Lycamobile, which claims to be the world’s largest mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), says it has partnered with Cell C to start rolling out its services in South Africa.
The UK-based group has a global network reach into 23 countries, while its partnership with Cell C marks the firm’s first launch in Sub-Saharan Africa.
“Following this launch, South Africans will have the opportunity to connect with friends and family through Lycamobile’s low-cost calling, texting and data services,” the group said in a statement.
Lycamobile operates in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, UK, Ukraine and USA.
It runs on various carriers around the world, including Telstra in Australia, Vodafone in Germany and Italy, O2 in the UK, and T-Mobile in the US.