Sri Lanka ADSL Broadband through wire and fiber optics service is provided through the landline phone's connection in Sri Lanka by SLT. SLT network offers4G mobile network, High Speed broadband Internet through fiber optics and many other services too. People use modem, routers, Wi-Fi routers and dongles to get connected to the internet. Wi-Fi Router is the most preferred one here. This can give internet connectivity to all family members for their Mobile phones and Tablets to access the internet. Day time data is counted from 09:00AM till 00:00 hours and then from 00:00 till 09:00AM it will be counted as night time data. It is better to explain this to all your family members to save on your internet bill.
SLT 24 Hours Support Hotline: 1212
Your monthly will come along with the standard telephone service bill. Large number of users prefers to have SLT ADSL service as it is more affordable and provides fast internet connection. Most of their package provides data as day bundle and night bundle. To have your SLT ADSL connection, you must own one SLT provided telephone line and an account with them. You can visit the nearest SLT office and to make a contract and have to select your desired package. Get your username. (First two letters will represent your area followed by your phone email@example.com). Get your password (Usually your phone number, if you like you can change it to desired one) Normally it will take 24 hours to get your ADSL to be activated.
You have to buy the following accessories (better from Sri lanka Telecom), to get connected to the internet.
Your internet must connect now otherwise call Sri Lanka Telecom Hot Line through 1212 and follow the language instruction to get assistance in Sinhala, Tamil or English. You can call this SLT Hotline for to report your home phone troubles too. SLT Adsl 24 help line phone number is 1212.
Check whether your phone line is working.
If it is not working make a complaint. When they repair it you will get your internet service automatically.
See all the wires are properly connected to the splitter, router and to the PC or Laptop.
Restart your router and see whether you are connected. If not call the customer care number and make a complaint.
In the address bar type http://192.168.1.1/
When prompted provide Username and Password as admin/password
Select "Setup" and then WLAN
In the SSID field is your Wi-Fi name (Can create a new one too)
Once you go in to the configuration section go to "security" and place your new password in the "Pre-Shared Key" field.
Password must have Capital letters, numbers and symbols. Minimum 8 alphanumeric digits.
Sample password - Pan@1234
Now go to your Smartphone or Laptop and switch on the Wi-Fi.
During the rainy season or if you are experiencing lightning and thunder, switch off and disconnect all the wires from the modem/router and PC to prevent lightening attacking your gadgets.Some time you can't browse web pages but can get connected to the Skype service to make calls.
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.