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Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) described as an “always on” board band connection, offers subscribers continued high speed internet connectivity at relatively low costs through existing phone lines*. (*see detailed description below)rn

rnPut in place at a cost of Rs. 100 million, ADSL will initially be offered in the Colombo and Greater Colombo area.rn

rnSuntels Director Marketing and Sales, Sriyan de S Wijeyaratne says small businesses and high usage residential customers will be the key audience for XDSL.rn

rnA start up fee of Rs. 15,000 will offer speeds ranging from 128 Kbps to 1 Mbps. Monthly rentals will start at Rs. 7,500 for a 128 Kbps connection. rn

rn”We began tests earlier this year with a number of customers around Colombo,” says Wijeyaratne, “and we are happy with the results.”rn

rnSuntel will also offer equal upload and download speeds.rn

rnMeanwhile, SLT is expected to launch its ADSL service inext month, having received approval for its ADSL tariffs from the Telecommu