Call Sri Lanka Mobile Phones.

5:27 AM 12/3/2021

Calling mobile phones from overseas doesn't require to use 0 in between country code and the mobile phone number. When you want to call a mobile phone within Sri Lanka, you must have a "0" in the front of the mobile phone number.

What is Sri Lanka country code?
Sri Lanka country code is 0094 or +94

Sri Lanka international postal code. Here
How do I call Sri Lanka from Canada or USA?
First dial the exit code 011 followed by 94 and mobile phone number in Sri Lanka.

(Sample Sri Lanka mobile phone number 077xxxxxxx). When calling a mobile phone from overseas include the IDD code 0094 or +94 followed by subscriber's number. Don't use "0" in the front of the mobile phone number as you used to dial within Sri Lanka. If the receiver is not busy you will hear the ringing tone of the mobile phone. No charges will apply to the Sri Lanka mobile phone user for the incoming local, International calls and for incoming messages. Take note calling mobile phones on Holidays and Weekends will give you cheaper rate per minute. In Sri Lanka it is easier to call cell phones than calling a land phone number. Srilanka uses the 900MHz band for their GSM Network. Using your WhatsApp, Viber, Snapchat through Mobile phones are not restricted.

No area codes are allocated for the mobile phones here in Sri Lanka. Cell phones can work without the area codes within this country with their mobile phone numbers. Only the land lines (Fixed) and the CDMA phones have to use the local area codes. Mobile phones here have peak and off-peak billing facility. Also with the carrier's support you can select either second billing or minutes billing for the calls you made through your cell phone. In the meantime in Sri Lanka nearly all the people got one cell phone for them. But not all of them are Smartphones. So don't search for your friends or relatives in your WhatsApp or Viber messenger. In this case if you want to call them buy some call credits and directly call their mobile number.

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Around 31.80 million mobile connections are in use in Sri Lanka. Meanwhile, 2G, 3G, 3.75G, 4G, 4G LTE, 4.5G and 5G network connection services are available here. People can make and receive video calls with their handsets, if both parties have 3G or higher connection enabled Smartphone with them. To use 4G SIM cards, your Smartphone must support 4G Capabilities.

Mobile phone carriers in Sri Lanka.

  • 070 and 071 Mobitel
  • 072 Etisalat (Now merged with Hutch. Etisalat formally was Tigo and Celltel)
  • 077 and 076 Dialog GSM
  • 072 and 078 Hutch (Etisalat Merged with Hutch)
  • 075 Airtel (Bharti)

CDMA phones are too operating through the wireless technology. ( This kind of phone usage is declining)

  • 2 - Sri Lanka Telecom
  • 4 - Suntel (Now merged with Dialog)
  • 5 - Lanka Bell
  • 7 - Dialog Telekom
How to call Lanka hand phones from another country?
Dial Srilanka International phone code 0094 (or +94) first and followed by the Cell phone number. Don't use the 0 in between country code and Mobile phone number.

Are there area codes available for the cellular phones in Sri Lanka?
No. There are no area codes set for the LK cellular phones.

What is the Cell or Mobile phone directory in Sri Lanka?
There are no directories available in Sri Lanka for the mobile phone users. You can search in the Google, LinkedIn or Facebook with their names to see if their phone numbers are available. If they had registered their names and phone numbers in websites, then only you can view them.

Where I can I find Sri Lanka mobile phone user's directory?
There is no mobile phone user directory in Sri Lanka.


Dialog Carrier.

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.