Originally Posted by kasuwa1235
31 May, 2008 06:41:14
Sri Lanka fixed access telco starts broadband
May 30, 2008 (LBO) – Sri Lanka's wireless operator Lanka Bell has launched wireless broadband services offering hi-speed internet connectivity for home and enterprise users, the company said.
Lanka Bell's WiMax (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) connectivity offers speeds up to 10 Megabits per second. "The launch of Bell Broadband represents an important milestone in the evolution of Lanka Bell as a total solutions provider to enterprise and residential users," Prasad Samarasinghe managing director of Lanka Bell said in a statement.
The standard Bell Broadband has a connection fee 10,000 rupees for all user categories. Residential are offered unlimited downloads for 2,000 rupees a month at speeds up to 512 kilobits per second.
Office users are offered the 3,000 package with speeds of one megabit per second and 5,500 rupee with two megabits per second.
"Broadband access opens up a whole new world of possibilities that drive business growth through better information management, better service delivery and greater speed and convenience for customers," Samarasinghe said.
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