Sri Lanka Telecom-Mobitel denies claims of spying on customers

Sri Lanka Telecom-Mobitel has denied claims of spying on customers.

In a statement issued today, the company said that there have been certain statements and malicious messages circulating on social media about the installation and propagation of a spyware claiming that SLT-Mobitel is complicit in an alleged unlawful activity meant to compromise the information of our valued customers.

SLT-Mobitel categorically denies such allegations and considers the origination of these claims about the installation and propagation of a malicious spyware as absolutely baseless and defamatory.

“We sincerely assure every Sri Lankan that the company will not in any way engage in any activity that would compromise the trust placed in us by the nation,” SLT-Mobitel said.

The State owned company further said that it always operates in complete compliance with the Sri Lanka Telecommunications Act and under the regulation of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL).

SLT-Mobitel said that as the National ICT and Telecommunications Service Provider, they place utmost priority in safeguarding customers’ privacy and retaining their trust at all times. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. What happens to all the unexplainable data that mysteriously disappears!?? Is this data eaten up by illegal surveillance of private citizens of Sri Lanka??

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