This service was introduced with the launch of sltgo Prepaid Solutions, held recently.
The availability of this network coincided with the launch of sltgo, which was held in October 2020, in collaboration with Fon Wireless Limited, a global wireless network, who pioneered the concept of residential Wi-Fi sharing.
The partnership established with Fon Wireless Limited, has ensured the executing of over 1,000,000 (One million) hotspot locations around the country. The introduction of this kind of phenomenal Wi-Fi community solution takes place for the first time in South Asia.
The implementation of this service by SLT-Mobitel brings an important solution closer to the prepaid community and more significantly for all Sri Lankans and any foreigner visiting the country. With the extension of the service customers can purchase prepaid passes with unlimited internet access of 2 Mbps speed.
SLT-Mobitel Home Broadband customers, who currently use the service, will also have access to data within the volume of their existing home broadband packages. A benefit of using this service is that any user, while on the move, can automatically get connected to the nearest available Wi-Fi hotspot, via the sltgo app or login via the sltgo portal.
With Sri Lanka’s largest wi-fi hotspots, SLT-Mobitel’s customers can enter the same username and password even while at home.
Even customers, who have not subscribed to the SLT-Mobitel Home Broadband network, can still purchase a prepaid pass and browse the internet by entering the number indicated on the pass. Foreign travellers who arrive in Sri Lanka can also access the internet through the sltgo prepaid pass. With over 23 million Wi-Fi hotspots scattered across the world, all Sri Lankans users can enjoy the ability to utilize this service no matter which part of the globe they travel.
SLT Chief Marketing Officer Prabhath Dahanayake stated that other network customers can also acquire prepaid Wi-Fi passes and enjoy high-speed unlimited SLTMobitel Home Broadband Commenting on the extension of the service to prepaid customers he noted, “We are delighted to extend this service to prepaid customers and SLTMobitel Home Broadband customers , as we recognize the need, especially in today’s fast paced world, to be able to achieve digital connectivity for everyone who has a mobile device.” SLT-Mobitel invites all customers to download the sltgo app and experience the internet among Wi-Fi community members for mutual benefit.