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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2767

Tritel – biggest payphone operator slashes call charges

By Quintus Perera – Asian Tribune

Colombo, 01 October, (Asiantribune.com): To mark its nine year existence in the Sri Lanka Tritel Service (Pvt) Ltd, the biggest payphone operator has reduced the out-going call charges drastically effect September 9.

Darryll Sinnappa, CEO, Tritel said "Customers are our backbone in our telecom entity. Thus, we felicitate them for nurturing us over the past years. He said, low income groups could afford payphone the majority of the population in Sri Lanka."

He said, Tritel is bridging the vital gap in access to communication, especially in, rural areas and they make this bridge stronger by offering a large reduction on out going call charges.

Off-peak local call charges would be Rs 1.66 per minute through 5,000 Tritel public hone booths island wide from 6.00 p.m to 8.00 a.m on week days and on weekends effective from Saturday 2.00 p.m till Monday 8.00 a.m.

Ananth V Selladorai, Deputy CEO said their priority is rural community and less affluent urban community who find fixed telephony and rapidly growing mobile services too expensive and expects the present tariff revision would make their life easier with regard to day-to-day telecommunication needs.

Tritel is to introduce cutting-edge access to telecommunication enabled by the CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) technology and looks forward to give more benefits to the customers in the near future.

- Asian Tribune -

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