Financial Times

SLT- Call rates to fixed/mobile down by 35%, monthly rental reduced up to 48%

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) has launched a ground breaking special tariff plan for its post-paid telephone users under the brand name of ‘V talk’ which offers the freedom to choose a preferred calling plan, the company stated in a press release.

V talk comprises of customised tariff options for all voice communication needs that would make up a part of the day-to-day lifestyles of all members of the family or a business organization. According to the press release, this is the first time that SLT is offering its telephone customers a variety of tariff plans that grants people the freedom to choose a call rate plan they want.

SLT V talk tariff plans comprise of four options in addition to the existing two options of standard home and business packages which are charged on a per second basis. The new packages are named as VALUE, ACTIVE, NOVEL, and FOREVER and they offer per second billing, low call charges, low rentals, flat rates, low calling rates for mobiles, and are also able to meet special requirements like fixed rate per call or fixed rate per minute options. Any SLT Megaline or SLT Citylink CDMA customer can select one of these V talk price plans and requests can be made at any SLT Regional Office or Teleshop.

SLT said customers island-wide will get the opportunity to adjust themselves to one of the brand new tariff plans which suits them if they wish to receive more benefits. The new packages will be available for both new customers and existing SLT customers. There are alternative pricing methods a customer can select depending on their requirement.

The VALUE package offers low call rates and lower monthly rental offer for low monthly budgets. The ACTIVE package offers the lowest rate for high usage. The NOVEL package offers a flat calling rate to network island wide while the FOREVER package allows users to talk freely for hours on any fixed or mobile telephone for less.

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