Reiterating its leadership in bringing the latest technological advancements to Sri Lanka, SLT-MOBITEL recently held an event at its one Galle-face branch, providing customers the opportunity to experience the best of 5G.
The event showcased a range of 5G technology demonstrations to the public, including Virtual Reality, 5G Gaming, remote vehicle control, HD video streaming, and many more. These use cases highlighted the low latency capabilities of 5G technology in addition to its superior speeds. With 5G becoming a reality, SLT-MOBITEL has further expanded its 5G pre-commercial trial network across main cities including Colombo, Kandy, Anuradhapura, Galle, and Jaffna, setting a pathway for customers to experience the transformational power of 5G technology in both Mobile Broadband and Fixed Wireless Access domains.
SLT-MOBITEL customers can check their device compatibility and information by visiting https://5g.sltmobitel.lk.
Since 2019, SLT-MOBITEL Mobile has spearheaded 5G deployments countrywide through public demonstrations. In April 2019, SLT-MOBITEL Mobile successfully showcased South Asia’s first 5G deployment over a mobile network, connecting a commercial mobile smartphone to its 5G network with record speeds. 5G is hailed as the next generation of wireless communication with key attributes such as extreme speed, low latency, massive connectivity, and new immersive experiences enabled with applications such as HD video streaming, virtual reality, factory automation, remote operations, mission-critical communications, massive IOT, smart home & smart city concepts and an exciting range of limitless potential and possibilities for consumers and enterprise businesses.
Currently, the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) is in the process of facilitating 5G commercial license issuance in Sri Lanka and upon receipt of necessary authorization SLT-MOBITEL aims to expand its 5G network further unlocking the digital advancement and contributing to a more inclusive digital economy.