Mobitel, SLT host Business Solutions Forum for SME sector
Monday, 26 August 2013 00:00
The national mobile service provider, Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel, in collaboration with its parent company, SLT recently conducted a Business Solutions Forum for Small and Medium Enterprises in Ratnapura, themed ‘Accelerating your Business’.
Over 150 SMEs participated from the Ratnapura District representing the following sectors: banking, plantations, tourism, gemmology, services; the Chamber of Commerce, opinion leaders as well as the management of Mobitel and SLT. The entire program was also simultaneously webcasted live through Mobitel’s mEvent platform, enabling it to be viewed via the website or smartphones.
The program included a product presentation by Mobitel Head of Business Solutions Chamith Hettiarachchi. This was followed by a live demonstration of the products introduced. SLT DGM – SME Sales Support Sanjeewa Jayamaha carried out a product presentation on fixed-line solutions for SMEs. Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority Deputy Director General – Operations Ranjith Pathmasiri, who was the featured SME expert for this forum, spoke to the participants on optimising electricity consumption to enhance profits. With a vision ‘to lead Sri Lanka towards an info-com and knowledge-rich society through its service offerings’, Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel stands in the forefront to introduce innovative and dynamic business solutions for small and medium scale businesses in order to create higher levels of efficiency and improve livelihoods; thereby facilitating growth in the country.
With the strong belief that it is these valued businesses that play a vital role in the economic development of the country, making a substantial contribution to the economy, Mobitel continues to stay committed towards nurturing and promoting the SME sector which continuously contributes to the nations development. Equipped with the latest technology, Mobitels goal is to enable the population to access mobile enterprise solutions that would help them increase their efficiency, productivity and re-engineer processes.
As the national mobile service provider, Mobitel continuously strives to uphold its pledge of “We Care. Always.” by offering affordable and innovative solutions that empower customers to reach their maximum potential.