Samsung, the No.1 smartphone brand in Sri Lanka, recently announced its partnership with SLT-Mobitel, to enable 5G technology on select Samsung devices from the first week of June. Samsung users are now equipped with the ability to use their 5G-enabled device on SLT-Mobitel’s network to experience the transformative power of 5G at SLT-Mobitel 5G test areas.
Enabling every Sri Lankan to experience cutting-edge 5G technology, SLT-Mobitel’s pioneering 5G technology enables Samsung users to use their products to their full potential with superior high-speed connectivity and a myriad of benefits that come with the Pioneering next-generation connectivity.
“As a national ICT solutions provider, we are committed to leading Sri Lanka into the next phase of technological revolution and our continued partnership with Samsung is a step towards realizing this goal,” said the Managing Director. of Mobitel (Pvt) Ltd., Chandika Vitarena.
“By enabling 5G for select Samsung Smartphone devices, we are empowering Samsung users to use their 5G-enabled device to its maximum potential. At SLT-Mobitel, we are always looking for innovative ways to deliver exceptional experiences to our customers because we have the technology and infrastructure that can make life smarter and more efficient with the power of 5G,” he said.
Samsung Sri Lanka Managing Director Kevin SungSu You said, “We are delighted to be the first smartphone brand to introduce 5G to many of our many smartphones, along with the immense support from SLT-Mobitel. . Offering convenience, style and premium technology, Samsung is now ready for the future as it is equipped with the latest benefits of 5G. 5G is the latest introduced on Samsung Galaxy devices to ensure that it is utilized to its maximum capacity.
“With the rollout of 5G across Sri Lanka, it won’t be long before the whole country is connected to a better mobile network. Samsung has always been committed to ensuring consumers get the most out of their smartphones, and that’s why our 5G rollout is taking place at scale. Consumers can now realize their dream potential through their Galaxy smartphones with 5G,” he said.
Samsung Galaxy smartphones are 5G devices supporting nos.12, 5G bands. This means that as the 5G network is being rolled out in Sri Lanka by SLT-Mobitel, they will support premium 5G technology. Even before the commercialization of the 5G network in Sri Lanka, Samsung has taken a leap to ensure its consumers are ready for the future by offering smartphones that support up to 12 5G bands – N1, N3, N5 , N7, N8, N20, N28, N38, N40 , N41, N66 and N78.
With Galaxy 5G, users will enjoy assured 5G connectivity regardless of the 5G band in Sri Lanka and have access to uninterrupted nationwide access to any 5G network (subject to carrier network availability) . Seamless 5G support will help download, share and stream content at blazing speeds.
Devices including Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, S21+ 5G and S21 5G are SLT-Mobitel 5G compatible and devices including Galaxy Z Fold 3, Galaxy Z Flip 3, Galaxy Z Fold 2, Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G, Galaxy Note20 5G, Galaxy A22 5G, Galaxy F42 5G, Galaxy S22 Ultra 5G, S22+ 5G and S22 5G will be SLT-Mobitel 5G enabled in the next software release for each model.