0814
  9. 0903

GLO NIGERIA NUMBER PREFIXES

The following prefixes are for GLO network in Nigeria.

  1. 0805
  2. 0807
  3. 0705
  4. 0815
  5. 0811
  6. 0905

AIRTEL NIG NUMBER PREFIXES

The following are the number prefixes for airtel in Nigeria at the moment.

  1. 0802
  2. 0808
  3. 0708
  4. 0812
  5. 0701
  6. 0902
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9MOBILE NUMBER PREFIXES

Etisalat network has the following as their prefix

  1. 0809
  2. 0818
  3. 0817
  4. 0909

NTEL & SMILE Networks

  1. NTEL – 0804
  2. Smile – 0702

These Nigerian GSM network phone number prefixes were all gotten from the different telecommunication websites and can be trusted.

I believe with the above prefixes, you will be able to know the answer as to which Nigerian phone number that started with 0702 was either MTN, Airtel, Glo or 9mobile and clear the confusion easily.

TABLE SHOWING PREFIXES FOR ALL NIGERIAN TELCOM NETWORK SERVICE PROVIDER

MTN NUMBER PREFIXES
Prefixes Mobile Operator
0703 MTN
0706 MTN
0803 MTN
0806 MTN
0810 MTN
0813 MTN
0814 MTN
0816 MTN
0903 MTN
0906 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
0901 AIRTEL
9MOBILE NUMBER PREFIXES ( Etisalat)
0809 9MOBILE
0817 9MOBILE
0818 9MOBILE
 

0908

 

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

With the above inforamtion, you can know what MTN, GLO, Airtel and 9mobile numbers start with. Other netwroks such as Smile Nigeria, Zoom, Multilinks and Ntel are all listed here.

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