SMS Roamer

Stay in touch via SMS while travelling

Activate SMS Roamer before you leave South Africa and avoid spending money on data and voice roaming costs.


Please note: 

    •         All Contract, Top Up and Prepaid customers can use SMS Roamer on our International Roaming partner networks

    •         ALL voice and data functions on your cellphone are disabled while SMS Roamer is active.

    •         You need to deactivate SMS Roamer when you return so that your voice and data functions are re-enabled. 

    Terms and conditions apply

    How to activate & deactivate SMS Roamer

    To activate SMS Roamer                  To deactivate SMS Roamer                       
    Activate BEFORE you leave              Deactivate when you return         
    SMS 'Roamon' to 123 or 31050                      
    SMS 'Roamoff' to 123 or 31050                     

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    Help & support 

    SMS Roamer FAQs

    Avoid the queue! Read our Frequently Asked Questions online to get the support you need.

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