Bulk SMS South Africa

As a global leader in mobile messaging, Clickatell can provide your business with industry-leading communication tools to contact customers in South Africa and abroad at any time. 

Boasting two decades of experience, we’re able to offer you incredibly fast, reliable, and cost-effective bulk SMS services throughout South Africa.

Using Clickatell’s bulk SMS Platform, you can engage with your customers and facilitate transactions across more than 1 000 mobile networks in 220 countries. The sky is the limit!

Another one of our great offerings in South Africa is two-way messaging using SMS short codes. Some of the ways your business can benefit from these two-way numbers are:

  • Advertising and marketing campaigns

  • Competitions

  • Customer relationship management (CRM) messages 

  • Lead generation

  • SMS surveys

  • Order tracking

  • Delivery notifications 

  • Improved customer support

With our bulk SMS gateway and SMS short codes, the possibilities for increasing revenue are endless. Discover more about business SMS messaging and sign up for a free account today. This provides you with unlimited free testing in our sandbox environment.

What two-way SMS options are available?

Number of SMS messagesStandard*Priority*Two-Way*
0 - 9,999
10,000 - 49,999
50,000 - 99,999
100,000 - 249,999
250,000 - 499,999
500,000 - 999,999
1,000,000+Contact SalesContact SalesN/A

* Price per SMS

Because we put our customers first, we’ve negotiated the lowest possible pricing in South Africa using the best quality routes available. Our tiered pricing structure provides you with further cost savings, no matter your business size. Tier 1 supports fewer SMS messages at a great price and the higher you go, the more you save, with Tier 6 providing massive financial savings.

Companies that send more than 250 000 messages per month can get in touch with our Enterprise Sales Team for a specialized quotation through our VIP plan.

Networks supported for South Africa

  • 8TA

  • AppChat

  • Cell C

  • MTN

  • Neotel

  • Telkom

  • Virgin Mobile

  • Vodacom

  • Wireless Business Solutions

  • Wirelsc 

Terms & Conditions:

  • These prices are estimates only, and don't include VAT or other taxes. Actual prices are determined at the time you use the service, e.g., send a message.

  • The message prices shown above are the average prices per country and are indicative. The actual price you’ll pay is the price per operator, not the average message price per country as displayed. 

  • We will bill you in either USD, EUR, INR, GBP, or ZAR (depending on where you are). For your convenience you can choose to see this estimate in a different currency.

  • Please read our Payment Terms for more information on how billing works.

Please note that there are regulations that apply to SMS Messaging in South Africa. These can be viewed here. For regulations around South African short codes, see here