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Friday, 2nd November 2018

Mobitel offers latest Apple iPhones XS Max, XS & XR in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s National Mobile Service Provider, Mobitel, will offer Apple’s latest products starting on 16th November 2018, including iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, the most advanced iPhones ever, as well as iPhone XR, bringing the latest iPhone innovations to more people. Customers will be able to pre-order iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max beginning 9th November 2018 at Mobitel branches islandwide and online on

Thursday, 1st November 2018

Children’s Day celebrations with Mobitel 

Children’s day was celebrated by the world over on 1st October 2018. Mobitel saw this day as a way to connect with the children of the country and hosted a fair for children from rural areas at the Badulla Football Ground on the 06th of October 2018. The event started off early morning, with the children invited first to experience exciting rides, play areas and activities. At noon, the grounds were open to the general public, this resulted in an unprecedented turn out with families across Badulla being given access to a day of fun and happiness in celebration of the future leaders of the country. 
This initiative carried out to benefit the underprivileged children of rural areas takes place annually. This year, Mr. Nalin Perera – CEO, Mobitel was present at the event as the Chief Guest and in a noble initiative, distributed over 700 school bags as a token of appreciation to the deserving children present. 
Mobitel, with its tagline ‘We Care. Always’, embodies how as a corporate it cares about the lives of the country’s youth. Mobitel is focused on enriching the lives of the children who are the nation’s future, and believes in the importance of celebrating and empowering the future of the country. 
Wednesday, 31st October 2018

Mobitel empowers its female retailers by organizing a valuable ‘WomenWill’ workshop in partnership with Google  

‘WomenWill’ Program participants along with the Mobitel and Google Business Group Colombo teams. 
‘WomenWill’ Program participants along with the Mobitel and Google Business Group Colombo teams. 
Mobitel, as a committed member of the GSMA Connected Women initiative, partnered with the Google Business Group (GBG) Colombo recently, to introduce the ‘WomenWill’ programme to the female segment of its retailer network. A full-day workshop was held at the Mobitel Innovation Centre. ‘WomenWill’ is an initiative by Google to create economic opportunity for women everywhere, so that they can grow and succeed. Mobitel, as a committed member in GSMA Connected Women initiative, is carrying out various projects to support and drive the acceleration of digital and financial inclusion for women in Sri Lanka.  
The insightful workshop featured sessions by representatives namely, Indulekha Nanayakkara - Lead Womenwill Sri Lanka and Co Manager - GBG, Sajini Jayawardena - Manager - Google Business Community and Danushki Perera - Co Manager and Trainer GBG Colombo. The workshop was aimed at imparting digital, leadership and entrepreneurship skills, work-life balance, helping women make most of the technology, get inspired, get connected and help them grow their business. The workshop included group activities, hands-on experience with apps, discussions and icebreaker sessions. At the conclusion of the workshop, all participants were awarded with certificates. The feedback received from the participants by Mobitel was overwhelmingly positive, for they truly valued the session as it highlighted ways to enhance their personal and professional lives. The success of this workshop has inspired Mobitel to organize more such sessions in various districts during the upcoming months.
Mobitel is engaged in this initiative because it believes that creating a network of trained female retailers can be an effective way for Mobitel to reach new women customers who can educate them on Mobitel’s products and services. The National Mobile Service Provider believes this will pave the way to increase mobile internet penetration and mobile money product usage amongst its female customers. Mobitel’s overarching aim is to drive the acceleration of digital and financial inclusion for women in Sri Lanka, as part of its vision to lead Sri Lanka towards an info-com and knowledge rich society.  
As the National Mobile Service Provider, Mobitel endeavors to facilitate initiatives and programs to provide life-enhancing mobile services such as healthcare, finance, education and entrepreneurship in bridging gender gaps for empowerment. Mobitel firmly believes investing in women is investing in families, communities and countries. Investing in women’s progress in order to advance their status and empower them is the most direct and effective way to invest in progress economically and socially.
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