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The 10% telecommunications levy imposed on data would be removed and the data capacity would be increased by 10 per cent from today.

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  • Arul Friday, 01 September 2017 10:41 AM

    In India the Reliance telecom has ushered in a revolution by helping call rates crash to the lowest

    Laminate Friday, 01 September 2017 01:30 PM

    That Incredible India Arun!

    Snowy Friday, 01 September 2017 06:14 PM

    In Sri Lanka too it was an Indian company that brought the mobile call rates down. We need the same now for fixed line broadband.

    Lanka Shantha Friday, 01 September 2017 12:09 PM

    Nothing comes out of SLT. Same amount of data.To get SLT ADSL need Land Line.Had paid Rs 18,000 to get the line.Rs 7,000/- for the Router..( Monthly Phone Rental Rs 250/-, SLT ADSL Rental Rs 1,490/- Tax Rs 594/-) Total Rs 2,329/- per month.30GB data on day time

    ceylon Friday, 01 September 2017 01:52 PM

    benefits from open competitive market.beneficiaries are customers. via DM Android App

    Lord Wolfstein Friday, 01 September 2017 02:36 PM

    Sri Lanka is one of the most expensive countries for Internet users. The Internet providers are making an impertinently and exploiting high profit. In Germany I pay 17 Euro (3000 Rs) per month inclusive 19% VAT for unlimited surfing and unlimited time to make calls to the landline.

    Farook Friday, 01 September 2017 05:18 PM

    I just checked my internet capacity and nothing has changed. I have 9GB peak and 9GB off peak.When are we going to get the additional 10%?

    Jason Friday, 01 September 2017 09:42 PM

    This is the only country in the world that has fixed data amounts. Essentially, if the government had been investing properly in the digital infrastructure of the country, there would not be rationing of data like this.

    upali Saturday, 02 September 2017 12:37 PM

    This is not new Ravi increased rates not only of data but all of telecommunication services. Now reducing just of data. Only difference is rates of other tele.services are high. A joke.

    MP Saturday, 02 September 2017 08:22 PM

    Ravi levied tax on everything except - on breathing.

    Doubting Thomas Saturday, 02 September 2017 07:10 PM

    I will believe it only after seeing my next bill!!!


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