Sri Lanka Telecom, the number one integrated communications solution provider in the country held a forum with the theme ‘Empowering the Public Service’. The intention of the event was to further reinforce the communication giant’s strong commitment to support public service in Sri Lanka and was attended by top ranking executives of state institutions. As a vital part of SLT’s strategy, the company will maintain its support towards the state institutions in their important task of rebuilding the national administrative and service infrastructure in the North and East. The company also aims to further facilitate its role in creating new business opportunities by addressing the necessary requirements in line with the current Government drive to manage costs in all public sector institutions. Speaking on the significance of this, Leisha De Silva Chandrasena, Chairperson, Sri Lanka Telecom said, “We have always had very close associations with state institutions and departments. As the national communications service provider in the island, we share the same ideology as you, of providing excellent service to the nation. We are extremely proud to offer our unwavering commitment to the development framework in the North and East. SLT has made huge investments in building and maintaining island-wide infrastructure, which is Sri Lanka’s communication backbone, and we will continue to fulfill all requirements, with the aim of having our customers and the nation as a whole, to reap those benefits for a long time to come.” SLT has already introduced state-of-the-art technology to offer affordable products for the Government sector and its converged network of fixed, mobile and internet services has now capacitated towards providing a total communications solution for small and medium enterprises. Among the wide range of benefits with a SLT solution, are the direct cost saving for direct and inter-branch communication in addition to making operations smoother by enabling them to communicate between the head office and the regional, project and site offices. This will diversify the efficiency of both business and the country’s economy.
Also in keeping with global trends, the corporate entity has transformed its network to have a focus on convergence based on an Internet Protocol (IP) platform. This is capable of providing multiple services such as voice, data, video and mobility on one network. SLT offers the latest IP based breakthrough communication service, which is designed to further empower productivity, profitability as well as increasing workforce mobility.