Mobitel's registration system good for all
SUBSCRIBER REGISTRATION: The two Brand Ambassadors of Sri Lanka
Telecom Mobitel - Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardena and spin wizard
Muttiah Muralitharan joined the top officials of Sri Lanka Telecom
Mobitel and appealed to one and all to re-register the use of Mobitel
Connections in an effort primarily aimed at ending the indiscriminate
use of mobile phones which by now is deemed to have become a national
Once implemented, a mobile phone must only be in the possession of
its registered owner, who must be able to prove ownership whenever
called upon to do so.
Both Mahela Jayawardena and Muralitharan said that registration has
become necessary because of many unwanted incidents that had occurred
due to the non-registration of hand phones.
This method of registration is for one's own self and generally it is
for the safety of the nation.
Priyantha Kariyapperuma - Director General of Sri Lanka Telecom
Regulatory Commission said that new rule has been brought about to
control the proper use of the mobile phones. He said that everyone must
fall in line with the safety and national security in the country.
He pointed out that there were 33 mobile phones in a cell in Welikada
cell and in another incident there were 55 phones in one cell.
"We are bringing regulations for the safety of one and all. Please do
not misread this." Kariyapperuma further said.
The control of Mobitel connections is important for the safety of the
user and for the country as well. It is also a precaution to make it
safe for one's own self.
Today, the process of registration takes place flawlessly at 65
Mobitel centres located islandwide. A subscriber can walk into any of
Speaking of the significance and importance of this, Mrs Leisha de
Silva Chandrasena, Chairperson, Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel said: "As the
National Mobile Services provider, we have decided to comply 100 with
the directive issued by the government." She added: "we see this as an
opportunity to encourage Mobitel community to be civic mended and we
sincerely hope that they will not consider this as much of an