Communication in Sri Lanka
Telecommunication network and
services have considerably developed during the 1980s in Sri Lanka
and has been upgraded in 1990s with a new international exchange
and digital earth satellite system. Further investment is planed
to open investment market to foreign country.
Telephone IDD is available in
main towns. To call Sri Lanka from abroad, dial a country code 94
and omit 0 of the local area code. International calls can be done
at the main post office in major towns, form communication bureaus
or card phone booths. The cheapest calls can be made at post
offices. Fax can be sent from some post offices and hotels. E-mail
and Internet access can be easily found in major tourist town.