Breaking News Alerts

You can now get breaking news direct to your phone via SMS, or you can call to hear the latest events. This essential service helps you keep in touch with what’s happening in Sri Lanka and the world in the language of your choice.

News Activation/ Deactivation Code

Local News on SMS

  • Activation/
    Deactivation Code
  • Activation/
    Deactivation Code
  • adaderana

    DERANA

  • adaderana

    PUWATH

  • adaderana

    NEWS2

  • daily news

    DNEWS

  • daily mirror

    DM

  • asian mirror

    AM

  • dept-gov-info

    INFO

  • hiru

    HIRU

  • Hiru

    HIRUE

  • suryan

    SOORIYAN

  • live-8

    LIVE

  • news 1st eng

    NFU

  • news 1st tam

    NAT

  • news 1st sin

    NUS

Business News on SMS

  • Activation/
    Deactivation Code
  • Activation/
    Deactivation Code
  • lb

    LBO

  • vimasuma

    VIMASUMA

Video Alerts

  • Activation/
    Deactivation Code
  • adaderana

    DV

International News on SMS

  • Activation/
    Deactivation Code
  • cnn

    CNN

Regional News on SMS

lakbima

  • Region Activation/
    Deactivation Code
  • Region Activation/
    Deactivation Code
  • Western

    LNB

  • Ruhuna

    LNR

  • Kadurata

    LNK

  • Rajarata

    LNNC

Listen to News

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Activation

Type <Code> and send to 678
ie : Type DERANA and send to 678


Deactivation

Type OFF <Code> and send to 678
ie : Type OFF DERANA and send to 678


Use

Once activated, you will simply receive news alerts as SMS. Depending on the source you choose, the type of news will vary.


Pricing

The monthly rental for each SMS service is Rs. 30 per month. Note that you are not billed per message, it’s a bulk rate.
Applicable taxes to be added