SMS Roaming

Activating SMS Roaming
Type ACT1 and Send to 9911
This should be done about half an hour prior to leaving Sri Lanka.
This will disable calls, but will enable you to access SMS roaming while you are away.
Deactivating SMS Roaming
  • Once back in Sri Lanka
  • Type DCT1 and Send to 9911
  • This will enable you to receive or make calls & SMS once you return to Sri Lanka
Sending Messages
  • While roaming, if you wish to send an SMS to Sri Lanka, this could be done in any one of the following ways;
    • 94 71x xxx xxx
    • 94 71x xxx xxx
    • 071x xxx xxx
    • 71x xxx xxx
  • While roaming, if you wish to send an SMS to another country apart from Sri Lanka this could be done as follows;
    Eg. SMS to UK - +44 71x xxx xxx
Receiving Messages
From Sri Lanka and any other destination
Sender has to type message and send it to your number in the format +9471*******
Charges for SMS Roaming
Roaming rates are applicable and vary between destinations and networks you roam on. Call Mobitel Roaming Hotline on +94 714 555 555 for details