Using Smartphone in Sri Lanka is a good idea, if you are going to make your holiday here.
Sri Lanka offers 2G and 3G connectivity all over the island. 4G LTE is available in large cities while 5G is on test in Colombo.
Visitors coming to Sri Lanka can enjoy the latest communication facility with their Smartphones.
Following services are available for your Smartphone.
If you bought a Srilanka SIM card at the Colombo airport and had inserted in a Smartphone, you can have the following facilities.
Yes, any iPhone will work in Sri Lanka at its best.
You can operate in the roaming mode with your wireless carriers like AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile or insert a Sri Lanka SIM card to work in standard local mode. Sri Lanka SIM offers cheap IDD, loacl calls and cheap data connection plan.
Yes, At the Colombo international airport arrival lounge, provide your passport photocopy and then signing the contract the seller will provide you with normal, micro or Nano SIM card. Price is around US$ 10. Sri Lanka tourist SIM cards' validity is limited to 30 days period. If you want to extend it contact the nearest retailer of the cell phone carrier.
Also you can purchase cheap Smartphones at the Colombo airport that can work with the 3G and the 4G LTE for calling and to connect to internet through data plan. Chinese tourists and contract workers are offered with special China SIM at the airport.
Tourists visiting Sri Lanka for holidays are required to have visitor visas in their passports except for those passport holders from Singapore, Maldives and Seychelles.
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