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Tuesday, 21st September 2021

eChannelling introduces ‘Home Care Service’ as safe and trusted solution for home quarantined COVID-19 patients

As part of its ongoing efforts to support the nation’s fight against COVID-19 and to support hospitals manage resources efficiently to overcome the situation, eChannelling, the largest channeling arm of SLT-MOBITEL has launched ‘Home Care service’ as a safe and trusted solution to help home quarantine management of COVID-19 patients.

With hospitals operating at optimum levels to diagnose, treat and manage patients navigating the various waves of the pandemic, eChannelling’s Home Care service offers patients expert care at home with the best possible ways to receive treatment, with continuous medical monitoring. The eChannelling solution is offered to both the corporate sector and the general public. Companies need to implement new procedures to ensure business continuity and safeguard their employees, who in turn seek a sense of security and comfort that their immediate family is also being looked after by a caring team outside a hospital setting.

eChannelling’s Home Care provides an extremely convenient service to assist and monitor COVID-positive patients with mild to moderate symptoms, deemed fit for home quarantine by government healthcare authorities, with support and resources at home to manage their care. Through this service eChannelling provides dedicated doctor consultation and remote monitoring of the patient’s health conditions via audio/video facilities. Based on the patient’s requirements and preference the necessary devices will also be delivered to their doorstep. eChannelling offers several 14-day home quarantine packages depending on the needs of the patients. In addition, wellness packages are also available to ensure those at home are able to safeguard their health.

Providing staff eChannelling Home Care service is simple and convenient. Once the staff member alerts the company’s HR department of the need to quarantine, the company can directly contact eChannelling to select the package and activate the service.

For the general public too, individual plans are available. Customer can with ease activate the package via the eChannelling Web -, the Mobile App or calling the hotline 0710 225225 which is available 24/7.

The basic 14-day home quarantine packages include thrice-daily dedicated Doctor consultations and monitoring via audio/video and access to a General Practitioner (GP) from 7am to 10pm daily. The patient also has unlimited access via messaging platforms to share monitoring stats with the GP reducing anxiety and improving quality of life. More comprehensive and customized packages are available including approved oximeters depending on the patient’s requirement and severity.

In addition, eChannelling’s support to the government’s vaccination drive and helping customers locate general practitioners with ease are among its continued support towards the healthcare needs of the country.

Tuesday, 21st September 2021

SLT-MOBITEL Mobile offers ‘Triple Buddy’ - Nonstop Data for Facebook, WhatsApp and YouTube

Understanding the rapid demand for data among the young and older generation in using popular social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp and YouTube for education and entertainment, SLT-MOBITEL Mobile launched ‘Triple Buddy’ an exciting new package designed to offer all the nonstop data you need to enjoy your favourite apps wherever you are.

The trendy ‘Triple Buddy’ plan offers customers 'nonstop data' for as low as Rs. 339 (inclusive of taxes) per month. The package is designed with nonstop access to three popular apps providing an all-in-one data package with 2GB of additional Data.

Nowadays, many users spend their time on YouTube, Facebook and WhatsApp for social and educational purposes. However, the content on these apps consumes a lot of data. Keeping this in mind, SLT-MOBITEL Mobile has conceptualized the Triple Buddy package with a nonstop data stream.

With Triple Buddy, users can now keep in touch with friends and family at any time, students can continue their education uninterrupted, while watching videos and enjoying surfing during leisure times can be done with ease. Users can now spend day or night on these three apps without worrying about running out of data.

To enjoy the ‘Triple Buddy’ package, users need to simply dial #170# select Content Based Plans and Triple Buddy and follow the instructions or use the Selfcare App to activate the service. The new trendy, ‘Triple Buddy’ package, offers the best value for money with both prepaid and postpaid plans applicable. You can also visit for more information.

Tuesday, 21st September 2021

SLT-MOBITEL donates fourth PCR machine to Matara District Hospital

Colombo, September 16, 2021 - Recognising the importance to enhance Sri Lanka’s PCR testing capacity to curtail the spread of COVID-19 and to protect citizens, SLT-MOBITEL is continuing its support by donating yet another vital PCR machine to the District General Hospital in Matara recently.

The donation of the PCR machine valued at over Rs. 5.7 million is part of SLT-MOBITEL’s ‘Sabandiyawe Sathakaraya’ CSR initiative in further strengthening the nation’s healthcare systems and assisting communities in need.

The equipment was handed over to the Deputy Director of the Matara Hospital Doctor Upali Rathnayaka in the presence of Rohan Fernando, Group Chairman, SLT-MOBITEL; Lalith Seneviratne, Group Chief Executive Officer, SLT-MOBITEL; Kiththi Perera, CEO, SLT; Shashika Senarath, CMO, Mobitel along with Regional GM, SLT; Regional Head – Mobitel and Hospital Staff.

Previously, PCR machines were donated to the Base Hospital, Karawanella, District General Hospital, Matale and the University Hospital of the Kotelawala Defense University. SLT-MOBITEL appreciates the support received from all Sri Lankans towards ‘Daana Paaramitha’ which was conceptualized as a platform to further increase community involvement in carrying out relief efforts to support families affected by the pandemic.

Group Chairman of SLT-MOBITEL Mr. Rohan Fernando handing over the donation to Deputy Director of Matara District Hospital Doctor Upali Ratnayake accompanied by Doctor Thushara Vidanapathirana, Doctor Deepika Priyanthi and Group CEO of SLT-MOBITEL Mr. Lalith Seneviratne.

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