November 30, 2020, 5:49 pm

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2020-01-21 22:13:17 BdST

Sri Lanka's telecommunication company ready to launch 5G

Sri Lanka's state owned Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) on Tuesday said it is ready to launch 5G services in the country to facilitate citizens with a 5G experience via fixed wireless broadband access.

In a statement, SLT said the 5G services would reach its customers with high speeds and high data volumes providing a high capacity of bandwidth which is the main concern of the mass users of broadband services.

5G will encourage the blooming of entrepreneurs and enterprises with the low latency which will be needed in times of critical missions and where the fastest responses are desired, SLT said.

"In fact, SLT's 5G is the long-expected service for the growing ICT era in the country as it allows mass connectivity where the user is capable of connecting many machines and many applications in one go," SLT added.

SLT comprises a customer base of over 1.6 million including multinational corporations, large and small corporates, public sector, retail and domestic customers.

SLT said it provides a full range of ICT services in the areas of voice, data, broadband, TV, mobile and enterprise solutions.

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