India is one of the countries where more than 564 million mobile phones are in use. Indian Government doesn’t allow VoIP calling from India to other countries. Smartphone users can use the Free call Apps and other IM Apps such as Viber, Snapchat, Whatsapp and other similar Apps. People can make free or cheap VoIP calls to India land lines and mobile phones. Free Skype calls are possible to India if both parties have the Smartphone. Now in India 3G network and iPhone 3GS are available and this will enable the Indian iPhone 3GS user to make free and low priced calls over the Internet to overseas land lines and mobile phones. It is cheap to call India from Sri Lanka as special offers are made by Sri Lanka carriers, specially by the Airtel.
While are visiting India it is a good option to have your Indian mobile SIM card. With this you can have cheap phone calls and Data plan. Good Data plan is enough to make free calls to all over the world. To get one SIM card from any carrier you must provide your
1. Passport photo copy (Some places may require color photocopy.)
2. 2 Color Photos.
3. An address in India
4. An Indian friend’s phone number.
To call India from USA Dial 0011 91 40 23456789
(if city code is 40 and the desired phone number is 23456789)
001 616 41941958 (If the city code is 616 and the desired number is 41941958)
To call a Sri Lanka number from India dial in the following order. 0094 11 2727272
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India International country Calling code 0091 or +91
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Address: High Commission for the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
27, Kautilya Marg,
Chanakyapuri, New Delhi,
Pin Code - 110021.
Telephone: 3010201, 3010202, 3010203
Address: High Commission of India, Colombo 36-38, Galle Road,
Telephone: 0094 -11 - 2327587 / 2422788 / 2421605
Fax: 2446403 / 2448166
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.