Airtel is one the giant telecommunication services in Africa. It gradually grows and has finally dominated the lips of many people. Since its establishment, it has changed its nomenclature from Ctel to Zain and now to Airtel. However, the wonderful thing to note is that as it changed its name, it offer of quality also improved.
Airtel has maintained its popularity in the league of Nigerian Telecommunication Service network. It has become a good network provider that it is now a household name.
This towering telecommunication service provider offers range of services Data/mobile internet browsing capabilities as well as GPRS/3.75G on their network.
Airtel has developed convenient avenues to configure your mobile device for internet and data capabilities. These means are:
Automatic configuration settings
Manual Configuration settings
Airtel Nigeria Automatic Configuration settings:
As an SMS, type Internet followed by Phone make and Model and send to 232. For example, if you want to an automatic configuration for Nokia 5230. You text Internet Nokia 5230 to 232.
Once this is done, you will receive a message. Ensure that you save it to enable you enjoy a good internet browsing.
However, if your mobile phone refuses to be configured automatically after you have tried to do so, do not bother as there is another way of carrying out the configuration settings and that is Manual Configuration setting.
Airtel Nigeria Manual Configuration Settings:
- Account Name: AIRTEL
- Homepage/URL: http://wap.ng.airtel.com
- Access Point Name(APN): internet.ng.zain.com or internet.ng.airtel.com
- IP/Proxy Address: 172.018.254.005
- Port: 8080
- Username: Internet
- Password: Internet