Cell C is pleased to announce it will be offering reduced international roaming rates to 58 countries covering 99 networks, making the pricing simple and transparent for customers travelling overseas.
From 13 September, customers roaming on any of the countries listed below will pay a standard R10 per minute for making and receiving calls, R10 per MB for data and R2.99 per SMS on certain networks in these countries.
The only exclusions to these are:
“Cell C is continuously working with foreign operators to increase the number of networks and countries where our customers can enjoy a worry-free and predictable roaming experience by providing more affordable roaming rates,” says Jose Dos Santos, Cell C Chief Executive Offer.
Customers are advised to manually select discounted networks when roaming to ensure that they always pay the lowest roaming charges. A detailed list of networks and their associated roaming rates will be available from 13 September and can be found via https://www.cellc.co.za/cellc/international-roaming. This page also provides handy tips on how to better manage your roaming spend.
Cell C also continues to offer Wi-Fi Calling as an alternative to roaming, a service that turns any Wi-Fi hotspot into a Cell C base station, effectively allowing customers to make and receive calls as if they were in South Africa, while they are travelling abroad. Find out more about Wi-Fi Calling by visiting https://www.cellc.co.za/cellc/wi-fi-calling-personal.
For more information on either the new roaming rates or Wi-Fi Calling, customers can also contact the Cell C call centre on 140.
List of countries with discounted roaming rates:
12. Congo DRC
13. Congo Republic
14. Costa Rica
16. Czech Republic
38. New Zealand
54. United Kingdom