SERVICES

International Calling

All Cell C customers on Contract, Prepaid, TopUp/Controlchat automatically qualify for these reduced call rates. New and existing customers can now make calls from as little as 99c per minute, on per second billing, anytime, meaning that they only pay for the seconds that they are on the phone and not a second more.

In addition to low international call rates you can also send an SMS to any destination, anytime for R1.50 and MMSs to selected countries for as little as R4.50.

All other countries that can be called at affordable rates are also listed below, in alphabetical order:

 

Country start letter

Country

Normal call cost

Premium rated call cost

A

Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
American Samoa
Andorra
Angola
Anguilla
Antigua & Barbuda
Argentina
Armenia
Aruba
Ascension Islands
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan

R2.99
R4.99
R2.99
R0.99
R2.99
R1.49
R2.99
R2.99
R1.99
R2.99
R2.99
R8.99
R0.99
R0.99
R3.99

R15.99 (Albania)






R15.99 (Argentina)
R4.99 (Armenia)


R4.99 (Australia)
R4.99 (Austria)

 

B

Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belarus
Belgium
Belize
Benin
Bermuda
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
British Virgin Islands
Brunei
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burma / Myanmar
Burundi

R2.99
R0.99
R0.99
R2.99
R3.99
R0.99
R2.99
R2.99
R0.99
R1.99
R1.99
R1.99
R4.99
R3.99
R1.39
R2.99
R0.99
R3.99
R4.39
R8.99
R6.99





R15.99 (Belarus)
R8.99 (Belgium)











R8.99 (Bulgeria)
R15.99 (Burkina)

R8.99 (Burundi)

 

C

Cambodia
Cameroon
Canada
Cape Verde
Cayman Islands
Central African Republic
Chad
Chad- Mobile Millicom
Chile
China
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Colombia
Comoros
Congo Brazzaville
Cook Islands
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cuba
Cyprus
Czech Republic

R0.99
R3.99
R0.99
R2.99
R2.99
R5.99
R4.99
R5.99
R3.99
R0.99
R4.99
R1.99
R8.99
R8.99
R8.99
R1.99
R3.99
R8.99
R0.99
R0.99


R15.99 (Cameroon)
R8.99 (Canada)


R15.99 (CAR)


R25.99 (Chile)



R15.99 (Comoros)





R8.99 (Cyprus)
R4.99 (Czech)

 

D

Democratic Republic of Congo
Denmark
Diego Garcia
Djibouti
Dominica
Dominican Republic

R4.99
R0.99
R8.99
R8.99
R1.99
R1.99

R22.99 (DRC)



R25.99 (Dominica)

 

E

East Timor
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Estonia
Ethiopia

R8.99
R2.99
R2.49
R2.99
R2.99
R3.99
R3.99
R3.99







R8.99 (Estonia)

 

F

Falkland Islands
Faroe Islands
Fiji
Finland
France
French Guiana
French Polynesia

R8.99
R2.99
R2.99
R0.99
R0.99
R1.99
R3.99




R4.99 (Finland)
R8.99 (France)
 

 

G

Gabon
Gambia
Georgia
Germany
Ghana
Gibraltar
Greece
Greenland
Grenada
Grenadines
Guadeloupe
Guam
Guatemala
Guinea Bissau
Guinea Conakry
Guyana

R6.99
R8.99
R1.99
R0.99
R3.99
R2.99
R0.99
R8.99
R2.99
R1.99
R1.99
R0.99
R2.99
R8.99
R8.99
R2.99




R4.99 (Germany)




R12.99 (Grenada)




R12.99 (Guinea Bissau)
 

 

H

Haiti
Hawaii
Honduras
Hong Kong
Hungary

R4.39
R0.99
R2.99
R0.99
R0.99

R8.99 (Haiti)


 

 

I

Iceland
India
Indonesia
Inmarsat Satelite Services
International Networks & Iridium Satelite Services
Iran
Iraq
Ireland
Isle of Man
Israel
Italy
Ivory Coast

R1.99
R0.99
R1.39
R79.99
R59.99
R1.99
R1.99
R0.99
R1.99
R0.99
R0.99
R4.99







R10.99 (Iraq)
R4.99 (Ireland)

R1.99 (Israel)

R15.99 (Ivory Coast)

 

J

Jamaica
Japan
Jordan

R2.99
R1.99
R1.99


 

 

K

Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kiribati
Kosovo
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan

R2.99
R2.29
R8.99
R8.99
R1.99
R2.99





 

 

L

Laos
Latvia
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg

R0.99
R8.99
R2.99
R2.99
R3.99
R3.99
R8.99
R0.99
R1.99




R10.99 (Lesotho)
R15.99 (Liberia)

R10.99 (Liech)
R8.99 (Luxembourg)

 

M

Macau
Macedonia
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives
Mali
Malta
Mariana Islands
Maritime Serices MCP
Marshall Islands
Martinique
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mayotte
Mexico
Micronesia
Moldova
Monaco
Mongolia
Montenegro
Montserrat
Morocco
Mozambique

R0.99
R8.99
R3.99
R5.59
R0.99
R9.99
R3.59
R1.99
R2.99
R25.99
R2.99
R1.99
R3.99
R1.99
R8.99
R2.99
R2.99
R2.99
R3.99
R0.99
R5.99
R2.99
R5.99
R2.39


R10.99 (Macedonia)
R15.99 (Madagascar)


R15.99 (Maldives)








R15.99 (Mayotte)


R15.99 (Moldova)
R4.99 (Monaco)

R10.99 (Montenegro)


R4.99 (Mozambique)

 

N

Namibia
Nauru
Nepal
Netherlands
Netherlands Antilles
New Caledonia
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Niue
Norfolk Islands
North Korea
Norway

R2.49
R8.99
R1.99
R0.99
R1.99
R2.99
R0.99
R3.99
R4.99
R1.19
R8.99
R8.99
R8.99
R1.99




R25.99 (Netherlands)




R15.99 (Niger)


R15.99 (Norfolk)

R4.99 (Norway)

 

O

Oman

R2.99

 

 

P

Pakistan
Palau
Palestine
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Puerto Rico

R1.99
R5.99
R2.99
R1.99
R8.99
R1.99
R2.99
R2.99
R2.99
R0.99
R0.99





R15.99 (PNG)



R15.99 (Poland)
R4.99 (Portugal)

 

Q

Qatar

R2.99

 

 

R

Reunion
Romania
Russia
Rwanda

R1.99
R0.99
R2.99
R2.99


R15.99 (Romania)
R25.99 (Russia)

 

S

San Marino
Sao Tome & Principe
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Serbia
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Korea
South Sudan
Spain
Sri Lanka
St Barthelemy
St Helena
St Kitts & Nevis
St Lucia
St Maarten
St Pierre & Miquelon
St Vincent & the Grenadines
Sudan
Suriname
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria

R2.99
R8.99
R2.49
R8.99
R5.99
R6.99
R8.99
R0.99
R1.99
R8.99
R8.99
R8.99
R0.99
R3.99
R0.99
R1.99
R1.99
R8.99
R2.99
R2.99
R1.99
R8.99
R2.99
R3.99
R4.99
R2.49
R0.99
R4.99
R2.99

R15.99 (San Marino)
R15.99 (Sao Tome)


R8.99 (Serbia)
R8.99 (Seychelles)





R10.99 (Somalia)


R4.99 (Spain)








R15.99 (Sudan)

R4.99 (Swaziland)

 

 

T

Taiwan
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Thailand
THURAYA & Globalstar Satelite Service
Togo
Tokelau
Tonga
Trinidad & Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Turks & Caicos Islands
Tuvalu

R1.99
R2.99
R4.99
R1.19
R25.99
R5.59
R8.99
R3.99
R2.99
R8.99
R2.99
R1.99
R2.99
R8.99


R15.99 (Tajikistan)



R22.99 (Togo)



R25.99 (Tunisia)


 

 

U

U.S.A.
Uganda
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Exclusions*
Uruguay
US Virgin Islands
Uzbekistan

R0.99
R4.99
R1.99
R3.99
R0.99
R3.99
R2.99
R0.99
R0.99

R8.99 (U.S.A)
R4.99 (Uganda)
R15.99 (Ukraine)

R8.99 (UK)

 

 

V

Vanuatu
Vatican City
Venezuela
Vietnam

R8.99
R0.99
R1.99
R0.99



 

 

W

Wallis & Futuna Islands
Western Samoa

R8.99
R8.99

 

 

Y

Yemen

R2.99

 

 

Z

Zambia
Zimbabwe

R2.99
R6.99


R8.99 (Zimbabwe)

*Exclusions list for United Kingdom: charged at R3.99
United Kingdom – Mobile PNS (+44 70)
United Kingdom – Mobile (+44 7; 74179)
United Kingdom – Special Nts 845 (+44 843; 844; 845)
United Kingdom – Special Nts 870 (+44 870; 871; 872; 873)
United Kingdom – Free Phone (+44 50; 80; 8999836)
United Kingdom - Mobile Jersey (+44 7607;7617; 77003; 77007; 77008; 7911)
United Kingdom - Mobile Lyca (+44 ;7404; 7405; 7424; 7438; 7441; 7448; 7466;74173;74174; 74175)

International Calling FAQs

WHAT IS INTERNATIONAL CALLING?

International Calling is a service that allows Cell C subscribers to make calls from South Africa to any other country in the world.

I'M ON PREPAID CAN I ACTIVATE INTERNATIONAL CALLING?

Prepaid subscribers already have International Calling activated and can start making calls anytime.

HOW DO I ACTIVATE INTERNATIONAL CALLING IF I'M ON CONTRACT?

Contract customers need to contact Cell C Customer Care (140) or their service provider to activate this service.

HOW ARE INTERNATIONAL CALLS BILLED?

International calls are charged at a per minute rate, but billed per second.

All pricing reflected in the Tariff Table are VAT Inclusive.

CAN I USE SUPACHRAGE FREE MINUTES TO MAKE INTERNATIONAL CALLS?

No, SUPACHARGE minutes can only be used to make calls from Cell C to Cell C in South Africa.

CAN I USE MY STRAIGHT UP INCLUSIVE MINUTES TO MAKE INTERNATIONAL CALLS?

No, Straight Up minutes can only be used to make calls from Cell C to any local South African network.

HOW MUCH DO I PAY FOR AN INTERNATIONAL SMS?

The International SMS rate is R1.50 to all countries and networks.

HOW MUCH DO I PAY FOR AN INTERNATIONAL MMS?

The International MMS rate is R4.50 to certain countries.

WHAT ARE INTERNATIONAL PREMIUM RATED NUMBERS AND WHY IS IT CHARGED DIFFERENTLY?

Premium Rated numbers are, for example, competition lines, special services or any other Value Added Services.

As in South Africa, these numbers are charged at an additional cost.

International SMS FAQs

WHAT IS INTERNATIONAL SMS?

Cell C customers can send international SMSs

WHAT DOES AN INTERNATIONAL SMS COST?

The cost per international SMS is R1.50

WILL I BE CHARGED TO RECEIVE AN INTERNATIONAL SMS?

No

WHO CAN SEND INTERNATIONAL SMSs?

All Cell C Prepaid, Postpaid and Hybrid customers can send international SMSs

TO WHICH COUNTRIES CAN CUSTOMERS SEND AN SMS?

All destination's/countries and to all operators

DO I HAVE TO CONTACT THE CELL C CALL CENTRE TO ACTIVATE INTERNATIONAL SMS?

No

HOW DO I SEND INTERNATIONAL SMS?

The dialling prefix is + when sending outside South Africa, followed by the country code and the receipt number. E.g. +33 82 789 9871

International MMS FAQs

WHAT IS INTERNATIONAL MMS?

Cell C customers can send international MMSs - MMSs to destinations outside of SA

WHAT DOES AN INTERNATIONAL MMS COST?

The cost per international MMS is R4.50

WILL I BE CHARGED TO RECEIVE AN INTERNATIONAL MMS?

No

WHO CAN SEND INTERNATIONAL MMSs?

All Cell C Prepaid, Postpaid and Hybrid customers can send international MMSs

TO WHICH COUNTRIES CAN CUSTOMERS SEND AN MMS?

At the moment, customers can send MMSs to these countries via the following operators:

Country Operator
Australia Optus
Vodafone
Austria Hutchison 3G
Orange
Mobilkom
Bahrain Batelco
Zain
Belarus MTS
Bosnia and Herzegovina BH Telecom
Brazil Vivo
Brunei DST
B-Mobile
Bulgaria GLOBUL
Canada Globalive Wireless
China China Mobile
Croatia Vipnet
Cyprus MTN
Czech Republic Vodafone
O2
Denmark Hi3G
Telenor
Egypt Vodafone
Mobinil
Estonia Elisa
Fiji Vodafone
France Free Mobile
EI Telecom
Germany Telefónica
Greece Wind Hellas
Hungary Magyar Telekom Plc
Pannon
Iceland Nova
Vodafone
Iraq MTC Atheer
Asiacell
Isle of Man Manx Telecom
Jordan Umniah
Latvia Bite
Liechtenstein Orange
Luxembourg EPT
Tango
Macedonia VIP
Netherlands Vodafone
New Zealand Two Degrees Mobile
Norway TELENOR
Network
TeliaSonera
Poland P4 Sp. Z.o.o
Portugal TMN
Qatar Vodafone
Ooredoo
Russia MTS
Megafon
Beeline
Saudi Arabia Etisalat
Zain
Serbia VIP
Slovakia Telefonica O2
Tusmobile
Spain Lleida
KPN
Telecable
Sweden Hi3G
Switzerland Orange
Swisscom
Syria SyriaTel
Tajikistan Babilon Mobile
Tunisia Tunisie Telecom
Orascom Telecom Tunisie
UAE Du
UK Hutchison 3G
Vodafone
Ukraine Astelit
MTS
Ukrtelecom (Utel)
Beeline
USA Verizon Wireless
Uzbekistan Coscom
Yemen SabaFon

 

I HAVE SENT A MMS TO ONE OF THE COUNTRIES ABOVE, BUT IT DID NOT WORK?

You will need to send the MMS to both the country and operator listed above. Please check with the person to whom you are sending the MMS, which operator they use.

WHY CAN I NOT SEND MMSs TO OTHER COUNTRIES

Cell C is busy working with operators around the world, which is an on-going project and we will continue to update the list of countries and operators

HOW DO I ACTIVATE MMS?

  • Dial *147# choose option 3
  • When you receive the settings save them
  • If you are asked for a password, enter 1234 to save

DO I HAVE TO CONTACT THE CELL C CALL CENTRE TO ACTIVATE INTERNATIONAL MMS?

No

HOW DO I SEND INTERNATIONAL MMS?

The dialling prefix is + when sending outside South Africa, followed by the country code and the receipt number. E.g. +33 82 789 9871

International Calling Terms and Conditions

  1. Introduction
    1. These terms and conditions are to be read together with the terms and conditions as contained in your starter pack.
    2. All Prepaid and Least Cost Routing customers benefit from the international calling rates, subject to the exclusion set out below.
    3. All Postpaid customers who have inclusive minutes in their contract cannot use these minutes for international calling. Such international minutes will be billed separately. The customer’s inclusive minutes, SMS and data will not apply to calls, SMSs/MMSs to international numbers when the customer is dialing from South Africa. The customer will be billed separately (at the applicable rates) for calls, SMSs/MMSs to international numbers.
    4. All Top Up customers who have inclusive minutes in their contract cannot use these minutes for international calling. Before making an international call, please ensure that an airtime recharge is performed first. The customer’s inclusive minutes, SMS and data will not apply to calls, SMSs/MMSs to international numbers when the customer is dialing from South Africa. The customer will be billed separately (at the applicable rates) for calls, SMSs/MMSs to international numbers.
    5. Community Service Telephone customers are excluded from the benefitting from the international calling rates.
    6. All rates are flat rates and are per minute rates billed on a per second basis.
    7. All rates apply to fixed line and mobile calls unless specified
    8. These rates apply to voice calls only.
    9. Premium rated calls are excluded.
    10. National calls remain unaffected and will be charged as per the customers’ current price plan and product.
  2. General
    1. In the event of any dispute, Cell C's decision shall be final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
    2. Cell C may amend, modify or otherwise change these terms and conditions in its sole and absolute discretion and the amended version will be displayed in the same media as these terms and conditions. Cell C will notify you before Cell C amends or otherwise changes the terms and conditions. By participating or continuing to participate in the Promotion, you agree and understand that you will be bound by the amended terms and conditions.
    3. Cell C and any of its agents, directors or employees shall not be responsible in any way for claims, loss or damage suffered by you or any third party arising out of the Promotion.
    4. If required, as a result of changes in legislation, or for any other reason, Cell C shall have the right to extend this Promotion or terminate it immediately. Cell C will notify you before Cell C extends or terminates the Promotion. In the event of extension or termination, it is important that you understand that you waive any rights that you may have in terms of the Promotion and acknowledge that you will have no recourse against Cell C, its directors, agents, employees and promoters.




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