SMS Roaming feature allows you to cut down on your roaming costs by restricting your correspondence to SMS while abroad. What’s more this service requires no additional deposits nor documentation.
All you need to do:
||Send SMS to 9911
||Type ACT1: About half an hour before you leave Sri Lanka, which will disable calls but enable SMS Roaming.
||Type DCT1: After you return to Sri Lanka, which will enable you to make and receive calls as well as SMS.
Note: Once SMS Roaming is activated, calls will be restricted until SMS Roaming is deactivated.
To send an SMS to Sri Lanka while Roaming:
Type your message and send to: +94<Recipient number>
To send an SMS to any other country while Roaming :
Type your message and send to: +<country code><Recipient number>
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