Communications in Sri Lanka

Communications in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Communications

Telephones - main lines in use: 2.742 million (2007)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 7.983 million (2007)

Telephone system: general assessment: telephone services have improved significantly and are available in most parts of the country domestic: national trunk network consists mostly of digital microwave radio relay; fiber-optic links now in use in Colombo area and fixed wireless local loops have been installed; competition is strong in mobile cellular systems and mobile cellular subscribership is increasing international: country code - 94; the SEA-ME-WE-3 and SEA-ME-WE-4 submarine cables provide connectivity to Asia, Australia, Middle East, Europe, US; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Indian Ocean)

Radio broadcast stations: AM 15, FM 52, shortwave 4 (2007)

Television broadcast stations: 14 (2006)

Internet country code: .lk

Internet Service Providers (ISPs):

Internet users: 771,700 (2007)

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