Friday, March 22, 2013, Colombo: With Internet usage moving on an upward trajectory, Mobitel recently introduced three new customized data plans. Catered towards high internet usage customers, these new data plans are categorized based on frequently used applications such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Linkedin, etc.
The National Mobile Service Provider’s new data plans are attractively priced and are designed to support a range of Mobitel’s pre-paid and post-paid Internet customers. The data plans are categorized as such: Social Networking at Rs.99 + taxes per month (990MB), Mail at Rs.49 + taxes per month (490MB) and YouTube at Rs.249 + taxes per month (2490MB).
The introduction of these new Internet data plans provides greater flexibility to Mobitel’s customers, giving them the opportunity to pick a suitable plan based on their internet usage patterns.
The latest International Telecommunication Union report published end June 2012 states the number of Internet users in Sri Lanka at 3,222,200, recording a 28% increase in users within 6 months. Facebook users in Sri Lanka crossed the 1 million mark last year, and at present, 61% of the country’s total internet users are on Facebook, a total of 1,529,700 Facebook users. With Internet usage consistently growing, Mobitel’s range of flexible data plans aim to keep up with the latest trends, catering to their customers’ most innate needs.