In South Africa you will find the state-of-the-art technology in Indian modes of communication. There is an availability of all the modern communication forms in SouthAfrica.
Useful information on dialing codes:
-> For outgoing international calls, dial 00 plus the country and area codes of the destination concerned. Refer to telephone directories for international dialing codes, or obtain 24-hour assistance by calling 10903.
-> Important local city dialing codes: 011 - Johannesburg; 012 - Pretoria; 021 - Cape Town; 031 - Durban; 041 - Port Elizabeth
-> For incoming international calls, the code is +27 followed by the city code or cellphone code, dropping the first 0.
-> O8 numbers are free to the caller; 0860 numbers are charged at local rates; 0861 numbers are charged at a flat rate.
South African telecommunicationsservice providers include 2 landline operators
1. Telkom : Telkom also offers WorldCall calling cards, which allow you to call to any destination in the world from a Telkom line in South Africa
Internet : South Africa is connected to the world through the Internet also. Almost every urban household has access to high speed Internet. Internet has also reached rural India. You use the cyber cafes to access the internet, these provide all the Internet facilities like e-mail, chatting, voice chat, etc. Outlets such as PostNet, which can be found in major cities, offer internet, fax, postage and photocopying facilities.