Linklk platform ready:
Huge potential for e commerce to expand
With the continued growth momentum in the economy and fast expansion
of internet penetration, broadband coverage and overall development in
the ICT and IT literacy in the country e-commerce sector has huge
potential to expand, said the CEO of Redgcrest Financial Sanath
Fernando. He said that there are vast opportunities for the businesses
to expand while providing better and convenient service to the
infrastructure for the service sector businesses is now available on the
linklk platform which enables businesses to sell their services and it
is user friendly, convenient and secure on the point of view of the
customers. The linklk.com platform which serve the customers with
ticketslk.com, sportslk.com, financelk.com and cablelk.com websites and
more to come, Fernando said.
Explaining the success of the ticketslk, the one stop ticket shop,
Fernando said that online tickets booking in cinema, dramas and other
special entertainment events is fast growing. ticketslk offers to
consumers the facility of reserving and purchasing tickets for movies
and numerous events featured on the site.
The service is rich with user-friendly interface, secure payment
system, 24/7 offline support which helps and safeguards its customers.
Customers can see the seating arrangements of the theater and available
seats for the show that they are planning to go.
In addition to ticket booking facility, ticketslk provides
information about movies screening in all partner theaters, details of
the movies as well as trailers of the films. It gives a choice to the
users. The platform has also provides tickets booking facility via
telephone for risk averse persons who are reluctant to pay via credit
cards. Almost all of telecom operators are partnered with linklk.
At the moment 10 leading cinema theaters are partnered with us and
with the increasing demand for leasure and entertainment in the country
in the post conflict situation new theaters are being opened in Colombo
and other main towns and the partners are increasing. In this year three
new theaters will be opened in majestic city including one 3D theater,
Financelk provides consolidated financial solution to the customers
which manages all savings, checking and investment accounts in one
place. Users dealing with many financial institutions are strongly
benefited by the exceptional features provided by financelk.
It also offers a facility to pay all the bills. The module that
analyse bills ranging from mobile to electricity meters, is a good value
addition to track anomalies and guide users to harness the benefits of
features that are bestowed by the service providers. Service offered by
financelk targets corporate and individual customers.
SportsLK offers a bundled service which serves dual purpose to sports
enthusiasts and sports centres to manipulate sports facilities via
internet at their convenience. SportsLK members are privileged with an
opportunity to reserve sports facilities featured on the website.
Conversely, the member Sports centres have advanced access to publish
facilities, manage user reservations, manage special events &
tournaments etc. The main idea driving behind SportsLK is to make all
sports facilities available for online reservations. Linklk won
eSwabhimani 2011 award of the ICTA for e-business and commerce sector
recognisiing its s*upport for the optimization of business processes;
creation of new business models in e-commerce.
Market analysts said that e commerce has already expanded to railway,
busservices, hotels and many other areas. However, the volume of the
transaction is still low and there is a huge potential for expansion.