Tele Deal

Aug 12, 2009 (LBO) – Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) said it has inked a deal with Mireka Capital Land (Pvt) Ltd, a large commercial and residential property project, to provide telecom services including fibre optic supported broadband facilities. Mireka Capital Land is a joint venture between Overseas Realty (Ceylon), a unit of Singapore’s SP Tao group, and Sri Lanka’s state-run Bank of Ceylon, which is building the ‘Havelock City’, a multi-tower residential and commercial real estate project.

“We have provided fiber connectivity with network resiliencies to the Havelock City covering the two towers in the first phase of the project,” SLT chairperson, Leisha De Silva Chandrasena said in a statement.

The statement said 60 percent of the apartments in the ‘Park tower’ and ‘Elibank tower’ which are expected to be completed shortly, have been sold.

The project has residential apartments and a commercial complex with a shopping mall, food and beverage facilities, retail shops, a supermarket and a business hotel.

It will have a seven acre landscaped roof garden, which is said to be the first of its kind in Sri Lanka.

Mireka Capital Land director Ralph De Lanerolle says Havelock City will have the latest communication infrastru