Call Sponsor 

Stay in touch with friends and family even when they’re out of airtime.

  • Use your Vodacom Contract to pay for calls and SMSs made by friends and family.
  • Ensure continuous communication even when they don’t have airtime or SMS bundles left.
  • Track calls and SMSs sent.

To activate Call Sponsor

Contact your Service Provider

For more information, call Customer Care on 082 135, FREE from a Vodacom cellphone

What is Call Sponsor?           

  • Call Sponsor is a FREE service that lets Vodacom Contract customers sponsor calls and SMSs made by up to six Prepaid or Top Up customers.
  •  In turn, the six sponsored people can make sponsored calls or send SMSs to up to six numbers.
  • Calls and SMSs sponsored can be made to customers on any network in South Africa.

Who can get Call Sponsor?          

  •  All Vodacom Contract customers can get Call Sponsor.
  •  All Vodacom Top Up and Prepaid customers can be sponsored by a Vodacom Contract customer.

Why should I get Call Sponsor?

Stay in touch with others

Communication does not stop even when your friends and family don’t have airtime or SMS bundles left.

 FREE activation

Only pay for sponsored calls and SMSs.

How much does Call Sponsor cost?      

  •  Call Sponsor is FREE – no activation or usage fees.
  •  All sponsored calls made and SMSs sent by your sponsored numbers are debited against your Vodacom Contract under ‘Sponsored Calls’.
  • These are charged at Prepaid and Top Up call rates applicable to the sponsored person’s price plan.

How do I get and use Call Sponsor?

To activate Call Sponsor:

  • For FREE activation, contact your Service Provider.
  • Then add up to six Prepaid or Top Up Customers.

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  1. Call 082 12000  FREE from a Vodacom cellphone.
  2. Follow the voice prompts.

After Call Sponsor is activated

  1. We send SMSs to the six people you added, notifying them of your intention to sponsor their calls and SMSs.
  2. Once they accept via SMS, their calls and SMSs to six numbers are sponsored.
  3. You will automatically get a confirmation SMS.

Please note:

  • All the above-mentioned SMS communication is absolutely FREE.
  • Sponsorship is cancelled if the person you wish to sponsor does not respond within seven days of the first SMS request.
  • MMSs and data cannot be sponsored.
  • Calls and SMSs made while roaming cannot be sponsored.  

For more information:

Call Customer Care on 082 135, FREE from a Vodacom cellphone.

Help & Support

Call Sponsor FAQs

Read our Frequently Asked Questions online to get all the support you need.

 Find out more


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