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Colombo land line service is mostly covered by the Sri Lanka Telecom service provider through the copper cable network and Fibre Optic network. These networks carry the High Speed data connection and PEO TV Service. Standard phone nuber of SLT land Line is 112xxxxxx. SLT offers Directory service too, where you can find the phone number of any person or Business Organization who have account with SLT.
Cell phones service is provided by 5 major carriers throughout the Colombo District. There is no code number for the Colombo mobile phones. Just dial their numbers with 0 while you are in Colombo. To call a cell phone in Colombo from another country add 0094 and don't use the o before the mobile phone number. Typical number will look like this for a caller in foreign land 00947xxxxxxxx.
Colombo is the commercial capital of Sri Lanka where Chamber of commerce, Colombo Stock Exchange and Harbor are located. The main market offers all the commodities, meat products, sea food, vegetables and fruits to all part of Sri Lanka. Each product prices are decided from these markets located in this business capital Colombo.
Colombo city got many high rising buildings, historical buildings erected by past rulers, parks, museums and zoo. Colombo city offers many beaches, star class hotels, restaurants and night life throughout the year. Because of these attractions millions of tourists are arriving here for to spend their vacation in this city.
This city is far better than other cities in the Asia. There is very less smoke in the atmosphere as the Government is very strict on emission of smoke from the vehicles. Public smoking is prohibited by law and the violators can be prosecuted. Beautiful roads with pavements and pedestrian crossings with signal lights is another plus point of this city. You won't see people or animals walking in the middle of the street.
The popular places to spend your evening are Galle Face green, which is located next to the Indian Ocean. The other one is "Diyatha Uyana" at the Battaramulla. "Diyatha Uyana" comprises of 84 floral outlets built in an environment with a breathtaking landscape and setting. The spectacular water fountain built here adds much beauty to the whole place. "Diyatha Uyana", will be the central point of the local horticultural sales industry and already it has become quite a popular place. There are many Malls like MC, Independence Square Arcade, Colombo City Centre, Crescat Boulevard, Marino Mall, Liberty Plaza and many more.
It takes nearly 30 minutes to reach the International airport using the newly built expressways.
In many places you can find free Wi-Fi connection and paid Wi-Fi connection. Plenty of phone booths are available in important places that can be operated by coin or pre-paid cards. From here you can make local and international calls very easily with crystal clear sound. Each and every corner of Colombo you can find mobile phone top up service providers to all the carrier cell phones and Smartphones in Sri Lanka. There is data plan re-load facility too available for your Smartphone and Tablets.
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.