Colombo, 1st March 2012: Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 19 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced the completion of a comprehensive network upgrade exercise across 250 plus sites across Colombo and greater Colombo. As part of this 6 month project, Airtel deployed robust and world class network infrastructure and equipment – thus continuing to strengthen its customers’ high speed data connectivity experience. Testimonial of the company’s consistent efforts towards enhancing its network capabilities, Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka recently acknowledged Airtel as number one in speed test results among all mobile broadband providers in the country during January 2012.
“Our new HSPA+ network infrastructure uses cutting edge technology, which is designed to deliver a world class data experience for our customers in Sri Lanka. We are confident that this network upgrade will empower our customers with high speed and seamless access to data services – thus allowing them to enjoy the best online experience across a host of activities including emailing, downloading, uploading, LIVE streaming, social networking etc. We at Airtel remain committed towards further enhancing our network presence across Sri Lanka and continue to work towards new ways of delivering a seamless network experience for our customers”, said Suren Goonewardene, CEO – Sri Lanka, Bharti Airtel.