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Wednesday, 4th December 2019

Mobitel offers up to 40% discount on Samsung and Apple smartphones for Master Unlimited Customers  

In a bid to recognize and reward loyal customers who have enjoyed the Mobitel Master Unlimited Package for over a period of 12 months, Mobitel is now offering exclusive discounts up to 40% on Samsung and Apple Smartphones.

With this exciting offer, Mobitel is providing its Master Unlimited customers to enjoy exclusive privileges to switch to top notch smartphones whilst enjoying great savings on Apple and Samsung smartphones. Master Unlimited customers can now purchase Samsung A30s for Rs. 25,666/- against the market price of Rs. 45,490 and Samsung A50s for Rs. 37,628/- as against Rs. 59,690/-. The Apple iPhone7 is available for as low as Rs. 56,400 as against the normal selling price of Rs. 81,490/- with genuine warranty.

Furthermore, these exclusive discounts are provided as a reward by Mobitel for its Master Unlimited customers who enjoy any master unlimited packages which include Master voice, Master voice & data and Master data introduced for the first time in Sri Lanka. Mobitel’s revolutionary Master Unlimited offers Unlimited Data for a modest monthly rental of LKR 2,999/- for the Voice package, Rs. 3,999/- per month for both unlimited Voice and Data and Rs. 1,500/- per month for the unlimited Voice only package.

Making it affordable and offering fast speeds, Master Unlimited Data package fulfils a long-felt need amongst people to continue video streaming without interruption or being fearful that data will get over. Mobitel remains committed to bringing the latest in mobile technology to Sri Lanka on par with global standards and to bridge the digital divide by pricing them affordably. Mobitel regularly rewards its customers with exciting discounts and offers to recognize and thank them for their patronage and loyalty. Apart from offering industry-best voice and data packages at highly competitive rates, Mobitel also showcases the most exclusive smartphone devices at its outlets along with amazing offers.

Wednesday, 4th December 2019

Mobitel Upahara offers up to 40% savings on Smartphones for Government sector employees

Mobitel Upahara, devised to empower the state sector employees with innovative service offerings is extending its latest offer on smartphones with savings up to 40% off on selected Samsung and Huawei Smartphones for current and retired state sector employees.

The latest 4G entry level smartphone from Samsung, the celebrated Samsung Galaxy A10s, is being offered to state sector employees at Rs. 16,000 as against the normal selling price of Rs. 26,490/- while the Huawei Y5 Lite, known for its exciting features, is being offered at Rs. 9,900/- as against selling price of Rs. 14,499/-. For retired state sector employees, Mobitel provides an add to bill payment plan for the phone on the given special prices. Mobitel is the only mobile operator to provide such exclusive price offers on smartphones for the benefit of current and retired state sector employees under the Upahara promotion as a measure of how much Mobitel values their contribution to society.

Both devices in this offer are well reputed smartphone brands. The Samsung A10s is the latest addition to the Samsung A series, offering superb value for money on a smartphone. Its key features are a 6.2” display, 2GB RAM + 32GB Storage, Main dual camera 13MP and 2MP and Selfie Camera 8MP to capture life’s special moments, and it comes with a 4000 mAh Battery for long-lasting use. The Huawei Y5 Lite is the most affordable 4G smartphone in the market being offered at an unbeatable price under Mobitel’s Upahara scheme. It boasts 5.45” display, 8MP Main Camera and 5MP Selfie Camera for an enriched experience.

Apart from enjoying these exclusive offers under the Uphara scheme, current and retired state sector employees can enjoy the benefits of Mobitel’s significant 4.5G/4G-LTE network in Sri Lanka. With this, Mobitel has increased the country’s 4.5G/4G-LTE coverage, thereby strengthening its No.1 status for High-Speed Mobile Broadband in Sri Lanka, having already received the globally-acclaimed Ookla® Speed Test Award for 2017. Mobitel remains as the preferred network for all Sri Lankans due to its superior broadband speed, reliability and efficiency across the island.

Wednesday, 4th December 2019

Mobitel Business Solutions crowned ‘Best Business Solutions Provider of the Year 2019’ at South Asian Business Excellence Awards 2019

Stamping its mark in the Enterprise category, Mobitel Business Solutions (MBS), that offer fully fledged business solutions to organisations coupled with innovative mobile technology was bestowed with the prestigious ‘Best Business Solutions Provider of the Year 2019’ award, at the South Asian Business Excellence Awards held at the Hilton, Colombo recently.

SABE recognizes business entities that demonstrates best practices in implementing practical outcomes that significantly improve the value, efficiency and effectiveness of their clients, resulting in significant business benefits and achievements in the areas of Business Impact, Complementary Practices and Business Services in the South Asian Region. MBS received premier ratings during the stringent evaluation by an esteemed panel of judges on the basis of Objectives and Challenges, Uniqueness and Complexity and Processes and Procedures.

As the Business Solutions Arm of Mobitel (Pvt) Ltd, the National Mobile Service Provider, MBS provides a variety of first class services aimed at unlocking the fullest business potential of companies thus empowering customers with the latest technology and tools to enhance profitability while simultaneously assisting them to adopt new technology platforms. MBS counts the widest portfolio of corporate clients on the island, encompassing blue-chip private sector companies, government entities, SMEs and even centers of higher learning and education. MBS also boasts an island-wide presence with solution experts located at all major districts and cities to support deliver end to end solutions regardless of client location. As part of its exciting partnership with South Asia Gateway Terminals (SAGT), Mobitel recently delivered a communication system based on the ubiquitous LTE technology, which it customised for SAGT’s mission critical communications within the shipping port. In doing so, Mobitel ensured SAGT benefitted from the advantages of deploying the world-renowned 3GPP standardised LTE technology.

MBS also received recognition for two industry firsts, namely, mLocator Premier, a GPS-based user location tracking system, and Tea Auction App mAuction. Going a step further, Mobitel recently acquired a majority stake in local security solutions leader M3Force, which provides one-stop comprehensive security solutions comprising advanced video analytics to offer the best ever emergency responding service manned exclusively by well-trained ex-servicemen.

MBS’s some essential services implemented on behalf of the government include Grievance & Petition System (Tell The President of Sri Lanka); Corporate Digital Rewards System; Electronic Ticketing System for Government Parks with QR validation (mGate); Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) system - Department of Immigration; ETA Project and Mobile Based Ticket Reservation System (mTicketing). Mobitrel Business Solutions offers SMEs the advantage of a ‘pay as you go’ payment model.

Mobitel Business Solutions has also won acclaim for its other products such as mTransit Cash Collection App, which is a cash collection app for internal and external usage of the company; Media Box solution, which is a complete digital signage solution that allows users to easily build and manage a centrally controlled network of dynamic displays. These players and its digital content can be managed online, remotely from a centralized platform; mDistributor, which is a Sales Force Automation tool that systematize the business tasks of sales, including order processing, sales information sharing, inventory monitoring and control, order tracking, customer management as well as sales forecast analysis; and a Document Management System, an automated tool for organizing, securing, capturing, digitizing, tagging, approving, and completing tasks of the business files.

Mobitel Business Solutions has forged a strong partnership with Microsoft, one of the leading technology providers, amongst others, to power its solutions. Microsoft (Office 365, Intune, Azure), IBM (MaaS360 with Watson MDM), Cisco WebEx (Meeting Center, Event Center), Amazon (Amazon Web Services), Samsung (Samsung Knox MDM), Utech United Tractors (IIOT Solution), Bileeta (ERP Solution), Cemex (HRM Solution), KayJay (CCTV), M3Force (CCTV) and Office Networks (CCTV) are its strategic partners, diligently supporting the company in its deployments. The superiority of MBS is also fortified by its local excellence where it won the National Best E-Contest (e-Swabhimani) Award for public service and its citizen-focused “Tell the President” project, iCard and mChannelling initiatives; and ISO 9001:2015 Quality Certification.

MBS has taken the lead in spearheading industry-specific solutions in areas that are still very nascent. These include plantations, private and home security, warehousing, transportation, etc. The company has steadily built up a reputation for implementing best-in-class solutions for operational excellence, business intelligence and customer specific solutions for current and emerging needs. Mobitel Business Solutions has excelled in aiding clients in future-proofing their organizations by way of enhancing IT-related capabilities and infrastructure in order to remain globally competitive.

Prabath Gamage, General Manager- Enterprise Solutions, receiving the Best Business Solution Provider 2019 Award. 

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