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SLT-Mobitel to implement new national plan towards new system change


SLT-Mobitel has taken a major initiative towards transforming Sri Lanka to a smart nation further improving strategically important services and sectors while digitally empowering the people.

This was disclosed by Sri Lanka Telcom Group Chairman Rohan Fernando when he announced a national proposal to introduce the new system change of SLT-Mobitel to digitally empower citizens with digitalisation of identities and strong digital security and privacy.

He was addressing ceremony held in Colombo to unveil this plan of the SLT-Mobitel as the building block for new technological innovations that can strengthen digital commerce and e-governance in all aspects of operations critical to the county.

SLT-Mobitel has identified healthcare, education, transportation, agriculture, tourism, Judiciary and banking and finance as critical services and sectors that can thrive under this new system, more efficiently and transparently.

Mr Fernado noted that key issues currently facing the country can be addressed and critical sectors and services can be transformed into highly efficient, transparent, and profitable systems which in turn can transform people’s lives.

“The is to move the country towards e-governance and digital commerce he said adding that Mobitel has the broadest presence across the value chain and unparalleled capacity to meet the needs of tech companies, large cooperates, public and state institutions

The proposal by SLT-Mobitel aims to digitalise the healthcare sector and will revolutionise the industry.

It offers access to real-time information, remote patient monitoring, preventative care, timely assistance, healthcare analysis, and overall better patient care with data privacy and security.

SLT-Mobitel has outlined the steps to digitalise Sri Lanka’s education sector pointing out that the 10,000+ schools in the country can be provided high-speed internet access through the company’s expansive fibre network.

The processes can be automated through the introduction of digital tools and technology, while libraries can be digitised for inclusive and continued access officials said.

SLT-Mobitel proposes the digitalisation of the country’s transportation sector. From multi-modal tour plans, online ticket reservations, tracking apps for public transportation such as buses and trains, providing onsite WiFi and enabling cashless payments, Sri Lanka’s transportation sector has tremendous potential to be more efficient and productive.

T-Mobitel is driving the digitalization of Sri Lanka’s agri value-chain with the Helaviru Digital Economic Centre, a platform that will provide farmers easy access to information and insights, as well as a trading platform for transparent transactions.

The company is also accelerating digital adoption of farming communities through capacity building programmes and by introducing smart farming solutions.

It is currently developing a single web portal for all potential tourists to digitally enable the country’s tourism sector.

This platform will be a centralized tourism hub, providing tourists with the information they need to plan their own stays or connect them with tour operators who have pre-planned options.

This platform will also provide much needed data and insights on the visiting tourists, which can be used to further develop the industry.

SLT-Mobitel’s proposed solution is to fully digitalise the Sri Lankan judiciary system. From establishing a digitised record keeping process, to an automated platform to set hearing dates in commercial high courts, a virtual solution for court hearings when logistics become an obstacle, and the digital integration across other entities

. SLT-Mobitel’s vision in transforming the current banking and finance sector to meet the demands of this future will see the digitalisation of this critical sector, so it is able to support cashless transactions and become a catalyst to promote e-commerce in Sri Lanka.


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