Sri Lanka Telecom and Mobitel's 'MyAstro' service to offer personalized readings on your horoscope


Chief Executive Officer, Upali Newspapers Limited and Chairman of Sri Lanka Telecom Nimal Welgama, (left) Deshabandu Sumanadasa Abeygunawardena and UPFA National List MP J. R. P. Suriyapperuma (right) at last Friday’s launch of Sri Lanka Telecom and Mobitel’s ‘MyAstro’ service to offer personalised readings on horoscopes. (Photo Nishan S. Priyantha)

Taking strides as truly Sri Lankan corporates, Sri Lanka Telecom(SLT), the Nation's number one Integrated Telecommunications Service Provider and Mobitel, the National Mobile Service Provider partnered the Presidential award winning astro maestro, Deshabandu Sumanadasa Abeygunawardena to offer a plethora of personalized services to their customers interested in astrology, numerology and auspicious times. Amalgamating traditional beliefs with technology, SLT together with Mobitel strives to serve the requirements of the contemporary customer by enabling tradition at their fingertips, through its new 'MyAstro' offering.

The service offers custom astrological readings including Daily Personalized Astrological Forecasts, Personalized Numerological Forecasts and Generic forecasts (Rahu period, Auspicious times, Suba Disawa (Direction)). SLT and Mobitel customers can subscribe for the service by creating a profile for them on MyAstro portal by sending an SMS with 'MyAstro<space>name' to 1312 via any SLT Citylink CDMA or Mobitel phone. Upon submitting the above, the subscriber's birth date, birth time and place of birth will be requested via a voice prompt. Subsequent to creating your profile on MyAstro, the customer would receive personalized astrological readings on a daily basis via SMS and could further opt to receive personalized numerological forecasts twice a week via SMS while a third option will provide auspicious times and Rahu time periods for all those ceremonial activities via SMS on a Daily basis.

Also speaking at the occasion, veteran astrologer, Deshabandu Sumanadasa Tilak Abeygunawardena said "Over 95% of Sri Lankans engage in astrology with much interest and enthusiasm. Therefore, it gives me great pleasure to be able to cater to their needs through this partnership with Sri Lanka's National Telecommunications Providers, Sri Lanka Telecom & Mobitel. Further, I am thankful to both SLT and Mobitel for partnering with me in this endeavor and am sure that the amalgamation of astrology and telecommunication in this service titled 'My Astro' will offer a novel astrological experience to all users."

Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Nimal Welgama, Chairman of Sri Lanka Telecom stated "As a group, we take pleasure in partnering an Astrological Maestro such as Deshabandu Sumanadasa Tilak Abeygunawardena to enable this service to our customers. We believe that his reputation and credibility built over the years, together with the superiority of our group's network and coverage will help take this service to every home and every palm of our subscribers. What's more, this is also a good reflection of our group's brand personality of being traditional and nationalistic while progressive in terms of technology and service offering."

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