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Sri Lanka to Provide Many Wi-Fi Zones.

Sri Lanka Government is supporting the country to move with the advanced technology for the fast communication that will help the general public and make the country to be a leader in the South East Asian region. On this regard many projects are undertaken by the Government by itself and with foreign collaboration.

The latest one is to make many WiFi zones all over Srilanka and this will lead general public to have free internet service in these zones. It is not known whether these Wifi zones will allow the internet users to make free video calls, Skype call, GoogleTalk call or other IM service calls. This free WiFi service will not allow people in Sri Lanka to view video clips, movies or to send and receive large files but will allow quick access to their email accounts along with chat facilities if they have the compatible devices like Smartphone, tablets and laptops.

Most of the selected places for the free Wi-Fi zones will be around hospitals, popular beach areas, railway stations, bus stands, government buildings, universities, schools and other important public places.

At present they are planning to introduce Colombo City, Bandaranaike International Airport and the surrounding areas, roads to Colombo, costal area between Beruwala to Hambantota and the popular tourist destinations like Arugam Bay and Trincomalee as Wi-Fi zones and had started the project.

This Wi-Fi zone will help local people and tourist to access the internet without any hazels. The Wi-Fi zones are expected to be available for free by the middle of this year 2013.

Currently Sri Lanka Government provides Wi-Fi free for the International passengers at the Bandaranayake Air Port and Mattala Rajapakse International air port in Hambantota.

Mean while the provides the fixed 4G connectivity to turn in to Wi-Fi hotspots at affordable price in Colombo, Jaffna and Kandy.

A Note to you

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International country code of Sri Lanka is +94 or 0094.