Sri Lanka Telecom partners with Kaspersky Lab to provide Cyber Security

Colombo, Thursday 17th October 2019. The National Telecommunications Services Provider in the island, Sri Lanka Telecom PLC recently joined hands with South Asian Technologies Pvt Ltd (SAT), sole distributor for Kaspersky in Sri Lanka, to provide seamless cyber security to its clientele across the country.

SLT customers now have the opportunity of purchasing – Kaspersky Internet Security, Kaspersky Total Security, Kaspersky Internet Security for Android and Kaspersky Safe Kids, at a nominal monthly subscription added to SLT bill.

As a part of an introductory offer, all customers are entitled to a one-month’s free subscription at the time of purchase.

CEO of Sri Lanka Telecom PLC Kiththi Perera said, “Our main objective has always been to provide seamless connectivity via information and telecommunications services and products that drive the digital culture in Sri Lanka. Our partnership with SAT allows for a deeper penetration among users and allows them to protect themselves against cyber threats. We are deeply committed to supporting our valued customer base by providing total communications solutions”.

CEO of South Asian Technologies Pvt Ltd Sanjaya Padmaperuma said, “We are very pleased to have reached this agreement with our national telecommunications provider in the distribution of Kaspersky to all its users. With the number of internet users rapidly increasing on a daily basis, we believe Kaspersky will provide the necessary solutions required to successfully combat internet security risks”.

Having consolidated its position as one of the leading global cyber security brands, Kaspersky Lab is now available for all Sri Lanka Telecom internet users across all platforms. Kaspersky Lab is one of the world’s largest growing multinational cyber security and anti-virus solutions providers for over 400 million users worldwide.

As the national telecommunications services provider and one of the largest blue chip companies in the island, Sri Lanka Telecom provides a full range of ICT facilities and services in the areas of voice, data, broadband, wholesale, enterprise, TV and mobile services through next generation access of ADSL2+, VDSL2, optical fibre, carrier-grade Wi-Fi and both fixed and mobile 4G LTE technologies to a customer base of over eight million users.

The Kaspersky Internet Suite provides total and real time defence against the latest malwares and security threats that include a wide range but not limited to email spam, phishing and hacking attempts, identification of theft and data leaks.

SATL is one of the most respected distributors of ICT products and solutions in Sri Lanka with an extensive network across Bangladesh and the Maldives. The company has an established partner network of more than 150 companies and experience of providing next gen solutions since its inception in 2009. Over the decade, South Asian Technologies Pvt Ltd has made ground-breaking contributions to the IT sector in Sri Lanka by way of implementing sophisticated and state-of-the-art ICT solutions that are on par with leading global tech standards thereby fostering overall growth in the IT sector.