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Sri Lanka Communications
Sri Lanka Communication

Tourist can buy mobile sim at Sri Lanka Airport, can send and receive courier to any part of world any time of the day.

Telephone and Mobiles

Telephone system Very inadequate domestic service, particularly in rural areas; some hope for improvement with privatization of national telephone company and encouragement to private investment; good international service

Many mobile phone providers are competing for customers and sms are available at 2 Rupees. It is fairly easy to buy a sim card and to enjoy some good and competitive communication services all over the island. Phone Cards can be bought from shops near pay phone kiosks and the minimum cost of a card is Rs. 100. The cheapest rates are offered by Sri Lanka Telecom.

The international country dialing code for Sri Lanka is +94.The outgoing code is 00, followed by the relevant country code (e.g. 0044 for the United Kingdom). There can be places where direct dialing is not available. In that case you have to book trunk calls via exchange office. Call 101 for trunk bookings in Colombo.

Internet country code

.lk is the extension of Sri Lanka internet country.

Computers and Internet

There are Internet cafes in main towns and resorts.

Internet Roaming Service

This service provides visitors to Sri Lanka a secure International internet Roaming facility enabling Business travelers, mobile professionals and Tele workers to have secure but easy-to-use and reliable access to their own corporate resources and the Internet.

Media

Sri Lanka's media outlets are divided along linguistic and ethnic lines, with state-run and private operators offering services in the main languages.

Radio and TV

Radio broadcast stations

AM 26, FM 45, shortwave 1

Television broadcast stations

There are more than a dozen private radio stations, and eight privately-run TV stations.

Sinhala Newspapers

Sinhalese people are the majority ethnic group in Sri Lanka and Sinhala language is the language spoken by the Sinhalese people.

Sinhala Daily Newspapers

Dinamina

Lankadeepa

Divaina

Lakbima 

Weekly Newspapers

Irudina

Lanka

Rivira

Ravaya

Siyatha

Silumina

English newspapers

Daily Newspapers

Daily News

Daily Mirror

The Island

Weekly Newspapers

The Sunday Observer

The Nation

The Sunday Times

Postal Service

Sri Lanka Post. Sri Lanka has both regular government post offices which exist in every village (at least at sub post office level) and agency post offices (privately run post offices0 in most big towns).

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