South Africa

eSIM tariff for data roaming in South Africa 


The Red Bull MOBILE Data Roaming App developed for our athletes is now also available for you! Now you can stay connected while traveling through South Africa, or wherever you might travel.

Download now and enjoy 100MB of free data!

Download the easy to install Red Bull MOBILE App and enjoy unlimited Mobile Internet in Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg or all over South Africa respectively.

  • We never charge a basic fee. Once you activate your eSIM card, you are ready to connect to the world without any basic or roaming fees.
  • You will be able to email, chat, set up video conferencing and use your social media accounts. Connecting with your family and friends around the globe is instantaneous.
  • Explore our low cost eSIM data plans for South Africa, with instant activation on eSIM-compatible devices. You get to decide which plan works best for your travel needs.
  • The first 100MB of data are for free.

Ideal for travel to Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg or across South Africa.

Using a LTE/4G network while traveling through South Africa you can now connect to the internet with your eSIM card and the Red Bull MOBILE Data app and avoid expensive roaming charges. That way you will stay in touch with your family and friends via your favorite apps like WhatsApp, TikTok, Facebook or Instagram. Don’t think about roaming and start saving on your trip.

Simply download the app, choose your data plan for your destination, and follow the instructions on how to activate the Red Bull MOBILE eSIM data plan. Once your account is activated you are ready to connect to the world.

With Red Bull MOBILE you will have a stable and fast internet connection throughout South Africa.

Download the Red Bull MOBILE Data app to see if your device is eSim compatible. You can also check if your smartphone is supported by looking up the settings:

iOS devices: Go to Settings > Mobile Data or Cellular Data, if you have the Add Mobile Plan or Add Data Plan option, your iPhone supports eSIMs.

Supported devices include iPhone XS, XR and newer models

Android devices: Go to Settings > Connections > SIM card manager. If you have the “Add mobile plan” option, your smartphone supports eSIMs.

The majority of newer Android smartphones are supported including the Samsung Galaxy S20 or newer models, Google Pixel 3 or newer models, Huawei P40 and many more.

South Africa

Here are some interesting and fun facts about South Africa

  • Country Code: +27
  • Capital: Pretoria (executive), Cape Town (legislative), and Bloemfontein (judicial)
  • Other main cities: Johannesburg, Durban, Soweto
  • Population: 60.6 millions (2022 est.)
  • Language: South Africa has eleven official languages: Zulu and Xhosa are the most widely spoken, in addition to English, Afrikaans and nine ethnic languages. While most South Africans can communicate in more than one language, English is the most commonly spoken and the language of official business and commerce.
  • Currency: South African Rand ZAR
  • The world’s first heart transplant was completed in Cape Town, South Africa. Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the world’s first heart transplant on 3 December 1967 at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town.
  • Tsitsikamma, on the border of the Western Cape and Eastern Cape is the world’s highest commercial bungee jump! You can take the 216-meter jump off the Bloukrans Bridge and soar through the air towards the Bloukrans River below.
  • Cape Town’s iconic Table Mountain is believed to be one of the oldest mountains in the world. The mountain is approximately 260 million years old; it’s also home to thousands of species of plant life, including species unique to the Cape Floral Region.
  • Table mountain is one of the world’s 7 New Natural Wonders.

Did you know…?

  • Red Bull South Africa’s national office is based in the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town – the oldest working harbor in the southern hemisphere and one of Africa’s most visited destinations. The famous Table Mountain is our backdrop, with extensive views over the ocean, city bowl and the peaks of the Hottentots-Holland Mountains.
  • Red Bull launched in the South African market in 1997, 10 years after the first can of Red Bull was sold in Austria in 1987.
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