SLT-Mobitel Overview

SLT-Mobitel is Sri Lanka’s National Mobile Service Provider and a fully-owned subsidiary of Sri Lanka Telecom. The company offers mobile telephony services, high-speed broadband, Enterprise Solutions, IDD Services, Mobile Money (mCash) and a host of Value Added Services.
SLT-Mobitel was the pioneer in South Asia to launch the first Super-3.5G HSPA network in South Asia in 2007, and subsequently trialed HSPA+, MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output) in 2009, another first in the region, Mobitel went on to demonstrate 4G-LTE technology also for the first time in South Asia in 2011.
Accordingly, SLT-Mobitel launched its 4G-LTE Network in 2013 to provide unparalleled broadband experience to Sri Lankans. Keeping ahead with pioneering new technologies, SLT-Mobitel trialed 4.5G LTE-Advanced Pro Technology with CA (Carrier Aggregation) of three bands, again for the first time in South Asia in 2016. In 2017, SLT-Mobitel was able to deploy the first Sub-1G Mobile Broadband Network in Sri Lanka based on 900MHz spectrum innovatively to provide superior coverage some rural areas of the country. In 2018 Mobitel launched the First Commercial 4.5G/4G+ Mobile Network in South Asia.
In April 2019, SLT-Mobitel was the first network in South Asia to successfully showcase the first 5G deployment over a Mobile Network by connecting a commercial Mobile smartphone to its 5G network. Fueling over USD 700mn worth of investments to-date, SLT-Mobitel has shaped the ICT landscape, experiencing exciting growth – poised to lead the industry into its next phase of development. A growing customer base, stands testament to SLT-Mobitel’s strong focus laid on customer centricity. For more information, visit or dial 1717 to reach the Customer Care Hotline.