Cell Phone Services in Namibia

Cell Phone Services in Namibia

A mobile phone, cellular phone, cell phone, cellphone, handphone, or hand phone, sometimes shortened to simply mobile, cell or just phone, is a portable telephone that can make and receive calls over a radio frequency link while the user is moving within a telephone service area.

Here are some of the cell phone service in Namibia

There are only two cell service providers in Namibia. MTC and TN Mobile have very similar prices, but MTC has better coverage, which made the decision about which one to buy pretty straightforward.

These are the cell phone repairers in Namibia

Namibia cellphone accessories

Exque Cellphone Centre

TechGeeks Namibia


instant iPhone Namibia

One stop cell phone repairs

Global Tech

Cellphone repair shop

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use my cell phone in Namibia?

Yes, in larger cities, there is usually a good cell phone network. Make sure to activate global roaming with your provider if you want to use your cell phone while traveling.

What network does MTC use?

Leading global ICT solutions provider Huawei has been the technological partner and supplier of the 4G LTE technologies to MTC.

How do I activate roaming on MTC?

Data roaming was deactivated for all customers in order for them to manually activate/deactivate Data roaming as and when needed by dialing *682# and following instructions.

How do I get a Namibian SIM card?

How to Buy a Prepaid SIM Card in Namibia. MTC has a store in the small arrivals hall at Windhoek airport, on your left as you exit. It’s open for all international arrivals, so if you’re flying into Namibia, this is the easiest place to pick up a SIM.

How do I buy TN mobile airtime with FNB?

  • Dial 140000# OR 140321# from your cellphone and enter your Cellphone Banking PIN when asked for it.
  • From your home screen Menu, select Prepaid Airtime, by replying with the number 1.
  • Key in the cellphone number you wish to recharge.

What is MTC TikTok bundle?

All Select, Mobiz Voice and SmartShare Voice packages will automatically receive a seven-day TikTok Data Bundle free of charge every month. The validity of the bundle will only start once the customer utilises /open the TikTok app.

How do I buy MTC packages?

Customers can purchase Add-on Data Bundles via USSD (*682#), SMS (147) or via the MTC App. Data Bundle with Validity data is valid for 60 days and the promotional data will be valid for 30 days from day of purchase. Contract customers on the specified packages can buy the Package Specific Data Bundles

How do I buy international minutes on MTC?

How to use international voice bundles? Dial *682# from the dialing screen.

Can you use a phone without a SIM card?

The short answer, yes. Your Android smartphone will totally work without a SIM card. In fact, you can do almost everything you can do with it right now, without paying a carrier anything or using a SIM card. All you need is Wi-Fi (internet access), a few different apps, and a device to use.

How much is a new SIM card?

Generally, a new SIM chip costs between $1 and $10. When ordered directly from the mobile service provider, a new SIM card may be replaced free of charge in-store or by calling the company’s customer service.

Can SIM card go bad?

For example, while most Android smartphones use SIM cards in the micro format, recent iPhones only support nano cards. If the SIM card was misaligned, your device should now be able to read the SIM card and connect to a mobile network. The problem could also be a damaged SIM card or a malfunctioning smartphone.

How do I check my MTC credit?

  • Dial 139 for your balance enquiry , the call will be automatically dropped and you will receive an sms with your balance.
  • Send a USSD dial string as *139# to retrieve your balance information.

Is MTC a private company?

Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) is a mobile telecommunications company and internet service provider in Namibia.

How do I make my MTC number private?

Should you prefer to keep calls from your cellphone number anonymous, you can request MTC to activate Call Line Identification Restricted (CLIR) on your cellphone number at no additional charge. Contact our Contact Centre (12000) or your nearest MobileHome.

How can I get free SMS on MTC?

Customers must dial *682# and follows the menu to convert the Free Recharge SMS. Customers will receive N$0.004 for each Free Recharge SMS. The Free Money is valid for 30 days from conversion and can only be used for National voice, data and SMS.