Africa (plan coverage)

Africa Regional Plan Coverage Map

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The Africa Region includes the countries listed below plus 12 nautical miles into coastal waters.

Due to the small geographical size and/or location of islands included in this list, calls may be interpreted by the system as originating from international waters and calls may be restricted. Therefore, the Africa rate or service availability is not guaranteed for these areas.

Western Africa

  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cape Verde
  • The Gambia
  • Ivory Coast
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Togo

Eastern Africa

  • Burundi
  • Comoros
  • Djibouti
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Juan de Nova Island
  • Kenya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Mozambique
  • Rwanda
  • Seychelles
  • Somalia
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Middle Africa

  • Angola
  • Cameroon
  • CAR
  • Chad
  • Congo
  • DRC
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Gabon
  • São Tomé and Príncipe

Northern Africa

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Morocco
  • Tunisia

Southern Africa

  • Botswana
  • Eswatini (Swaziland)
  • Lesotho
  • Namibia
  • South Africa (inc
    Prince Edward Island)

U.S. government regulations forbid Iridium Satellite and/or its affiliates from offering equipment or providing the Iridium service in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan or Syria, nor to any entity identified in the "Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons" list maintained by the US Office of Foreign Assets Control.

The Restricted Africa voucher will only work on land in Africa and up to 12 nautical miles off shore due to the Africa geo-restriction. Calls placed from outside of the Africa region will not be connected.