Sri Lanka Telecom’s broadband customers up nearly 20%

23 Sep 2013

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) has reported that its fixed broadband subscriber base grew by 19.6% year-on-year to 357,000 at the end of June 2013, whilst it has rolled out 57,000 new high speed lines based on its new fibre-to-the-cabinet (FTTC) network of which 20,000 had already been connected to users by that date. SLT says customers can receive bandwidth benefits from the FTTC network within 2km of a fibre distribution point, while it plans to provide 90% of its fixed access customers broadband speeds of 20Mbps.



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