Sri Lanka Call FAQ.

16:10 AM 01/21/2019

Q: Did the Sri Lanka Call rate changed recently?

Sri lanka Call Rates were changed According to the Sri Lanka Government's 2012 budget,

International calls will be charged LKR 3.00/minute from the current LKR 2.00/minute.

Incoming International calls will be charged US$0.9 cents per minute which was earlier charged US$0.7 cents per minute.

Current local mobile phone call rate within same carrier Rs 1/- + tax, to another carrier Rs 2/- + tax.

Q: How to make cheap calls to Sri Lanka?

To make cheap phone calls to Sri Lanka use VoIP accounts, IM or Call Apps. VoIP companies provide cheap phone calls to Sri Lanka. So buy credit from any of the VoIP companies after comparing their prices. It is cheap to make calls on Sundays, Holidays and Poyadays from Sri Lanka Land lines.

Ask your friends and relatives to become as a member in Skype, Viber or any other IM programs like these. You too become as a member in that program. Then you can make free calls with the other party, if both parties are online..

Q: Best time to make cheap calls from Sri Lanka?

9.00 PM to 5.00 AM on week days is the good time for chaeap calls.

Sundays, Poya days and holidays allow you to make cheap calls from 00.00 AM to 24.00 PM.

Q: What is the best time to make business calls to Sri Lanka?

Government offices can accept your calls from 8.00AM till 17.00PM. (Except Saturday, Sunday, Poya Days and Sri Lanka Government Holidays)

Private offices used to open 9.00 AM till 17.00 PM. 10.00AM to 15.00 is good for business calling here.

Q: Which is cheaper system to call Sri Lanka? Land lines or mobile phones?

Calls to land lines are the cheaper one, when compared to mobile phone call tariff.

Q: Do my mobile phone calls are monitored by some one?

No, they are not monitored by any one, but will be kept in recorded mode for 3 months of time period in the Network office. Calls made through Skype can't be monitored and there will be no recording of the encrypted Skype calls as the company is using encrypted scripts. But the company can control it, if they want.

Q: What is the use of PIN in the mobile phone?

The PIN (Personal Identification Number) is associated to your SIM card as a security feature. If you had activated your PIN using your mobile phone can prevent your mobile phone number being used by others if it is lost or stolen. Some phone has PIN and Pin 2 too. You can activate this or change it by going in to your mobile phone's security feature.

I am leaving Sri Lanka. Can I provide my SIM card to another person?
No, it is illegal as the phone number is registered under your Identity. Any wrong doing using your SIM card will be counted on you.
So dispose it properly or return it to the carrier office.

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.