SLT-MOBITEL has expanded its 5G pre-commercial trial network across main cities in the country, setting a pathway for customers to experience the transformational power of 5G technology in both Mobile Broadband and Fixed Wireless Access domains.
Customers with a 5G ready device, compatible with SLT- MOBITEL’s 5G pre-commercial Trial Network, can now experience the transformative power of 5G in five cities, including Colombo, Anuradhapura, Kandy, Galle, and Jaffna.
SLT-MOBITEL customers can check their device compatibility and information by visiting 5g.sltmobitel.lk.
Customers who do not have a 5G compatible device can visit SLT-MOBITEL select outlets and experience the 5G technology.
5G is hailed as the next generation of wireless communication with key attributes such as extreme speed, low latency, massive connectivity, and new immersive experiences enabled with applications such as HD video streaming, augmented
reality, virtual reality, factory automation, remote operations, mission-critical communications, massive IOT and an ex- citing range of limitless potential and possibilities for consumers and enterprise businesses.
Over the recent years, as the leader of Sri Lanka’s digital transformation, SLT-MOBITEL has continuously demonstrated the potential and the critical need for deploying 5G technology across the island.
In April 2019, SLT-MOBITEL Mobile successfully showcased South Asia’s first 5G deployment over a mobile network, connecting a commercial mo- bile smartphone to its 5G network with record speeds.
Currently, the Telecommunications Regulatory Commis- sion of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) is facilitating 5G commercial license issuance in Sri Lanka. Upon receipt of necessary authorization SLT-MOBITEL aims to expand its 5G network, further unlocking the digital advancement and contributing to a more inclusive digital economy.
SLT-MOBITEL strives to raise the bar and provide best-in- class experiences to customers through advanced connectivity & digital technology solutions, including 5G, Narrow- band Internet of things (NB-IoT), and Mission Critical Communications (MCPTT), Artificial Intelligence (AI).
Additionally, driving digital inclusivity and boosting rural connectivity, SLT-MOBITEL strives to facilitate national- level initiatives collaborating with the TRCSL to provide 100% 4G LTE connectivity to the nation. With 5G commercial deployment plans, SLT-MOBITEL continues to invest in improv- ing its 5G-ready network infrastructure and has invested significantly to bolster broad- band services in Sri Lanka.