SLT launches voice over wi-fi app | Sunday Observer

SLT launches voice over wi-fi app

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) launched a customer-friendly, ground-breaking ‘SLT Voice App’ to enhance the voice calling capacity of SLT users at the Galadari Hotel last week.

In Sri Lanka, almost all the working professionals, executive personnel, teenagers, young adults and also SLT Broadband customers are using devices, such as smartphones and tablets to keep up with the fast-moving globe. Young adults are enthusiastic towards using technologies such as ‘internet calls’.

The benefits offered with this facility are many. The customer will be able to connect his or her landline connection with up to four other smart devices of choice. Registered callers will be able to make and receive uninterrupted clear voice calls conveniently via the SLT Wi-Fi network.

The OTT calling services such as WhatsApp and Viber need the same App at the calling and receiving ends along with continuous internet connectivity. The SLT Voice App caller can make a call to any phone, from anywhere via SLT Wi-Fi network. In fact, there is no need to have internet connectivity or the same application installed on the receiving end of the call.

After the landline connection is connected to the mobile smart devices, users are provided with mobile phone features like the ‘Contact List’ on home phone connection as well.

The Voice App is introduced as a walled garden Voice Over Wi-Fi (VoWi-Fi) service while absorbing the unique capabilities, such as device independence, location independence, enhanced privacy and enhanced PayMaster control. SLT landline allows PayMaster to manage voice communication budget of the family dependents efficiently.

The customer is entitled to use the particular free minute voice call allocations on the registered SLT voice package. The app also provides easy access to a digital contact list even with a home phone as customers are hand in hand with advanced technological applications.

Hence, the availability of a virtual contact list plus the feasible mobility would undoubtedly boost the expectations of SLT landline owners. The ‘SLT Voice App’ is the apt innovation in this facet. 

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