Free SMS Text Messages.
SMS text messages can be sent and received by all kinds of mobile and CDMA phones. Internet connected Laptops, PC's and Tablets too can send messages through web based programs. Mobile phone service providers in Sri Lanka allow incoming messages free of charge.
Some websites claim to offer free SMS service through their websites. But if you send any messages through them, they will never reach the destinations. Phone service providers in Srilanka used to offer low priced SMS text messages for their registered customers through their web based programs.
Mean while wow.lk web site allows you to send free messages to local cell phones from here or from any part of the world. To get their permission you must first become as a member in their website.
SMS from PC with your phone number.
Some mobile service provider like Dialog offer sponsored SMS sending facility for low price. Here you can send 80 characters and the rest 80 characters will be used by the sponsor to post their advertisement in the message.
Google Talk has retired its free SMS facility in the USA.
Yahoo messenger allows you to send and receive free text messages through their messenger. The important thing is the receiver will be charged for that service by his carrier. Following countries are supported for the program, USA, Canada, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
- Text message through email.
- Login in to your email account.
- Create a "New" email.
- In the email subject field type your message with less than 120 characters.
- Don't write anything in the message field. Leave it blank.
- Send the message
- The mobile phone will get the message immediately, if the owner had enabled the facility.
Send free SMS from your email account to any Mobitel number user, send email like this email@example.com also try phoneNumber@sms.mobitel.lk
To Dialog mobile phones.
If your friend's number is 0771234567 then you must send email to firstname.lastname@example.org and it will reach him as SMS.
Recently Dialog and Mobitel mobile phone service providers allowed their clients to receive free messages from the Googlemail and these clients can send text to the Googlemail account holder from their mobile phone @ 0.25 SL cents per message. If you are client of Dialog or Mobitel just visit their web site to get this free PC to mobile phone SMS service. Those who have access to the internet through their Smartphone too can get this free service if they have Gmail account.
In Srilanka, whenever you reload data for your Smartphone you may get 5 - 25 free SMS text messages. This is a promotional offer from the mobile phone carrier to their clients.
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