BTC Bahamas - Current Issues (Data Plan Activation)



BTC has reinstated the Limitless data plan. Yea!!

Current Suggested Activation Path

500MB -(1 Day) - Dial *205*2*1*1#
1GB -(10 Day) - Dial *205*2*2*1#
2GB -(30 Day) - Dial *205*2*3*1#
6GB -(30 Day) - Dial *205*2*4*1#
Limitless -(30 Day) - Dial *205*2*5*1#


There has been a recent issue in that the path has been amended to include a request for a language preference. There are lots of customers in the Bahamas who need Creole or Spanish language and so the path was amended. The result is great for Creole and Spanish speaking customers but it has impeded the USSD codes needed to activate data.

Please see below an alternative to activate a data plan.

- Alternate Method 1
Send a text message to 5000. In the message type Data + the data package you want. i.e.
Data500MB
Data1GB
Data2GB
Data6GB

(There is no example for Limitless as this method predates the limitless plan) Try "DataLimitless" - Let us know if it works.

If successful the system will respond with: "Your request to activate a new data plan has seceded. turn off and restart device to continue using data"


- Alternate Method 2
Lets work with the Limitless data plan as an example.

Limitless -(30 Day) - Dial *205*2*5*1#

First
Dial *205# and press Send. Select the option (1) for English.

Second
Tap Reply 2 Return Reply

Third
Tap Reply 5 Return Reply

Fourth
Tap Reply 1 Return Reply


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