Call Sri Lanka mobile phone by dialing 0094 or +94 followed by the mobile phone number without the zero in the front. To call a land line or CDMA phone dial 0094 or +94 first and then dial the city code and the subscribers' phone number. This simple dialing process will apply to the softphone calls too. To make a foreign call from here, first dial 00 followed by country code, city code and the phone number.
Sri Lanka is celebrating its Sinhala and Tamil New Year on 13th and 14th of April. Most of the Business establishments will be closed up to 22nd April due to the New Year Holidays. Private transport service will too resume back to normal operation from 18th April. Public transport service will not be available in full swing in these days. Many restaurants too will be closed till 22nd April. In these days lot of foreign calls are made to Colombo from foreign countries. Likewise local people used to exchange SMS and MMs during these days to send Greeting to their relatives and friends. Be on watch for drunk drivers, if you are walking on the streets in these days.
Latest mobile phone technology allows Srilanka to provide crystal clear sound and HD quality video calls to the Smartphones and devices. This is available to the entire citizen, visiting Business men and for the Tourists. Calling within same carrier is cheaper while calling another carrier is little expensive within the country. Visiting Business men and Tourists can buy tourist SIM card packages with validity of one month period.
Hotline SLT: 1212
Mobitel: 141 or 1717
Available Networks: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE and 5G networks.
Video calls through 3G and above Networks.
Best time for Business Calls: 10:00 AM to 16:00 PM (GMT 04:30 AM to 10:30 AM)
Discounted calls from Sri Lanka: On Sundays, Holidays and Poya days. (Also off peak hours)
International country phone code: Sri Lanka +94 or 0094.
1,451,982 registered internet users can dial and/or receive voice calls through the internet connected PC and Laptops.
Nearly 32,049,932 mobile phones (including Smartphones) are in use as of October, 2018. Mean while there 2,509,331 Land phone are being connected through wires.
Government offers free Wi-Fi to its citizens in many important locations, so calls to your friends and family members will be free too through any of the available IM Apps that both parties have in their devices.
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.