Sri Lanka Telecom PLC. (SLTL) is one of Sri Lanka’s most valuable blue chip companies with a market capitalisation which, as at 31st December 2015 topped Rs.84 billion. Sri Lanka Telecom is the national ICT solutions provider and the leading broadband and backbone infrastructure services provider in the country. The two main shareholders of Sri Lanka Telecom as at year end were the Government of Sri Lanka which held 49.5% through the Secretary to the Treasury and Global Telecommunication Holdings N.V. of Curacao, which owned a 44.98% stake. The balance shares are publicly traded. The Company has been awarded a National Long Term Rating of AAA (lka) and a BB- rating on Long Term Local Currency and Foreign Currency by Fitch Ratings, followed by B+ Local and Foreign Currency credit ratings by Standard & Poor’s.
The SLT Group has a customer base of over six million including multinational corporations, large and small corporate, public sector, retail and domestic customers. The SLT Group provides a full range of ICT facilities and services in the areas of voice, data, broadband, wholesale, enterprise, TV and mobile services.
One of the key strategic objectives of the SLT Group is to drive broadband-based consumer and enterprise services by expanding the broadband footprint via ‘Next Generation Network’ and ‘National Backbone Network’ and Next generation access of ADSL2+, VDSL2, optical fibre, carrier-grade Wi-Fi and both fixed and mobile 4G LTE technologies. The Group’s total integrated solution portfolio includes voice, networking, data hosting, managed services, cloud computing services and mobile based consumer and enterprise solutions provided through its fully owned subsidiary, Mobitel via its 2.5G/3.5G/4G LTE networks.
SLT aims to be a key regional player by providing Global Services through major investments in multiple international submarine cable systems such as SEA-ME-WE 5, SEA-ME-WE 4, SEA-ME-WE 3, Bharat-Lanka submarine cable system and Dhiraagu-SLT submarine cable system.
SLT has been recognised by the top Enterprises and SMEs in Sri Lanka as the best and most reliable ICT Solutions Provider. Also the company was entrusted by other telecommunications operators in the country as the wholesaler of choice and the best network provider. SLT's ‘Intelligent Solutions’ encompass the entire gamut of next generation voice, networking, data hosting and managed services to facilitate local enterprises and SME businesses to compete in the global arena.
The Sri Lanka Telecom Group provides an entire gamut of ICT solutions in the areas of fixed and mobile telephony, broadband, data, IPTV, cloud computing, hosted services and networking solutions to its valued customers via the latest cutting edge technologies and also diversified services. SLT’s subsidiaries operating under the group include: Mobitel (Private) Limited (mobile service provider), SLT VisionCom (Private) Limited (IPTV support services), SLT Publications (Private) Limited (directory publication services), SKY Network (Private) Limited (wireless broadband operations), Sri Lanka Telecom (Services) Limited (providing total network solutions to corporate and small business customers), SLT Human Capital Solutions (Private) Limited (providing workforce solutions), SLT Property Management (Private) Limited (managing the group’s properties for better utilization of resources and stretching its operations into diversified businesses) and SLT Campus (Private) Limited (Providing Higher education services of ICT and business management).