General Info

To get connected head to the Community Resource Centre on West Island. From there you can purchase:

Scratch Cards. These are available in $10, $20 & $50 denominations.
SIM Cards – No longer available.

Call Rates

30c per minute in 30 second increments to:

Cocos, Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Hong Kong, New Zealand, UK, US & Canada
90c per minute in 30 second increments to Rest of the World
$4.50 per minute in 30 second increments to Satellite Phones

SMS Rates

25c – Australia
50c – International
To send SMS you need to enter the full International number, eg. +61406329011

Call Forwarding Codes

Telstra

Turn on Call Forward: **21*(Cocos Mobile Number)#
Turn off call Forward: ##21*#
Check (when on Telstra network) if forwarding is on: *#21*#
Links below for Optus and Vodafone Call Forwarding Codes and Setup:

Optus
Vodafone

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For a full list of Telstra Call Forwarding Calls (for those that are interested):

Turn on Call Forward: **code*(phone number to forward calls to, including area code)*10#
Turn off call Forward: ##code**10#
Check if forwarding is on: *#code#

Where: “code” is:
21 for “All calls”
61 for “No answer”
62 for “Unreachable”, ie “out of coverage”
67 for “Busy”

Specifically for “no answer”, you can set the duration your phone rings before it diverts using the following:
**61*(phone number to forward calls to, including area code)**(number of seconds)#