in Sri Lanka
The ADSL coverage has improved a lot in Sri Lanka and telephone
calls are still much cheaper than in Europe or other parts of Asia.
mobile phone providers are competing for customers and sms are available at 2
Positive is also the availability of Internet on Mobile devices
and some friendly support staff at Dialogue and SLT, the currently leading providers
of Sri Lankan telecommunication.
10 minutes of mobile email services cost
around as little as 1 rupee.
It is fairly easy to buy a
sim card and to enjoy some good and competitive communication services all over
Dialogue, Suntel, Lanka Bell, Mobitel, Hutch and the national
SLT are in for a small domestic market which is very competitive for consumers.
Cafes can be a bit expensive with up to over 200 rupees per hour in tourist areas
whilst monthly ADSL flat rates cost around 3.000 rupees per month.