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Priyantha Fernandez
Chief Network Officer at Sri Lanka Telecom


Mr Fernandez is pioneered in Telecommunication Network Planning, Network, Network Deployment, Network Transformation, Network Migrations and O&M in the Telecommunications Networks. His experience Counts complete revamp in customer services of SLT by designing, implementing and operating the Call Center for SLT to Manage Customer Experience. Mr. Fernandez has vast experience in Project Management, Network and Technology Management and Customer Services Management in the telecom related businesses.

He has played a leading role for planning and deploying multibillion rupee programs for NGN, NBN, FTTH, LTE (4G) Network,SEA ME WE Submarine Cable Systems and other national Broadband Programs (i-SL) of Sri Lanka and National Data Centers for Sri Lanka Telecom. His experience also included integration of various platforms across multiple technologies to achieve the network requirement of entire SLT.

He holds the position of Member, International Management Committee for sub marine cable Consortiums and South East Asia and Indian Ocean Cable Maintenance Agreement.

Mr. Fernandez serves as a permanent member to Technical Subcommittee of Sri Lanka Telecom since 2011. He is a member of the SLT Group Management Committee.