Etisalat subscribers! Send SMS in Sinhala & Tamil

Here’s a good news for all Sri Lankan’s living in UAE! Etisalat is offering a service called – SMS in your Language – This service allows you to send and receive SMS in Sinhala and Tamil languages. In order to get started you need to download and install the application on your mobile. A weak point is that the sender and the receiver of the message needs to be subscribed to the service or needs to have the application to read or write the message. Don’t be heart broken guys, you can send and receive SMS to Sri Lanka, cos currently the same service is available in Sri Lanka, India, Malaysia and Singapore.

To subscribe:

  • Send a SMS with keyword go to 1122
  • You will receive a SMS containing a WAP link to the application download page.
  • Connects to the download page (You need GRPS to connect to the link).
  • Downloads and installs the application for the language of your choice.
  • Starts the application from your mobile.
  • The application will show a message requesting your confirmation to subscribe to the service
  • Click Ok, the application will internally send a subscription request.
  • You will receive a confirmation message that the subscription has been activated.
  • At the end of the subscription period which is one month, the application will again ask for your confirmation to renew the subscription and steps 6 – 8 will be repeated.
  • Note: If you are not subscribed to GPRS then to subscribe this service for free and downIoad the application, all you need to do is type a weyak and send it to 1010.