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Submitted on Nov 02, 2019 Useful Info

How to get a SIM card in Tunisia

  • Tunisia has 3 leading telco service providers, these are
  1. Tunisie télécom
  2. Ooredoo
  3. Orange

Tunisie télécom

  • This is the largest telecommunications provider with generally strong network coverage in major towns and reliable network all across the country.
  • Some of Tunisie télécom best SIM card services include
  1. The Mobi prepaid SIM card- You can add any amount of credit between TND1-TND20 with the validity of 10 to 180 days.
  2. Data only SIM cards. Though they still charge the standard data price ( TND 0.01 per Kb of data)
  • To buy data dial *145#
  • To check your balance dial *122#


  • This is Tunisie télécom's main competitor. Ooredoo top SIM card varies and features include
  1. Awal a la carte prepaid SIM card-It gives you a free 800Mb every time you spend above TND8
  2. Holiday SIM card- it's only valid for 90 days and gives you bonuses every time you spend credit worth TND 5, 10 and 25.
  3. Data only SIM card- It's basically similar to that of Tunisie télécom but their data costs TND 0.4 per 100Kb


  • Here are some of Orange's top prepaid SIM card plans
  1. Connecti- gives you TND5 as call bonus
  2. 3ajab and tehabbel- Gives you 700 MB data bonus
  3. Boouj- This prepaid plan gives you 2GB of data after TND7 worth of credit
  • Their prepaid SIM cards cost TND 5 and you can only top up TND 5 at a time.