South Africa SIM Card

SIM card South Africa
International SIM Card
  • Internet data as low as $0.05 per MB with data package
  • No Contracts - Pay only for the calls you make
  • FREE Incoming Calls in South Africa and 105 Countries
  • Outgoing Calls only $0.59 per minute
  • FREE Incoming SMS Text Messages in South Africa, Africa and Worldwide
  • Internet Data Service in South Africa and 170+ Countries
  • Add a US, Canadian or UK Personal Extra Number

Looking for a South Africa SIM card to use for international travel in South Africa or other countries in Africa? OneSimCard is an all-in-one South Africa SIM card solution that gives you more. With OneSimCard, our international SIM card will provide you with low-cost prepaid South Africa cell phone service as well as international cell phone roaming in 200+ other countries. You simply pay for the calls, texts and data you use and keep the same international cell phone number no matter which country you are in.

Instead of buying a local South Africa SIM card at the airport that will expire quickly and can be very inconvenient to top-up, buy a OneSimCard global SIM card before you leave for your trip. While others search for mobile phone shops and wait in long lines to purchase local mobile service, you will be ready to use your international cell phone in South Africa for calls, texts and data - the instant you land at the airport! If you only need a France data SIM card for internet connectivity, check out our new Data & Roam SIM. Our data SIM is a perfect solution for iPads, tablets, computers and MiFi hotspot devices worldwide.

Don't already have an unlocked GSM cell phone to use with our international SIM card in South Africa? Then visit our international cell phone page to view available mobile devices. South Africa cell phone rental is also an option for those who seldom travel to international destinations.

OneSimCard - is a perfect South Africa SIM card solution for savvy travelers. Get OneSimCard today and start enjoying wireless freedom without the high cost.

Low Calling, Texting & Data Rates In France And Around The World
 Calling from:   South Africa
 Calling to:
Receive a Call:  FREE $0.01 / $0.05
Make a Call: $0.59 from $0.02
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Make Call from OneSimCard to OneSimCard: $0.25 FREE / $0.29
Check Voice Mail: $0.25 $0.02
Check Voice Mail Online: FREE FREE
Receive SMS:  FREE
Send SMS: $0.15 / $0.20
Internet data (per MB): $0.25
Internet data with Data Plan (per MB): less than $0.05

All rates are shown in US dollars. Rates are per minute, SMS is per message sent.

Keep Your Domestic Numbers - Forward Calls To A Personal Extra Number

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South Africa Roaming Networks And Data Rates

OperatorNetwork typeAbbreviationCodeInternet data
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GSM 900, GSM 1800, UMTS 2100, LTE 1800, LTE 900, LTE 2100VodaCom655 01, 655 011$0.25 / MB (billed per 1 KB)
VODACOM SOUTH AFRICAGSM 1800, GSM 900, UMTS 2100, LTE 1800655 013$0.25 / MB (billed per 1 KB)

Order An International SIM Card For South Africa Now

International cell phone You get:
  • Unlimited FREE Incoming Calls in South Africa
  • Outgoing calls only $0.59 per minute within South Africa or to the U.S., Canada and most countries
  • Unlimited FREE Incoming SMS text messages
  • Mobile data service from 5c/MB. Daily/Weekly and Monthly data packages available
  • Includes 2 cell phone numbers: Europe & USA or Canada. Add numbers in 60+ other countries
  • Automatic airtime recharge or top-up online or directly through your cell phone
  • Reduce the cost of calling to 2 c/min by using OneSimCard VoIP app
Expedition SIM Card

Great South Africa Data SIM for iPads, tablets, computers and MiFi hotspot devices


South Africa SIM card compatible devices

Using this South Africa SIM card will require an unlocked GSM cell phone with the necessary network frequency bands listed in the table above. If your U.S. or Canadian GSM cell phone is currently locked to a carrier like AT&T, T-Mobile or Rogers, you should be able to contact them and request an unlock code. There are also third-party services, for example at your local mall, that will unlock your phone for you for a small one-time fee.

Please refer to the list of cell phones compatible with OneSimCard. Most unlocked GSM cell phones are compatible with international SIM cards from OneSimCard. If you do not currently have a compatible GSM unlocked cell phone for South Africa, you can rent or purchase one from us.

Note: You will need an unlocked international cell phone even if you decide to purchase a local South Africa SIM card from elsewhere upon arrival in South Africa. In contrast to that, with South Africa SIM card solution from OneSimCard you will be ready to make and receive calls before you arrive in South Africa.

South Africa SIM card activation

Activating your South Africa SIM card is as simple as clicking a button in your online account. Activation can be done from anywhere using Internet.

Installing your South Africa SIM card is the same as any other GSM sim card, please refer to your cellular device's manual for details.

If you have any questions about this South Africa SIM card or using a cell phone in South Africa, please contact our Customer Support department here.

South Africa Quick Facts:

South Africa

South Africa is well known among world travelers for its picturesque land, diverse culture and rich flora and fauna. International visitors also highly regard South African wines which are very popular outside of the country as well.

Johannesburg, Cape Town, eThekwini, Ekurhuleni, Tshwane, Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, and Emfuleni are popular South African cities.

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