How To Port To Telkom in South Africa

What is a Telkom?

Telkom SA SOC Limited is a South African wireline and wireless telecommunications provider, operating in more than 38 countries across the African continent.

How To Port To Telkom in South Africa?

If you wish to migrate to Telkom, the process is as simple as following the following steps:

You will need to buy a Telkom SIM card and have it registered with RICA.

Using your old SIM card, you will be required to text portme# followed by your ID number and the 20-digit ICCIC number on the back of the new SIM card.

After 24 to 48 hours, insert the new Telkom SIM card into your phone.

How does number porting work in South Africa?

You will have to supply authentication details (specifically your ID number and existing account number). This information will be sent to your existing operator by the destination network to verify your details and the current state of your cell phone contract