Ivory Coast is a West African country with a population of 25.9 million. As of 2019, mobile penetration there has reached 128% (which is about 32.3 million connections). With an average rate of $0.1 per minute, Ivory Coast is a profitable business direction for traffic termination.
There are 3 mobile operators in Ivory Coast:
Another operator, YouMee, provides only LTE access services. Its SIM cards are not suitable for voice termination.
By law, GSM operators in Ivory Coast must verify the identity of each customer buying a SIM card. In fact, prepaid cards can be bought from the street merchants without showing your ID documents. But unregistered SIM cards get blocked quite quickly. Take this into account in your work; it is better to make an advance arrangement with someone about the supply of a large amount of cards registered to third parties.
The cost of a prepaid SIM card in Ivory Coast ranges from 86 cents to $4.2. An initial loan is immediately available on your account balance in an amount equal to the price of the starting plan. In fact, the costs of SIM-cards are compensated immediately after activation.
The local operators’ standard rates for national calls range from $0.16 to $0.18 per minute. But you can take advantage of profitable offers with which a minute of a call within the country can cost up to $0.008. If you start a voip termination business in Ivory Coast, you can earn at least $100-300 from a channel.