Seamless prepaid roaming

MTN Seamless Prepaid Roaming allows prepaid customers to access roaming services at the most affordable rates.​

Overview

MTN Seamless Prepaid Roaming allows prepaid customers to access roaming services at the most affordable rates. Even though you can roam in several countries with no restrictions on your prepaid account, MTN Seamless Prepaid roaming provides you an affordable alternative.

All you have to do is dial *161*the number you want to call and end with#. For example, when calling 26096xxxxxxx, you simply dial *161*26096xxxxxxx#. You then receive a call connecting you to the person you want to speak to.

Not only will you be able to make calls, but you will also be able to receive calls and send SMSs at the following applicable rates.

Call Back Home Call within Visited country SMS Received call
K3.40K3.40Standard rates applyStandard rates apply


*All voice calls are charged in 60-second increments. For SMS and received call rates, please refer to roaming rates in the respective country visited.

Currently MTN Seamless Prepaid Roaming is available when you roam on the following partners:

Country Operator
South AfricaMTN
South AfricaVodacom (Pty) Ltd.
South AfricaCell C
KenyaSafaricom
UgandaMTN
NamibiaMTC
MozambiqueMozambique Cellular
AustraliaTelstra
BotswanaMascom
BotswanaOrange
Congo DRVodacom Congo
TanzaniaVodacom
MalawiTNM
RwandaMTN
United Arab EmiratesE.T.I.S.A.L.A.T
United KingdomEverything Everywhere
MauritiusOrange
SwazilandMTN
China China Unicom


You are able to send SMSs and receive calls on partner operators which are not listed above. Click here to see our full list of partners.


MTN Seamless Prepaid Roaming allows prepaid customers to access roaming services at the most affordable rates. Even though you can roam in several countries with no restrictions on your prepaid account, MTN Seamless Prepaid roaming provides you an affordable alternative.

All you have to do is dial *161*the number you want to call and end with#. For example, when calling 26096xxxxxxx, you simply dial *161*26096xxxxxxx#. You then receive a call connecting you to the person you want to speak to.

Not only will you be able to make calls, but you will also be able to receive calls and send SMSs at the following applicable rates.

Call Back Home Call within Visited country SMS Received call
K3.40K3.40Standard rates applyStandard rates apply


*All voice calls are charged in 60-second increments. For SMS and received call rates, please refer to roaming rates in the respective country visited.

Currently MTN Seamless Prepaid Roaming is available when you roam on the following partners:

Country Operator
South AfricaMTN
South AfricaVodacom (Pty) Ltd.
South AfricaCell C
KenyaSafaricom
UgandaMTN
NamibiaMTC
MozambiqueMozambique Cellular
AustraliaTelstra
BotswanaMascom
BotswanaOrange
Congo DRVodacom Congo
TanzaniaVodacom
MalawiTNM
RwandaMTN
United Arab EmiratesE.T.I.S.A.L.A.T
United KingdomEverything Everywhere
MauritiusOrange
SwazilandMTN
China China Unicom


You are able to send SMSs and receive calls on partner operators which are not listed above. Click here to see our full list of partners.