SLT empowers Sanasa Development Bank with state-of-the-art communication solution
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), the country's number one integrated telecommunications service provider entered into an agreement with the Sanasa Development Bank Ltd. (SDBL), to provide data communications solutions to its head office and branch offices located around the country.
The agreement was signed by Mr. Ajantha Seneviratne, Chief Marketing and Sales Officer, SLT and Mr. Nimal J.B. Mamaduwa, General Manager/CEO of SDBL recently. SLT is now the principal communication solutions provider for SDBL. Under the agreement, SLT will provide voice, data and internet solutions to SDBL.
This will consist of a total voice communication solution through SLT Megaline (wired PSTN) and SLT Citylink CDMA connections as well as dedicated high capacity digital E1 connectivity. This facilitates futuristic solutions with seamless connectivity for communications between the head office and its branch network of 60 offices.
SLT will provide mission critical data services with seamless connectivity for the bank's 60 branch offices located island-wide through its advanced IP/VPN (Internet Protocol Virtual Private Network) solution. High-bandwidth connectivity solutions is also provided to the Bank's Head office through SLT Metro Ethernet, which offers an array of services that ensures the smooth functioning of enterprise-wide applications, supporting high access rates of up to 1 Gbps, as well as offering high quality of service and securing connectivity. Point to point connectivity will also be provided to extension centres. Broadband internet access will be provided through high capacity internet leased lines as well as ADSL connectivity to branch offices, providing connectivity to SLTNet, the largest ISP in the country.
Giving his views on the agreement, SDBL General Manager/CEO Nimal J.B. Mamaduwa said, "We have enjoyed a long term mutually beneficial relationship with Sri Lanka Telecom, and we selected them as our principal telecommunications partner because after having experienced the reliability and premium quality of their voice communication services firsthand, we feel very confident in entrusting the rest of our communication needs to them. We are committed to carrying out multifaceted expansion programmes and with our ambitious plans for our future, we feel that SLT is the partner who can provide us with the required level of expertise as well as technology that will give us a competitive edge and help us to achieve our company goals now and into the future".
Giving his comments on the significance of the agreement, SLT Chief Marketing and Sales Officer Ajantha Seneviratne said, "We are proud to have been selected as the principal communication solution partner of Sanasa Development Bank. We have been business partners for a long time and we have succeeded in providing them with reliable voice communication solutions over the years. We have already installed the high capacity digital connectivity for voice communications to their newly located Head Office. With the Bank's decision to move into a central banking system, SLT would like to assure the bank of our support and backing with the most reliable, premium quality services backed by the latest state of the art technology that will help add value to their business and make the transition smooth and efficient."