Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), the National Telecommunications Service Provider in Sri Lanka launched the ‘SLT Voice App’ for the first time in Asia.
In Sri Lanka, almost all the working profes- sionals, executive personnel, teenagers, young adults and also SLT Broadband customers use smart devices like phones and tablets. Internet calls via various smart apps are popular among the users, as they do not incur voice charges.
The ‘SLT Voice App’ enables SLT Landline and Home Broadband users to connect their smart devices to the network and make and receive calls to/from any network.
P G Kumarasinghe Sirisena, Chairman, SLT, Priyantha Fernandez, COO, SLT, Kiththi Perera, CEO, SLT and Prabath Dahanayake, CMO, SLT were present at the launch event, which ceremo- niously declared the app open for public use.
The benefits offered with ‘SLT Voice App’ are many. The customer will be able to connect their landline with up to four other smart devices of their choice. The SLT app can be downloaded from Play Store for android users and Apple Store for Apple users. For registrations, customers can log onto slt.lk/voice and register up to four num- bers.
Registered callers will be able to make and receive uninterrupted high quality voice calls conveniently via SLT Wi-Fi network. For internet calling, the generally used apps require the same app in both calling and receiving end with continuous internet connectivity. SLT Voice app caller however, can make a call to any phone, from anywhere via SLT Wi-Fi network. The customer is entitled to use the particular free minute voice call allocations on the registered SLT voice package. Furthermore, SLT guarantees low calling rates for the calls through the app. Data charges or additional rental will not be incurred for this facility. The SLT Voice app has several unique capabilities such as device independence, location independence, enhanced privacy and enhanced Paymaster control.
SLT landline allows Paymaster to manage voice communication budget of the the family dependents in an efficient way. The event concluded with a panel discussion comprising: Kiththi Perera, CEO, SLT, Priyantha Fernandez, COO, SLT and Prabath Dahanayake, CMO, SLT.
Kiththi Perera, CEO, SLT, commented on their commitment to the service: “We are heavily investing to develop our domestic fiber network, global submarine cable system, optical cable fiber system and also connectivity infrastructure.” Priyantha Fernandez, COO, SLT said, “We are in the middle of a digital transformation. Our network is already prepared because we have been transforming ourselves to fit with the modern trends and we are now ready with our infrastruc- ture. With that, we will be moving forward with providing optimum service to our customers.”
The SLT Voice App Has Unique Capabilities Such As Device Independence, Location Independence, Enhanced Privacy And Enhanced Paymaster Control.