Sri Lanka Telecom, Sri Lanka’s premier telecom provider and Ceylinco Life –a leading insurance company have joined hands to offer a unique Life Insurance policy to SLT customers. The policy, which is called “LifeLine”, is the only Life Policy, which can be obtained over the phone and is exclusively for SLT phone owners.
Lifeline –the hassle free life cover of Rupees 100,000, which involves no paperwork, is open to anyone who owns a SLT connection between the ages of 18 to 70. The monthly premium of Rs. 69 will be included to the monthly bill for those who settle their monthly bill in full.
The information regarding the LifeLine policy will be sent to all SLT customers along with the SLT bill, enabling customers to call the SLT Call Centre to register. SLT will then inform Ceylinco Life who will in turn confirm the cover and a send a certificate to those customers who have registered.
Mr. Shuhei Anan, CEO of SLT said “This is yet another extension of value added services provided by SLT, to our customers. I am very happy to tie up one of Sri Lanka’s leading insurance companies to provide this service to our valuable customers.”
Mr. R Renganathan, CEO of Ceylinco Life said “This is the first time we are granting a life policy over the phone and I am honoured to be providing it first exclusively to the SLT customers”
Ceylinco Life is a leader in insurance having over 100 interconnected branches throughout the island to serve their customers. Ceylinco Life was also recognized as the highest ranked insurer by LMD magazine last year and was also granted the Service Brand of the Year award in 2004 by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing.
Sri Lanka Telecom (www.slt.lk) is one of the country’s most vital utility companies with an annual turnover in excess of Rs.29.5 billion. The group of company has over one million customer base including multinational corporations, large and small corporates, retail and domestic customers. Today with NTT of Japan as a strategic partner, SLT provides facilities and services to its customers, which are unmatched in scope. These services range from domestic and international voice, advance data transmission services which include internet services on leased lines, broadband [on ADSL] and dial up, data circuits, frame relay solutions, to IP based services such as IP-VPN, total solutions of combination of multiple services, satellite uplink services and mobile telephony through fully owned subsidiary Mobitel etc. The company was also awarded an AAA (sri) rating by Fitch Ratings Lanka followed by a B+ international rating by Fitch International and Standard & Poor’s.