September, 16, 2019
Creating an indelible landmark for Colombo’s skyline, the iconic Lotus Tower was commissioned, opening a new chapter in Sri Lankan history. Aligned with the deployment of its island-wide 4Gexpansion, Hutch Sri Lanka provides an enhanced wireless experience and seamless connectivity to Hutch customers inside this prestigious location.
Hutch Sri Lanka, one of the leading mobile telecommunication providers in Sri Lanka, understood the importance of providing customers with robust mobile coverage and efficient wireless connectivity wherever they are and hence, has included this premium address as the latest addition to its rapidly increasing list of new coverage being rolled out. With the dedicated coverage enhancement solution at the Lotus Tower, Hutch customers, whether they are tenants or visitors can now enjoy enhanced mobile connectivity no matter where they are in the building; from the tower podium to the summit, including the lifts, inside the stem of the lotus flower and the upper floors.
Ensuring a superior performance level of operation and service availability, Hutch deployed the latest Base Transceiver Stations (BTS) supplied by multinational telecommunications systems provider, ZTE Corporation. “We understand that Hutch customers inside the Lotus Tower will insist on high-performance connectivity. By employing state-of-the-art equipment, we have ensured the delivery of advanced mobile technology for our customers’ that is both, robust and reliable,” remarked Dhananjaya Ponnamperuma, General Manager - Network, Hutch Sri Lanka.
The ceremoniously inaugurated ‘Lotus Tower’ stands at a total height of 350m and is the tallest tower in South Asia. The Tower’s ICT infrastructure also ensures that it acts as a single transmission hub for telecommunications, Digital TV and radio. The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka(TRCSL) played a pivotal role in bringing this vision to life, and had managed the project as part of its drive of enhancing the lifestyle of Sri Lankans through the development of telecommunications infrastructure.
The majestic building is set to become a major tourist attraction within Colombo City, replete with restaurants, exhibition halls, a telecommunication museum, conference halls, ballroom, hotel rooms, and an observation gallery.