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SLT-Mobitel issues statement on privacy concerns

SLT-Mobitel recently issued a statement stating that it has come to their attention that there are certain statements and malicious messages circulating on social media about the installation and propagation of a spyware claiming that SLT-Mobitel is complicit in an alleged unlawful activity meant to compromise the information of their customers.

SLT-Mobitel categorically denied the allegations and said it considers the origination of these claims about the installation and propagation of a malicious spyware as absolutely baseless and defamatory.

“We sincerely assure every Sri Lankan that the company will not in any way engage in any activity that would compromise the trust placed in us by the nation. Further, we would like to reiterate that SLT-Mobitel always operates in complete compliance with the Sri Lanka Telecommunications Act and under the regulation of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL). As the national ICT and telecommunications service provider, we place utmost priority in safeguarding our customers’ privacy and retaining their trust at all times,” the statement read.