Sri Lanka Data Plan.
Sri Lanka offers data plans that includes 4G LTE connectivity for the Smartphone and Tablets that are fabricated to work on this service. If your device is not suitable for the 4G LTE network, then go to 3G connection plan from your service provider. Recently Sri Lanka authorities had signed for the latest 5G connectivity service to be operative in the country. Smartphone and Tablets usage has rapidly increased in Sri Lanka as these devices are available at cheaper price. Srilankans and those visiting Srilanka, have the option to select one of the carriers with 4G LTE, 3G or 2G connectivity that is suitable to their devices and their location. In some places the 4G LTE connection is is in poor connection condition. Local mobile phone carriers are currently in the promotional mode and providing special data packages along with the cheap call plans. Using your call plan to connect to the internet is expensive than the available data plan from your device.
So people in Sri Lanka are now looking for the combined call and data plan here as it is economical one. To make video calls you must have devices that are operating with 3G or 4G LTE network and the person who they want to connect too must have the same requirements.
Data plans are available as Post Paid and Pre Paid and good for peak hour usage and off peak hour usage where night time usage of off peak hour packages is very cheap. Most of the carriers offer it from 00.00 hrs till 08.00 Am.
Sri Lanka Post Paid Data Plans.
You can pay your bill every month to the carrier. There is a MB limit applies to your package, if you exceed that package limit, you will have to pay more money for that extra band width usage. To get one of these packages you must go to the carrier's office with you NIC and must sign a contract with them and must have to place a security deposit under your name with them.
Sri Lanka Pre-Paid Data Plans.
Once you insert your SIM card and switch on your Smartphone or Tablet (Not all) the carrier will automatically detect and will send SMS text message saying that you are ready to use their data package. Simply buy a pre paid data plan refill card and refill your account according to their instructions. Now you are ready to connect to the internet and browse the webs. Make your settings perfect for the mobile internet connection in your device. Go to the control section and tab the mobile SIM connection symbol and it will take you to the data plan button. There you can just tab or slide the button to the on position. Now your internet is connected through the mobile data plan. To switch it off proceed with the same way and click the button to off position.
Mobile Data Plan for Visitors.
Visitors to Sri Lanka like Business people, Tourists and students can go with the "Tourist Packages" as they are good for one month usage and they can be refilled (Re-loaded or Top-up) at any of the road side shops. There is no difference in the prices between this tourist package and the local packages.