World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Telephone numbers in Sri Lanka

Article Id: WHEBN0012765886
Reproduction Date:

Title: Telephone numbers in Sri Lanka  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Telephone numbers in Asia, Sri Lanka, Ratmalana, Minuwangoda, Dharga Town
Collection: Sri Lanka Communications-Related Lists, Telecommunications in Sri Lanka, Telephone Numbers by Country
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Telephone numbers in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka telephone numbers
Location of Sri Lanka (dark green)
Location
Country Sri Lanka
Continent Asia
Regulator TRCSL
Type Open
NSN length 7
Typical format 0XX-XXXXXXX
Access codes
Country calling code +94
International call prefix 00
Trunk prefix 0

Contents

  • Short Codes 1
    • 3 Digit Short Codes 1.1
    • 4 Digit Short Codes 1.2
      • Fixed line Operator Hotlines 1.2.1
      • Mobile Operator Hotlines 1.2.2
  • Fixed line (landline) codes 2
    • Area codes 2.1
    • Operator codes 2.2
  • Mobile operator codes 3
  • Dialling into Sri Lanka 4
    • To Fixed telephone 4.1
    • To Mobile phone 4.2
  • See also 5
  • External links 6
  • References 7

Short Codes

3 Digit Short Codes

4 Digit Short Codes

  • Short Codes in 19XX Range for Government Organizations
  • Short Codes in 13XX Range for Private Sector Organizations

Fixed line Operator Hotlines

Mobile Operator Hotlines

Fixed line (landline) codes

Fixed Telephone numbers in Sri Lanka consist of 10-digits in the xxx y zzzzzz format where:

  • "xxx" represents the area code. All area codes begin with 0.
  • "y" represents the operator code for fixed (landline) numbers.
  • "zzzzzz" represents the main telephone number of six digits.

Area codes

Operator codes

xxx y zz zzzz
Area Code (0xx) 2 Sri Lanka Telecom
3
4 Dialog
5 Lanka Bell
7 Dialog
9 Public Pay Phones

No incoming calls are allowed to Public Pay Phones in Sri Lanka.

Mobile operator codes

Mobile numbers in Sri Lanka consist of 10-digits in the xxx zzzzzzz format where:

  • "xxx" represents the mobile operator code when contacting a mobile number. All mobile operator codes begin with 07.
  • "zzzzzzz" represents the main telephone number of seven digits.
xxx zzz zzzz
071 Mobitel
072 Etisalat
075 Airtel
076 Dialog
077
078 Hutch
  • Mobile phone users must always enter area codes when dialing a fixed (landline) number.

Dialling into Sri Lanka

To Fixed telephone

To dial into Sri Lanka from abroad callers must use the +94 xx y zzzzzz format where:

  • "+" is the international call prefix (usually 00).
  • "94" is Sri Lanka's country code.
  • "xx" represents the area code.
  • "y" represents the operator code.
  • "zzzzzz" represents the main telephone number of six digits.

To Mobile phone

To dial into Sri Lanka from abroad callers must use the +94 xx zzzzzzz format where:

See also

External links

  • Sri Lanka Telecom
  • Lanka Bell
  • Tritel
  • Dialog
  • Mobitel
  • Etisalat
  • Airtel
  • Hutch

References

  • ITU allocations list
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.