Mobile Network Information: MTC Namibia

Modified on Thu, 13 May 2021 at 11:04 AM

SIMcontrol Functionality Offered

SIM balance monitoring (Airtime and Data)

Automated scheduled recharges

Manual recharges


APN Settings

APN: internet
Username: [blank]
Password: [blank]

SIM supply

Flickswitch can supply MTC SIMs.  

SIMs have PINs activated on supply. This needs to be removed manually. 

SIM Network Activation

Dial *682# to activate a SIM (Updated on 9 Oct 2019)

SIM Expiry (number recycling)

SIM expiry (SIM deletion) can occur when your SIM has been inactive for 60 days  - i.e. no activity from the SIM. 

Keep-alive options

To keep a SIM active on the network, there must be usage (a billable event) from the SIM (device) at least every 60 days. 


Out-of-bundle Data Pricing (Billing data use against normal airtime)

N$1 per MB 

Data roaming outside of Namibia

Not available as default - only voice and SMS roaming is allowed and this needs to be activated. 

Useful USSD Codes:

Short CodeAction
+264811300000Prepaid enquiry (Roaming)
=+264811110000Voicemail retrieval (Roaming)
*628# (Activate/deactivate)Roaming Services
*140*682#MTC Money
13000Customer Contact Centre for Pre-paid Customers
*682#International Voice Bundle
*682#Data Bundle with Validity
*682# (this will display your balance on the screen)Balance Enquiry
13300Family and Friends
13700Airtime Transfer
*150*cell number#CallMe Request
13400Class of Service Migration
*124*1#To view MSISDN(charged 10cents per session)
*124*2#To view date and time (charged 10cents per session)
*43*11#Call Hold / Wait (activate)
#43*11#Call Hold / wait (de-activate)

Customer Care / Support

Dial 130

From landline: 081-130

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