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.
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.
Sinhalese people are the majority ethnic group in Sri Lanka and Sinhala language is the language spoken by the Sinhalese people.
Sinhala Daily Newspapers
The Sunday Observer
The Sunday Times