International Messaging

International Long Distance and Messaging by Country

Select a country from the list below to see the International long distance calling and messaging rates, dialing instructions and participating partner carriers.

Select a country to obtain rates and dialing instructions

Calling South Africa

Dialing Instructions

To place a call to South Africa from the United States, dial: 011 + 27 + the local number

International Calling Bundle1,000 International Shared Minutes
Call the World $20/mo
Overage: $0.10/min
International Long Distance Value Plan
Voice Rate Landline$0.34 Mobile$0.50
Monthly Access Charge $5.00
Standard International Dialing
Voice Rate Landline$1.99 Mobile$1.99
Monthly Access Charge None

*You can automatically add these services to your account if you have a 30 day payment history and your account is in good standing. If you have been a customer for less than 90 days, please call Customer Service at 1.800.922.0204.

Messaging South Africa

Unlimited International Text & Multimedia Messaging included on The MORE Everything Plans.

Text messages can be sent to 200 countries and Multimedia messages can be sent to 120 countries.

Standard Rates

Text Multimedia
Message Sent* $0.25 $0.50
Message Received* $0.20 $0.25

*Rates listed are per line based on per minute.

If you run into problems, confirm that the recipient is using a participating carrier.

Carrier Dialing Instructions Messaging Capability Text Multimedia
Cell C 011 + 27 + 9-digits
MTN 011 + 27 + 9-digits
Neotel 011 + 27 + 9-digits
Telkom 011 + 27 + 9-digits
Vodacom 011 + 27 + 9-digits