The National Mobile Service Provider, Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel has partnered exclusively with MyDeal.lk; a leading local daily deals website. Mobitel will also provide the latest technological and marketing expertise to them by fusing their clientele with MyDeal.lk.
With the recent increase of internet-enabled smart phones, tablet computers and now phablets, coupled with easy access to the internet, e-commerce websites have become exceedingly popular. MyDeal.lk is one of the forerunners in the sector, with an active and prominent presence on various social media platforms such as Facebook where they have accumulated a substantial fan base.
Commenting on the latest addition to the Mobitel portfolio, Mr. Nalin Perera, Senior General Manager – Marketing, Mobitel said, “We are proud to partner with a company in the caliber of MyDeal.lk. By working together, supporting them with our ICT expertise, complemented by our telecom and internet infrastructure, I am confident that we can further strengthen this daily deals website, while also boosting the heavily competitive and booming online deals industry in the country as the National Mobile Service Provider. Our main responsibility is to lead the growth of the ICT industry in the country and as such, working with MyDeal.lk, we will be utilizing the very latest technology to meet the daily needs of our customers, while lending a hand towards developing the country’s e-commerce infrastructure.”
CEO of MyDeal.lk - Kumar Melvani added, “Until now the amazing deals offered by MyDeal.lk were only limited to internet users. Now, our partnership with Mobitel enables us to go that much further with these deals, enhancing and improving upon their customer experience through the learnings and technology we will gain from this partnership.” Elaborating further he said, “Online shopping used to be a relatively new concept in Sri Lanka. Now, with a positive trend building up towards this idea, a lucrative market is being created. There is so much scope for growth in this market and within a short time of setting up MyDeal.lk, we have amassed over 90,000 Facebook fans and millions of impressions on social media sites. This business is certainly exhibiting a remarkable upward trend.”
In the past decade Mobitel has invested over USD 400 million to create the best internet network coverage to ensure superior service quality to their customers and 1000 of its base-stations are LTE-ready, which is far ahead of many developed countries. As technology evolves, new and exciting possibilities are created. The development of ICT is both the inspiration and the catalyst for the country’s advancement.