Nov. 29, 2010
-- Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), the number one broadband services provider in the country, held a special Awards Ceremony to announce and reward the winners of the SLT Broadband Twenty20 Promotion which was held from 20th September to 20th October 2010. In this promotion, customers were offered a broadband connection free – of – connection charge and the chance of winning exciting prizes. A total of thirty desktops and three laptops were given to the lucky winners who came from all parts of the country to participate in the Awards Ceremony, held at the Ceylon Intercontinental Hotel on 23rd November. As a result of this island-wide broadband promotion, SLT succeeded in passing the milestone of 200,000 ADSL broadband customers.
Commenting on SLT broadband developments, the CEO of SLT, Greg Young said, “Sri Lanka Telecom, the largest ISP in the country, made a big move recently to enhance Broadband quality. We have significantly increased available bandwidth in our broadband and international internet networks to accommodate the exploding growth from existing customers and to facilitate the strong demand from new customers; whilst also focusing on improving the quality and reliability of our fixed copper access network around the country”.
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Sri Lanka Telecom (www.slt.lk)
is one of the country's most valuable blue chip companies with an annual turnover in excess of Rs 40 billion. SLT Group has a customer base of over four million including multinational corporations, large and small corporate, retail and domestic customers. Today SLT provides facilities and services: voice, data, video and mobile to its customers, which are unmatched in scope. These services range from domestic and international voice, advance data transmission services which include internet services on leased lines, broadband [on SLT Broadband] and dial up, data circuits, frame relay solutions to IP services such as IP-VPN based on IP-MPLS technology, total corporate solutions of multiple services, satellite uplink services and mobile telephony through the fully owned subsidiary Mobitel.