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Google's HS Internet in Sri Lanka.

Google Inc had signed and agreement with the Sri Lanka Government to provide high speed internet through its balloon powered internet service. So once it is enabled, Sri Lanka people can access high speed internet service through their servicce providers from their mobile phone or LTE enabled devices from any part of Sri Lanka.

The service is cost effective and you can expect to get high speed internet service from your service provider at reduced price. Here nearly 2.6 million people are using mobile internet service while more than 600,000 people are using the ADSL service through their fixed lines. For the mobile phone connectivity Sri Lanka provides 2G, 3G and 4G LTE connectivity and these services are provided in Sri Lanka before the other South East Asian nations.

Through this Loon project Google will keep their project Loon balloons travel approximately 20 km above the Earth's surface in the stratosphere.These balloons will stay above the airline routes and it will not be visible to naked eyes of human. These helium Ballons are solar powered and and are controlled through softwares. They can be moved and placed in required position, can be brought back to earth safely and so on.

According to Deputy Economic Policy Minister Harsha de Silva's Twitter post, "Hopefully in a few months every person and every device on the island will be covered by 3G."

Mean while there are plans to offer free Wi-Fi hotspots all over Sri Lanka by the month of March in the year 2016.

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A Note to you

Public holidays, Sundays and Poya days are the best time to make low priced calls to any part of the world from Sri Lanka through out the day and night.

International country code of Sri Lanka is +94 or 0094.