SLT-Mobitel Overview


With a history of over 163 years, SLT-MOBITEL is the National Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Solutions Provider has served the Nation’s need for connectivity, operating on fixed, mobile, and other operational segments by offering a range of ICT solutions that cater to consumers with a digital lifestyle including Voice, Fiber, ADSL, 4G LTE, Cloud Services, Enterprise Solutions, wholesale, international ICT solutions, IPTV services, eChannelling and a host of Value-added services. 

In its journey of transformation into a digital service provider, SLT-MOBITEL has expanded beyond ICT services to deliver products and services that utilize its core strengths, expertise, and assets. SLT-MOBITEL is positioned as a key global player by connecting Sri Lanka to the world through international submarine cable systems. The group also offers Submarine cable maintenance, Human Resources solutions, Directory services, Digital marketing solutions, and software solutions etc.
Having established strong local heritage, SLT-MOBITEL Mobile was the first network to launch the 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. SLT-MOBITEL Mobile went on to demonstrate 4G-LTE technology also for the first time in South Asia in 2011 and trialed 4.5G LTE-Advanced Pro Technology with CA (Carrier Aggregation) of three bands. 
In 2017, SLT-MOBITEL Mobile deployed the first Sub-1G Mobile Broadband Network in Sri Lanka based on a 900MHz spectrum to provide superior coverage to rural areas in the country. Continuing the leadership, in 2018, SLT-MOBITEL Mobile launched the First Commercial 4.5G/4G+ Mobile Network in South Asia and successfully trialed 5G by connecting a commercial Mobile smartphone to its 5G network. Further, SLT-MOBITEL Mobile has been recognized by Ookla®, the global leader in fixed broadband and mobile network testing applications, data, and analysis as the Fastest Mobile Network consecutively for 2019, 2020, and 2021. A growing customer base stands testament to SLT-MOBITEL’s strong focus laid on National vision, Customer centricity, emulating its credo of ‘The Connection’