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A Strange Number Called You? Check How to Know What Network It Is!

There is what is called network prefixes. Its the first 4 numbers that begin your phone number. It's a unique identifyer of the Network provider(s).

Some people find it hard to identify the network provider of a certain number that calls them. Probably because these network providers regularly update their prefixes with new ones. Take for instance, the MTN Network has about 13 prefixes. Unlike the normal 0803, 0806, 0703, 0706, they now have so many others.

But don't worry, in this article, I will be sharing with you a comprehensive list of Network prefixes for the major network providers in Nigeria. Enjoy

MTN NIGERIA

The Network Prefixes for MTN NG are

0803

0806

0706

0703

0810

0814

0903

0906

0813

0816

07026

07025

0704

AIRTEL NIGERIA

The Network Prefixes for Airtel NG are:

0808

0802

0812

0901

0708

0701

0901

0904

0812

0902

0907

GLOBACOM NIGERIA


The Network Prefixes for Globacom NG are:

0705

0905

0811

0815

0807

0805

9 MOBILE


The Network Prefixes for 9 MOBILE are:

0809

0818

0817

0908

0909

SMILE


The Network Prefixes for Smile NG are:

0702


MULTI-LINKS


The Network Prefixes for Multi-links are:

07027

0709

STARCOMMS


The Network Prefixes for Starcomms are:

07028

07029

0819

ZOOM MOBILE


The Network Prefixe for Zoom Mobile is:

0707

NTEL


The Network Prefixes for Ntel NG are:

0804

You can see that MTN NIGERIA takes the lead, having the most network prefixes than any other network provider.

I hope with this piece, you now know the Network Prefixes of each Network Providers.

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