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Astrology thro’ mobile phones

Sri Lanka Telecom(SLT) and Mobitel have joined up with award-winning astro maestro, Sumanadasa Abeygunawardena to offer a range of personalized services to their customers interested in astrology, numerology and auspicious times.

The service offers custom astrological readings including Daily Personalized Astrological Forecasts, Personalized Numerological Forecasts and Generic forecasts (Rahu period, Auspicious times, Suba Disawa (Direction).

SLT and Mobitel customers can subscribe for the service by creating a profile for them on MyAstro portal by sending an SMS with ‘MyAstro<space>name’ to 1312 via any SLT Citylink CDMA or Mobitel phone.
Upon submitting the above, the subscriber’s birth date, birth time and place of birth will be requested via a voice prompt.

Subsequent to creating your profile on MyAstro, the customer would receive personalized astrological readings on a daily basis via SMS and could further opt to receive personalized numerological forecasts twice a week via SMS while a third option will provide auspicious times and Rahu time periods for all those ceremonial activities via SMS on a daily basis, according to an SLT press release.

Speaking at the occasion, Mr Abeygunawardena said “Over 95% of Sri Lankans engage in astrology with much interest and enthusiasm.

Therefore, it gives me great pleasure to be able to cater to their needs through this partnership with Sri Lanka Telecom & Mobitel. Further, I am thankful to both SLT and Mobitel for partnering with me in this endeavour and am sure that the amalgamation of astrology and telecommunication in this service titled ‘My Astro’ will offer a novel astrological experience to all users.”

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