Lakmal Jayasinghe, GM Sales (Metro & Region II) of SLT and Fazrin Ibrahim, MD of SMI Property Developers exchanging the agreement. The officers (from left to right): Mohamed Muzammil, Manager (Marketing) of SLT(Havelock Town), A.D.R .Ranga Regional Manager of SLT (Havelock Town)
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) recently entered into an agreement with the BOI-approved SMI Property Developers (Pvt) Ltd., to be the exclusive telecommunication service provider for the luxury apartment complex, Orwell Residency.
The envisioned 27-storey luxury apartment complex which is currently under construction in the heart of the Colombo city at Deal Place is expected to be completed by May 2017.
Once completed, Orwell Residency will be fully connected via fibre-optics, providing its residents in every apartment with access to ultra-high speed broadband through Smartline, SLT’s fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) connectivity, enabling download speeds of upto100 Mbps. This will be a fully fibre-optics-enabled high rise building. The residents of the lavish 64 apartment units will have access to SLT’s FTTH Smart Line triple play services (voice, broadband and IPTV services) as well as aPABX system for internal voice communications between the apartments in the Residency. Furthermore, apartment owners will have the option of going for a managed TV (MATV) system through which customers can select their preferred channel line-up, according to their individual preferences and requirements.
Commenting on the agreement, S.S.L. Jayasinghe, GM Sales (Metro & Region II) of SLT said, “We are proud to partner with SMI Property Developers for this mega project. Throughout, SLT has been committed towards transforming the lifestyles of people in every segment and every walk of life. We see this as another such opportunity through which we can add value to people and provide them with world class ICT services that are on par with international standards.”
Fazrin Ibrahim, MD of SMI Property Developers said, “Orwell Residency has been designed to provide residents with an extraordinary lifestyle experience. Thus in each and every aspect of the building, we have ensured that it is built according to the highest standards, that will ensure that extraordinary experience is delivered. So that is why we have chosen to partner with SLT as the Exclusive Telecommunication Service Provider for this project since we have full confidence in their capabilities to meet the high standards of expectations that are in keeping with