International Direct Dialing (IDD)

With Mobitel you can call, SMS, MMS and so much more to stay connected with your family, business associates and friends abroad
What’s more, Mobitel IDD offers you the lowest rates in the country together with crystal clear clarity at per second billing.




Prepaid Postpaid
IDD is deposit free and pre-activated on all SMART connections. Customers can enjoy IDD calls up to the value of their credit limit without placing an additional deposit, upon completing 6 months(without disconnections)with the network.

A refundable deposit of Rs.2000/- is required from Mobitel Post Paid customers who had been with the network for less than 6 months.This is refundable upon completing 6 months.


To obtain IDD rates on your Mobitel phone:

Dial 433 or Select MyMobitel -> Mobi Services, on your phone

View IDD Rates


IDD Buddy offers you the most affordable way to call your loved ones and friends abroad at per second billing.

How to make an IDD Buddy call:

 

Dial

100 <Country Code><Recipient Number>

For example :

For the United Kingdom 100 44 XXXXXX

  • Dial 433 to get all rates, country codes, special promotions.
  • Quick tip: Enter 100 before your frequently calling IDD numbers and save in your contact list for future use

 

Please Note that Premier IDD & IDD Buddy rates to the following destinations are revised with effect from 10-08-2011.

 

Destination New Buddy(LKR) New Premier(LKR)
Land Land Mobile
Bahamas 14 25 25
Estonia 14 40 60
Madagascar 45 50 60
Morocco 30 50 60
Seychelles 30 35 40


NOTE: IDD is on per second billing and all prices are subject to taxes.


 

 

Premier IDD offers you the best quality with crystal clear clarity at per second billing and is especially suited to make those all-important business calls. What’s more, with Premier IDD, you could also enjoy conferencing as well as video calling facilities.

To Make a Premier IDD call:

Dial

00 <Country Code><Recipient Number>

For example :
For the United Kingdom  00 44 XXXXXXXXX

 

  • Dial 433 to get all rates, country codes, special promotions etc


Please note that the Premier IDD & IDD Buddy rates to the following destinations are revised with effect from 10-08-2011.

Destination New Buddy(LKR) New Premier(LKR)
Land Land Mobile
Bahamas 14 25 25
Estonia 14 40 60
Madagascar 45 50 60
Morocco 30 50 60
Seychelles 30
35 40


NOTE: IDD is on per second billing and all prices are subject to taxes.

 


Get a bit closer face-to-face with Video Calling. See and talk to your family and friends based around the world. It's just like being there!

 

How to make a Video Call Receiving a Video Call

1.

You and your call recipient both need to have 3G mobile phones. 1.
When receiving a video call, your phone will indicate an icon on your screen.
2. Dial the IDD number 00 <country code><number> and select the Video Call option. 2.
Press the Video Call button to take your video call.
3.
Voila! Now you can see your friend on the mobile screen. 3. If you like to have a normal call with your caller, simply turn off the camer.

  • Dial 433 to get all rates, country codes, special promotions etc.

Mobitel's Any 8 IDD now offers you the chance to call 8 IDD numbers, at the lowest rates while enjoying crystal clear clarity.

 

Country ANY 8 IDD Rates
(per minute)
Fixed Lines Mobiles
(Rs) (Rs)
Australia 1.80/- 13/-
Bangladesh 6/- 11/-
Canada 1.80/- 1.80/-
China 1.90/- 1.90/-
France 2.90/- 18/-
Germany 2.40/- 14.40/-
India 1.80/- 1.80/-
Japan 2.90/- 14/-
South Korea 2.90/- 8/-
Kuwait 10/- 14/-
Saudi Arabia 10/- 14/-
Singapore 2.90/- 2.90/-
Switzerland 2.90/- 20/-
Thailand 2.90/- 2.90/-
Italy 2.90/- 17.50/-
USA 1.80/- 1.80/-

 

* Government levies and taxes are applicable

* Per second billing charges for all IDD calls

* To obtain the complete list of destinations, dial 433


What is the “2 minutes of IDD at 1.50 Cents per minute” promotion?

This is a postpaid IDD Promotion that offers two (2) IDD outgoing minutes at LKR 1.50 per minute with in the given billing period during the period between 1st of March to 30th of April.

** This promotion is only for Mobitel Postpaid users

How do I enjoy 2 minutes of IDD outgoing minutes at low rates?

Customer should activate the service via a USSD message, *120#. As soon as customer activates the service, he should be charged Rs.3/= as the subscription fee (Tax should be applied after the subscription fee considering the subscription is paid for 2 minutes IDD call). Subscription should be charged whether customer makes an IDD call or not.

Once activated, customer should be given first two IDD minutes for the Rs.3/= subscription paid for the given 50 countries.

Is there a Validity period for the promotion once it is activated?

Yes
This offer is valid within three days of activation (4 days with the activated date) and if the customer didn’t take an IDD call, he/she won’t be able to get the benefit during the activated billing run.
If the billing period is 25th of previous month to 24th of current month, customer should activate the promotion before 21st of the current month & should use before 24th of the same month.

How to get the benefits continuously with the promotion?

One customer can have the benefit once a month within the billing period and if he/she needs to keep it for the rest of the months, activation should be done every month within the billing period and for each activation Rs. 3/= should be added to his monthly bill.
Taxes will be deducted as per normal billing method (for used minutes)

What are the destinations enabled for this promotion?

Currently, 50 destinations. Call 433 for the updated country list.

During what time will this promotion be valid?

This promotion will be valid from 15th of March 2014.

For how long will the subscribed two minutes be valid?

The validity period of the subscribed two minutes will be 3 days.

What are the 50 destinations I can utilize the minutes I subscribed for?

No Country
1 American Samoa
2 Australia
3 Austria
4 Bahrain
5 Bangladesh
6 Belgium
7 Bermuda
8 Brunei
9 Canada
10 China
11 Colombia
12 Cyprus
13 Denmark
14 Egypt
15 Finland
16 France
17 Germany
18 Greece
19 Hong Kong
20 India
21 Indonesia
22 Israel
23 Italy
24 Japan
25 Jordan
26 Korea South
27 Kuwait
28 Lebanon
29 Malaysia
30 Mauritius
31 Mexico
32 Mongolia
33 Nepal
34 New Zealand
35 Norway
36 Pakistan
37 Philippines
38 Puerto Rico
39 Qatar
40 Russia
41 Saudi Arabia
42 Singapore
43 South Africa
44 Spain
45 Sweden
46 Taiwan
47 Thailand
48 United Arab Emirates
49 United Kingdom
50 United States

With Mobitel International SMS, you can send a text message to anyone in any part of the world for just Rs. 5/- per message + tax. There is no charge for any incoming international SMS.

To send an SMS type your message and send to 00<country code><recipient number>

 

International SMS FAQ's

 

 

With Mobitel International MMS, you can send multimedia message to the following countries for just Rs. 10/- per message + tax.( 100Kb capacity per message )

There is no charge for any incoming International MMS.

To send a MMS ,select Multimedia Messaging type your message, insert image or any media and send to 00<country code><recipient number>.

International MMS is currently available to the following countries and networks.

Country Network
Australia Telstra
Austria H3G
Bahrain Batelco
Brunei B-Mobile
China China Mobile
Cyprus MTN
Czech republic O2
Hungary Pannon
Korea KTF
Norway Network
Pakistan Telenor
Portugal TMN
Saudi STC
Serbia Montenegro ProMonte
Serbia Montenegro Telenor Serbia
Slovakia O2
Taiwan KGT
U.A.E. Etisalat
Ukraine Life-Astelite
United Kingdom Hutchison 3G
South Africa MTN
Thailand AIS
Indonesia H3G