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Sri Lanka Telecom applauds number portability plan

Sri Lanka Telecom Group said it welcomes the Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (TRC)’s progressive moves towards bringing number portability to Sri Lanka.

It said one of the first decisions taken by the new Board of SLT was to lobby for number portability in Sri Lanka.

“The SLT Group, being the fastest network connecting Sri Lanka’s deep rural to the world, is excited with the new possibilities number portability brings. The SLT Group stands perfectly poised to offer its best-in-class plethora of communication solutions to a transformational nation on the cusp of unparalleled development. SLT believes this technological convenience will support His Excellency the President’s Saubhagye Dakma to take every enterprise to its next stage of development while introducing new energy to a nation determined to build an export-driven economy,” the company said in a press release.

“We are the nation’s telecommunication service provider. Our mandate is to enable the country’s transformation. Sri Lanka Telecom and Mobitel are brands of the people of Sri Lanka and we will serve every requirement necessary for personal, professional, and national growth with absolute pride,” expressed Group Chairman Rohan Fernando.

“We are very excited to offer the number portability solution to our customers. We have invented a basket of solutions that can transform any local enterprise. We are determined to give our prepaid and postpaid customer base unparalleled 5G speeds, convenience, and affordability,” added Group CEO Lalith Seneviratne.

SLT said it applauds DG Oshada Senanayke and his team at TRC for their forward thinking and timely implementation plan pertaining to number portability.