Satellite phones and service in South Africa

Satellite phones coverage, service and equipment in South Africa


South Africa is covered only by two global satellite phone service providers:

Thuraya coverage maps show that in the very northern part of the country there should be some sub-optimal Thuraya coverage area. Unfortunately, this is only the fringe of even the sub-optimal area (in which coverage is not guaranteed) and so satellite phone users should not expect to get any decent Thuraya coverage in South Africa, even in the northern parts.

Buying satellite phones in South Africa

Follow the links below for a list of satellite phone dealers in South Africa.

Check out information on satellite phones in other countries.