Mobitel (Pvt.) Ltd. is a mobile phone network in Sri Lanka. It is wholly owned by Sri Lanka Telecom. The network offers a variety of services and currently operates a GSM/GPRS/EDGE/UMTS/HSPA network. The operator launches 3.5G services. Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel is 1st 3.5 G operator in Sri lanka & South Asia. Mobitel is currently Operate 3.5G HSDPA network. It Cover most of the Cities and Main roads in Sri Lanka. Mobitel offers both prepaid and post paid services and is one with the lowest call charges.
Mobitel has shown their competitive position over the years in terms of formidable distribution, product suit and brand.The features and benefits built into the Innovative packages that they offer are all designed carefully with customer's best interest at heart, because as their slogan goes "We Care Always".
Following the successful implementation and operation of an AMPS/TDMA network in the country, Mobitel launched its GSM operations in January 2004, with the deployment of a fully fledged GSM network in the 1800 MHz band which is EDGE/GPRS enabled. In 2005 and 2006, Mobitel traded the 800 MHz band for slots made available from the 900 MHz spectrum. With this enhancement, Mobitel embarked on a field trial of 3G at the 1st International Buddhist Conference held in 2006, setting the stage for the launch of its 3G services in Sri Lanka.
Investments committed to date for this state-of-the-art technology to provide 3G and GSM totals over US$ 200 million. This includes increasing the present number of base stations from 600 to 1,500 by the end of this year.
Mobitel offers a variety of value added services:
Mobitel spends $200 million on 3G HSPA technology in Sri Lanka.(SRI LANKA)(Mobitel Private Ltd.)(Brief article)
Jan 01, 2008; Mobitel Lanka has spent $200 million for launching the newest version of 3G technology to Sri Lanka. The operator has invested...