Sri Lanka: Communication#

Telephones - fixed linestotal subscriptions: 2,601,196
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 12 (July 2015 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 24.385 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 111 (July 2015 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral 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 i
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) (2015)
Broadcast mediagovernment operates 8 TV channels and a radio network; multi-channel satellite and cable TV subscription services available; 35 private TV stations and about 50 radio stations (2012)
Internet country
Internet userstotal: 6.614 million
percent of population: 30% (July 2015 est.)