Late Start

Ishara S. Kodikara | AFP | Getty Images Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, center, speaks to supporters at the prime minister's official residence in Colombo on December 16, 2018, after he was reappointed as prime minister by Sri Lanka's president, the same man who fired him from the job nearly two months ago.

Sri Lanka Telecom says it will need at least six months to deploy its low cost wireless technology, though it’s already feeling the heat from rival networks. Sri Lanka Telecom says it will need at least six months to deploy its low cost wireless technology, though it’s already feeling the heat from rival networks. SLT secured a CDMA (code division multiple access) licence on Monday, with a promise to connect 450,000 new subscribers within three-years.

“Most of the new connections will be earmarked for difficult rural areas and the north and east of Sri Lanka,” Sri Lanka Telecom’s Chief Executive Shuhei Anan told reporters on Tuesday.



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