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TMC welcomes Mobitel as Telecom Partner


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Standing from left: Mobitel Senior Manager Marketing Indika Amarasuriya, Senior General Manager Marketing Isuru Dissanayake, Chief Executive Offer Nalin Perera, The Management Club President Emeritus Fayaz Saleem and Mobitel Assistant Manager – Brands Chevin Mandawala

TMC welcomes Mobitel Ltd. as their Telecommunication Partner for the next three years commencing February 2019. The MOU with Mobitel Ltd. was recently signed at their head office, 108, W.A.D. Ramanayake Mawatha, Colombo 02 with Mobitel CEO Nalin Perera and TMC President Emeritus Fayaz Saleem in the presence of the Senior Marketing Managers of Mobitel Ltd. TMC and Mobitel look forward to a mutually successful relationship during the next three years. 

Mobitel is Sri Lanka’s national mobile service provider and a fully-owned subsidiary of Sri Lanka Telecom. The company offers mobile telephony services, high-speed broadband, Enterprise Solutions, IDD Services, Mobile Money (mCash) and a host of Value Added Services. Mobitel was the pioneer in South Asia to launch the first Super-3.5G HSPA network in South Asia in 2007, and subsequently trialled HSPA+, MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output) in 2009, another first in the region, Mobitel went on to demonstrate 4G-LTE technology also for the first time in South Asia in 2011. 

Accordingly, Mobitel launched its 4G-LTE Network in 2013 to provide unparalleled broadband experience to Sri Lankans. Keeping ahead with pioneering new technologies, Mobitel trialled 4.5G LTE-Advanced Pro Technology with CA (Carrier Aggregation) of three bands, again for the first time in South Asia in 2016. In 2017, Mobitel was able to deploy the first Sub-1G Mobile Broadband Network in Sri Lanka based on 900MHz spectrum innovatively to provide superior coverage some rural areas of the country. In 2018 Mobitel launched the First Commercial 4.5G/4G+ Mobile Network in South Asia. Fuelling over $ 700 million worth of investments to-date, Mobitel has shaped the ICT landscape, experiencing exciting growth – poised to lead the industry into its next phase of development. A growing customer base, stands testament to Mobitel’s strong focus laid on customer centricity, emulating its credo of ‘We Care. Always’. For more information, visit www.mobitel.lk or dial 1717 to reach the Customer Care Hotline.


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