Sri Lanka Telecom has started rolling out the first phase of its plan to innovative broadband access technologies for residential and business customers.
ADSL or Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line is essentially a continuously open data line to an Internet Service Provider that works over conventional telephone lines. rn
rnADSL in addition allows the ability to transfer a higher rate of data over voice/data lines that exist in every home due to a new modulation technology called Discreet Multi Tone (DMT) which facilitates the transmission of high speed data.rn
rnThus ADSL makes it possible to simultaneously access normal telephone services and Broadband Internet such as audio and video over a SLT customers existing telephone lines. rn
rnAdvantages of ADSL services are a ldblquote always-on
dblquote connection, so theres no waiting to log on, unlimited access with no time restrictions at a flat monthly fee, flexibility to use the phone and surf the Internet at the same time, increased and augmen