Two More

In line with the national numbering plan, Sri Lanka Telecoms Colombo Metro subscriber base whose numbers begin with 3,4,5,6,7,8 and 9.
The six digit phone numbers within the Colombo Metro switching areas will add the number two before the present number. rn

rnThe change will be effective from August 16.rn

rnThe transformation is the next phase of the 10 Digit Number Change directive of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL).rn

rnThe change will stretch the length of the numbers to seven, the first phase of the ten digit number change. rn

rnThe second phase will see Colombos area code being changed from 01 to 011, taking the total digits in all phone numbers to 10. rn

rnrnExisting Number ab ab New Number
rn3XXXXX ab ab ab 23XXXXX
rn4XXXXX ab ab ab 24XXXXX
rn5XXXXX ab ab ab 25XXXXX
rn6XXXXX ab ab ab 26XXXXX
rn7XXXXX ab ab ab 27XXXXX
rn8XXXXX ab ab ab 28XXXXX
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