The National Mobile Service Provider, Mobitel received the prestigious award for “Company of the Year for Innovation” at the Le Fonti IAIR Awards held in Hong Kong recently. The award was presented to Mobitel for its outstanding performance in the field of innovative service offerings and for its leadership in the ICT field in Sri Lanka. Mobitel is the first operator in Sri Lanka to achieve this international award and recognition.
The IAIR awards are held by Editrice Le Fonti SRL (a part of IAIR Group) is a research institute and a global independent publishing house with its headquarters in Milan. With more than 10 years in the publishing field, it is one of the fastest growing magazines worldwide concerning Excellence in Innovation & Leadership. The IAIR Awards is one of the world’s leading ranking systems and hosts award ceremonies in Excellence in Innovation & Leadership and is made up of the scientific committee of IAIR and IAIREVIEW.org along with a team of dedicated legal, economic and financial journalists in over 120 countries worldwide.
Mobitel has always been in the forefront of innovation by offering the latest mobile telephony services, high-speed broadband, Enterprise Solutions and a host of Value Added Services. Mobitel also has innovative product offerings such as its mCash platform for financial transactions, mTicketing platform for pre booking of train, bus, movie & air ticketing and has also taken digital healthcare to the next level by including eChannelling PLC, the largest Doctor channeling network in Sri Lanka, to its portfolio strengthening its vital position in the Mobile Telecommunications industry in the country. Mobitel was the pioneer in South Asia to launch a Super 3.5G network, to successfully demonstrate HSPA + MIMO technology and successfully trial 4G-LTE and 4.5G-LTE Advanced Pro technology. The introduction of Dual Carrier HSPA+ technology and 4G-LTE service makes SLT Mobitel’s broadband speeds the fastest in the country.
Caption – Mobitel Head of Administration Wajira Perera receiving the award on behalf of Mobitel for “Company of the Year for Innovation” from the President of the LeFonti Group Guido Giommi at the IAIR Awards 2017 in Hong Kong.