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Sinhala News Alerts Services (All in English Text)

Service To subscribe SMS below text to 2299 Postpaid/Month Prepaid/Day
Hiru News REG HN Rs. 30 + Tax per month Rs. 1.25 + Tax per day
Live@8 REG LIVE Rs. 30 + Tax per month Rs. 1.25 + Tax per day
Neth Puvath REG NP Rs. 30 + Tax per month Rs. 1.25 + Tax per day
Kandy News REG KNS Rs. 30 + Tax per month Rs. 1.25 + Tax per day
Lakbima Basnahira REG LNB Rs. 30 + Tax per month Rs. 1.25 + Tax per day
Lakbima Kandurata REG LNK Rs. 30 + Tax per month Rs. 1.25 + Tax per day
Lakbima Rajarata REG LNNC Rs. 30 + Tax per month Rs. 1.25 + Tax per day
Lakbima Ruhuna REG LNR Rs. 30 + Tax per month Rs. 1.25 + Tax per day
News First REG NUS Rs.30 + Tax per month Rs.1.25 + Tax per day
Sri Lankan News REG SLN Rs.30 + Tax per month Rs.1.25 + Tax per day

Tamil News Alerts Services (All in English Text)

Service To subscribe SMS below text to 2299 Postpaid/Month Prepaid/Day
Soorian News REG SN Rs. 30 + Tax per month Rs. 1.25 + Tax per day
News First REG NAT Rs.30 + Tax per month Rs.1.25 + Tax per day

English News Alerts Services (All in English Text)

Service To subscribe SMS below text to 2299 Postpaid/Month Prepaid/Day
Ada Derana REG AD Rs. 30 + Tax per month Rs. 1.25 + Tax per day
Lankapuvath REG LP Rs. 30 + Tax per month Rs. 1.25 + Tax per day
Gold News REG GN Rs. 30 + Tax per month Rs. 1.25 + Tax per day
DGI News REG DGI Rs. 30 + Tax per month Rs. 1.25 + Tax per day
MCNS News REG MCNS Rs. 30 + Tax per month Rs. 1.25 + Tax per day
Kandy News REG KNE Rs. 30 + Tax per month Rs. 1.25 + Tax per day
News First REG NFU Rs. 30 + Tax per month Rs. 1.25 + Tax per

Job Alerts

Seasonal Alert Service

 

Service How to register Postpaid/Month Prepaid/Day
Exam Results Type EXAMS<Space><INDEX NO> and SMS to 8884 Rs. 2 + Tax per SMS Rs. 2 + Tax per SMS
Sinhala Aluth Avurudu Nekath/Litha Dial #122# Rs.5+Tax per request Rs.5+Tax per request
Ramadan Alerts Type REG and SMS to 7799 Rs. 30 + Tax per month Rs. 1.25 + Tax per day

 

Emergency Alert

Now you can alert friends of your choice and relatives when you need help in an emergency! 

  • Both pre-paid and post-paid customers will be able to subscribe for absolutely free
  • Simply dial #311# to subscribe
  • 311 is the short code for accessing service and further subscription levels can be accessed by dialing #311#
  • Send alerts to 10 Mobitel numbers of your choice in an Emergency for just Rs. 2+ taxes
  • Up on subscription customers can add up to 10 Mobitel contacts
  • Just dial 311 during an emergency, it will automatically send alerts to all your nominated contacts stating your location*, time & date at the time of placing the call
  • Access our free trilingual help line for Emergency Alert Service by dialing 312

 

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LBO

LBO, Sri Lanka's pioneer web-based news service, has a fast growing local and global leadership. Being highly reliable, more comprehensive and the most credible news source in Sri Lanka makes LBO the first in business and financial news.

To register via SMS, type Reg LBO and send it to 2299.

Charges: Postpaid: Rs.30 + taxes (per month) & Prepaid: Rs 1.25 + taxes (per day)

Vimasuma

Vimasuma.com is a Sri Lankan news website which has become one of the most credible news portals among the internet savvy Sinhala speaking audience. It provides the latest in news, current affairs, security, economic and business affairs.

To register via SMS,type Reg VS and send it to 2299.

Charges: Postpaid: Rs.30 + taxes (per month) & Prepaid: Rs 1.25 + taxes (per day)

Stock Updates

Don’t be left behind, get the latest updates from the stock market with Mobitel.

Go to Mobitel -> My Mobitel -> Financial -> Stock Updates.