Press Releases

Dialog Delivers Net Profit of Rs1.3Bn in First Quarter

Friday, 9th May 2014
Dialog Axiata PLC announced, Friday 09th May2014, its consolidated financial results for the three months ended 31st March 2014. Financial results included those of Dialog Axiata PLC (the “Company”) and of the Dialog Axiata Group (the “Group”) post-consolidation with subsidia...

Buy Your Dream iPhone On Zero Percent Installment Plans From Dialog

Friday, 7th March 2014
Your dream iPhone doesn’t fit within your budget? Dialog has the solution for you, as Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity service provider has inked an agreement with leading credit card issuers to offer zero percent interest installment plans to own your dream iPhone. Leading credit card i...

Dialog Records Rs5.2Bn Net Profit for FY 2013

Monday, 17th February 2014
Dialog Axiata PLC announced, Monday 17th February 2014, its consolidated financial results for the year ended 2013. Financial results included those of Dialog Axiata PLC (the “Company”) and of the Dialog Axiata Group (the “Group”) post-consolidation with subsidiaries Dialog B...

Dialog – Apple iPhone Partner in Sri Lanka

Thursday, 12th December 2013
Dialog Axiata PLC today announced it will offer iPhone 5s, the most forward-thinking smartphone in the world, and iPhone 5c, the most colorful iPhone yet, to customers beginning on December 13, 2013. The announcement follows Dialog being appointed the first and only Authorised Partner and Service P...

eZ Cash Connects to Lanka Government Payment Service

Thursday, 28th November 2013
eZ Cash Powers Mobile Payment on ICTA’s Lanka Gate Caption: Central Bank Governor Mr. Ajith Nivard Cabraal (Centre) witnesses the Exchanging of Agreements between ICTA Chairman Prof. P.W. Epasinghe (Right) and Dialog Axiata Group Chief Executive Dr. Hans Wijayasuriya (Left) signifying the In...

F2 Powerboats in Action for the First Time in Sri Lanka

Wednesday, 20th November 2013
POWERBOAT RACING POWERED BY DIALOG WILL CAUSE RIPPLES AND WAVES ON THE BEIRA The sound of high revving V6 engines is going to ripple the calm waters of the Beira Lake this weekend as Dialog Axiata PLC along with the Lanka Powerboat Association brings you Sri Lanka’s first UIM accredited Formu...

Dialog Posts Robust Q3 Financials

Thursday, 7th November 2013
Dialog Axiata PLC announced, Thursday 7th November 2013, its consolidated financial results for the nine months ended 30th September 2013. Financial results included those of Dialog Axiata PLC (the “Company”) and of the Dialog Axiata Group (the “Group”) post-consolidation with subsidiaries D...

Nenasa TV Connects 2000 Schools

Wednesday, 6th November 2013
Two New Educational Channels Launched Under the Auspices of His Excellency Hon. President Mahinda Rajapaksa Nenasa TV, the digital satellite television based Distance Learning Network architected by the Ministry of Education, National Institute of Education and Dialog Axiata, to bridge education e...

Dialog Serendib International Cup 2013 Set to Put Sri Lanka on the World Rugby Map

Tuesday, 22nd October 2013
First ever IRB sanctioned Tournament to be hosted by Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s leading telecommunication services provider Dialog Axiata PLC has signed on with the SLRFU in yet another paradigm shift that is set to reshape the rugby landscape of Sri Lanka with their commitment towards becoming th...

Dialog consolidates performance with a Net Profit of Rs2.5Bn in 1H 2013

Friday, 2nd August 2013
Dialog Axiata PLC announced, Friday 2nd August 2013, its consolidated financial results for the six months ended 30th June 2013. Financial results included those of Dialog Axiata PLC (the “Company”) and of the Dialog Axiata Group (the “Group”) post-consolidation with subsidia...

Dialog Inks USD 150 Million Investment Agreement with BOI

Monday, 29th July 2013
Largest Investor Set to Top USD 1.5 Billion Cumulative FDI to Sri Lanka Dialog Axiata PLC (Dialog), Sri Lanka’s Mobile Telecommunications market leader and Premier Quad-Play connectivity provider announced Monday July 29th that it had entered in to infrastructure investment agreements totallin...

Dialog Powers Sri Lanka’s National Cricket Team

Friday, 7th June 2013
Sri Lanka’s Mobile Telecom Market Leader Dialog Axiata PLC., announced today the commencement of a Three (03) Year partnership with Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) as the Sponsor of Sri Lanka’s National Cricket Team. The National Team sponsorship title encompasses both Men’s and Women’s nationa...

Dialog Broadband to Expand LTE Service With Sky TV

Monday, 13th May 2013
Dialog Axiata PLC announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Dialog Broadband Networks (Private) Limited (“DBN”), had entered in to a Share Purchase Agreement (“SPA”) with the shareholders of Sky Television and Radio Network (Private) Limited (“Sky”) for the acquisi...

Dialog Delivers Net Profit of Rs 1.59Bn in First Quarter

Thursday, 9th May 2013
Dialog Axiata PLC announced, Thursday 9th May 2013, its consolidated financial results for the three months ended 31st March 2013. Financial results included those of Dialog Axiata PLC (the “Company”) and of the Dialog Axiata Group (the “Group”) post-consolidation with subsid...

Dialog to Boost Sri Lanka’s International Bandwidth with New Submarine Cable

Tuesday, 30th April 2013
Dr. Hans Wijayasuriya, Director/Group Chief Executive of Dialog Axiata PLC (extreme right) on the occasion of signing the Bay of Bengal Gateway Consortium agreement with other international consortium partners.   Dialog Connects Sri Lanka to High Speed Submarine Gateway Dialog Axiata PLC (Dialo...

Dialog and Google Team Up to Launch Free Zone

Tuesday, 23rd April 2013
Dr. Hans Wijayasuriya, Group Chief Executive, Dialog Axiata PLC exchanges the agreement on Free Zone powered by Google with Julian Persaud, Managing Director, Google, Southeast Asia. Also in the picture are Jana Levene, Emerging Market Development, Google and Azwan Khan, Group Chief Operating Offic...

Dialog Launches First Mobile 4G-LTE Service

Monday, 1st April 2013
South Asia’s First Mobile LTE-FD 4G Service in City of Colombo Dialog Axiata PLC announced Tuesday 2nd April 2013, the Launch of Sri Lanka’s First Commercial Mobile 4G-LTE service. The announcement of launch of commercial services commencing with the City of Colombo follows close on the ...

Dialog Secures Mobile 4G LTE Spectrum at TRCSL Auction

Thursday, 28th March 2013
Dialog Axiata PLC announced Thursday 28th March 2013, that it had secured the 10 MHz tranche of Mobile 4G LTE Spectrum auctioned by the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka. Dialog’s success at securing spectrum for the launch of Mobile 4G LTE services to supplement its 3G HSP...

Dialog Records Rs 6.0Bn Net Profit for FY 2012

Monday, 18th February 2013
Dialog Axiata PLC announced, Monday 18th February 2013, its consolidated financial results for the year ended 2012. Financial results included those of Dialog Axiata PLC (the “Company”) and of the Dialog Axiata Group (the “Group”) post-consolidation with subsidiaries Dialog Broadband...

Dialog Launches Sri Lanka’s 1st Commercial 4G-LTE Service

Sunday, 30th December 2012
Sri Lanka Goes 4G LTE : Anusha Pelpita, Director General -Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka with Dr. Hans Wijayasuriya Chairman, Dialog Broadband Networks (DBN) & Group CEO Dialog Axiata PLC soon after the Launch of Fixed 4G-LTE services by DBN. Also in the picture is Navin...

Dialog in e-Commerce JV to Merge Anything.lk, iBuy & Tradenet

Monday, 10th December 2012
WoW.lk to be Launched as Sri Lanka’s Largest Online Mall Dialog Axiata PLC (Dialog), Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity services provider announced Monday 10th December, it had entered in to an investment agreement with newly launched entity Digital Commerce Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. (DCL), to acquire a 26...

Dialog Consolidates Performance with Strong 3rd Quarter

Wednesday, 31st October 2012
Dialog Axiata PLC announced, Wednesday 31st October 2012, its consolidated financial results for the nine months ended 30th September 2012. Financial results included those of Dialog Axiata PLC (the “Company”) and of the Dialog Axiata Group (the “Group”) post-consolidation with subsidiaries ...

Commercial Bank of Ceylon and Dialog partner for Managed Services

Wednesday, 19th September 2012
Dialog Enterprise, the corporate solutions arm of Dialog Axiata PLC has partnered with Sri Lanka’s largest listed bank, Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC to provide integrated enterprise communication solutions, which would ensure uninterrupted and highly secure connectivity leading to smooth ban...

Dialog Gold Rush 2012

Monday, 17th September 2012
Dialog Gold Rush 2012 – Sri Lanka’s largest customer rewards scheme gives away 120 million rupees worth of prizes from January to June 2012. The lucky winner of Dialog Gold Rush for the month of April who won Gold to the value of five million rupees, M S A Sabeer – Akurana receiving his r...

National Rugby Powered by Dialog Triumphs at Borneo Sevens

Wednesday, 5th September 2012
The National rugby team did their nation proud at the Borneo Sevens concluded over the weekend by emerging Bowl champions, completing a come from behind victory to emerge triumphant. Sri Lanka beat Thailand 22-10 in Bowl Semi Finals and the final was played against host Malaysia. The Malaysians cam...

Ranaviru Real Star : Mission 2 SMS Revenue Donated for Armed Forces Welfare

Tuesday, 4th September 2012
Sri Lanka’s largest telephony services provider Dialog Axiata PLC has donated revenue generated from SMS (Short Messaging Service) based voting on the grand finale of Ranaviru Real Star: Mission 2 to the Api Wenuwen Api Fund, administered by the Ministry of Defense and Urban Development. Ranaviru...

Dialog Roaming Customers Win F1 Bonanza to Watch British GP

Monday, 20th August 2012
Sri Lanka’s largest telephony services provider Dialog Axiata PLC rewarded four of its roaming customers to experience the smell of burning rubber, the sound of high revving engines, and savour the high fashion and glamour at the Paddock Club at the British F1 Grand Prix. Four lucky winners recei...

Dialog Maintains Growth Momentum in Q2

Friday, 3rd August 2012
Dialog Axiata PLC announced, Friday 3rd August 2012, its consolidated financial results for the six months ended 30th June 2012. Financial results included those of Dialog Axiata PLC (the “Company”) and of the Dialog Axiata Group (the “Group”) post-consolidation with subsidiaries Dialog Broa...

Sri Lanka’s Dialog Axiata Partners with Cable and Wireless Worldwide to Provide Managed Services to Customers

Thursday, 7th June 2012
Cable and Wireless Worldwide strengthens existing partnership with the Axiata group with this new arrangement Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s largest mobile service provider, has extended its strategic partnership with Cable&Wireless Worldwide (CWW) to meet the growing customer demands for...

Dialog Revenue Grows 18%, Rs 2.1Bn Non-Cash Forex Loss from SLR Devaluation

Thursday, 10th May 2012
Dialog Axiata PLC announced, Thursday 10th May 2012, its consolidated financial results for the three months ended 31st March 2012. Financial results included those of Dialog Axiata PLC (the “Company”) and of the Dialog Axiata Group (the “Group”) post-consolidation with subsidiaries Dialog B...

Dialog joins hands with Cisco to bring WebEx media conferencing application to the Sri Lankan corporate sector

Friday, 27th April 2012
Dialog today announced that it has joined hands with Cisco Systems to bring Cisco WebEx, the world’s leading platform for Rich Media conferencing and collaboration. The venture will help Dialog’s customers to streamline and expand their reach in business communications. Cisco WebEx pro...

Dialog Axiata and IronOne Technologies leads the way in Innovative Enterprise Mobile Applications

Friday, 6th April 2012
Dialog Enterprise has tied up with software firm IronOne Technologies to offer enterprise specific mobile devices apps (applications) which will allow users to accelerate and simplify the business process system to save time and money. These enterprise specific business apps for smart phones and t...

Dialog powers Sri Lanka’s Southern Expressway with a state of the art communication solution

Wednesday, 22nd February 2012
Dialog Enterprise, the corporate solutions arm of Dialog Axiata PLC successfully commissioned an integrated communication solution to enable Road Development Authority (RDA) to start operations of Sri Lanka’s first expressway with a very high note. The solution provided by Dialog Enterprise e...

Dialog Records Rs 5.4billion Net Profit for FY 2011

Monday, 20th February 2012
Dialog Axiata PLC announced, Friday 17th February 2012, its consolidated financial results for the year ended 2011. Financial results included those of Dialog Axiata PLC (the “Company”) and of the Dialog Axiata Group (the “Group”) post consolidation with subsidiaries Dialog Broadband Network...

Dialog CricHQ App to Revolutionize the Game of Cricket

Friday, 10th February 2012
“Our own Mr. Muthiah Muralidaran bowls yet another Innovation for the development of Cricket in the country , compatible to his unparalleled cricketing achievements” CricHQ, a New Zealand based technology company is offering a smart phone and tablet compatible cricket scoring app (ap...

Dialog Enterprise launches Cloud Based (SaaS)

Thursday, 19th January 2012
HR Application Suite with Microimage HCM Dialog HRPal to be the first cloud based human resource application offered in Sri Lanka Dialog Enterprise, the corporate solutions arm of Dialog Axiata PLC is offering Sri Lankan enterprises, solutions on a SaaS (Software as a Service) platform, which it sa...

Edna Group Inks Deal With Dialog Axiata

Tuesday, 20th December 2011
Dialog Enterprise to provide a Complete Mobile Connectivity Solution to Edna Group Edna Group of Ceylon, one of the largest conglomerate’s in Sri Lanka has tied up with Dialog Enterprise to provide mobile communication solutions to the group, which includes Dialog BizConnect; an APN (Access Point...

Suntel and Dialog Broadband to Merge Operations

Wednesday, 14th December 2011
Dialog Broadband Networks Private Limited (DBN), a fully owned subsidiary of Sri Lanka’s premier mobile services provider Dialog Axiata PLC today entered in to a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) to acquire 100 percent of the ordinary shares of wireless fixed line operator Suntel Ltd from its current...

Dialog Axiata Opens State of the Art Enterprise Discovery Centre in Heart of Colombo

Monday, 7th November 2011
Dialog Enterprise, the corporate business solutions arm of Dialog Axiata has opened a state-of-the-art demonstration and interaction center named as Dialog Enterprise Discovery Centre which will be a conduit to showcase the latest enterprise services and solutions provided to corporate customers. A...

Dialog Continues Growth Momentum with Strong Q3 Results

Friday, 28th October 2011
Dialog Axiata PLC announced, Friday 28th October 2011, its consolidated financial results for the nine months ended 30 September 2011. Financial results included those of Dialog Axiata PLC (the “Company”) and of the Dialog Axiata Group (the “Group”) post consolidation with su...

Dialog Enterprise Inks Deal with Stafford Motors

Tuesday, 25th October 2011
Stafford Motors, sole authorized distributor in Sri Lanka for Honda Motor Corporation of Japan ties with Dialog Enterprise to provide an integrated communication solution that will enhance productivity of its operations while reducing communication costs. The new solution provided by Dialog enterp...

Dialog partners Anything.lk to provide world’s first end-to-end solution for a Daily Deals Company

Wednesday, 5th October 2011
Daily Deals companies seem to be the rage in Colombo these days. First out of the blocks was Anything.lk and critical to launching this type of business was a telecoms and internet infrastructure that could support a business that would take Sri Lanka by storm. Anything.lk, Sri Lanka’s leadi...

Dialog Enhances Global Data and Voice Footprint with Starhub

Wednesday, 28th September 2011
Sri Lanka’s flagship telecommunications service provider, Dialog Axiata, in collaboration with Starhub, a fully integrated operator in Singapore, now offers customized international connectivity solutions to customers. The partnership is focused on delivering the lowest cost connectivity solut...

Dialog consolidates Growth momentum with Strong Q2 Results

Thursday, 4th August 2011
Dialog Axiata PLC announced, Thursday 4th August 2011, its consolidated financial results for the six months ended 30 June 2011. Financial results included those of Dialog Axiata PLC (the “Company”) and of the Dialog Axiata Group (the “Group”) post consolidation with subsidia...

Dialog Axiata Partners with Multinet Pakistan to provide Global Connectivity Services

Saturday, 16th July 2011
Dialog Axiata PLC in Sri Lanka and Multinet Pakistan (Private) Limited have entered into partnership to serve the global connectivity requirements of Sri Lankan and Pakistani companies. The goal is to leverage the strengths of both networks and deliver customized solutions to corporate customers do...

Verizon Teams With Dialog Axiata to Expand Global IP Network

Sunday, 5th June 2011
Verizon Teams With Dialog Axiata to Expand Global IP Network Reach and Offer Private IP Network Capabilities in Sri Lanka Deployment of International Packet-Optical Transport Platform Gives Global Enterprise Customers Enhanced Performance for Their Communications NEW YORK – Multinational corporati...

Dialog Group Records Strong Growth in First Quarter

Wednesday, 11th May 2011
Dialog Axiata PLC announced, Wednesday 11th May 2011, its consolidated financial results for the three months ended 31 March 2011. Financial results included those of Dialog Axiata PLC (the “Company”) and of the Dialog Axiata Group (the “Group”) post consolidation with subsid...

Dialog 4G-LTE Pilot Network Goes Live in Colombo

Saturday, 7th May 2011
Colombo First LTE Powered City in S-Asia with Dialog’s Pilot Network Sri Lanka’s premier telecom service provider, Dialog Axiata, announced the commencement of its 4th Generation LTE pilot Network in the City of Colombo. The pilot network will initially cover several key zones within the cit...

Dialog Switches On 4G – LTE Pilot Network in Colombo

Friday, 6th May 2011
Dialog Axiata announced yesterday that its pilot 4G network had been powered up in several key zones of Colombo city, signaling South Asia’s first touch exposition of Long Term Evolution (LTE) services. The flagship telecom service provider said its pilot network has demonstrated the delivery of o...

Global BPO Giant Firstsource in JV with Dialog

Tuesday, 3rd May 2011
Dialog Axiata, Sri Lanka’s premier telecom service provider, announced Tuesday 3rd May, the entering into of a Joint Venture with Firstsource Solutions – India’s largest listed pure-play BPO company and a leading global BPO services provider. The Joint Venture between Firstsource and Dialo...

VIZZ Mobile and Dialog Offers Best Rates from UK to Sri Lanka, Special Offer to FlySmiLes Members

Tuesday, 15th March 2011
Dialog Axiata is partnering with London-based QiComm to offer a unique mobile calling solution to Sri Lankans living in the UK through a new product called Dialog VIZZ Mobile. VIZZ Mobile runs on the Vodafone network in UK and offers customers low cost calling to Sri Lanka with special rate for call...

Dialog First to Top USD 1 Billion FDI – Commits USD 150 Million More

Friday, 11th February 2011
Sri Lanka’s flagship telecommunications provider, Dialog Axiata PLC, entered in to an agreement with the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka (BOI) to invest a further USD 150 Million towards the advancement and expansion of ICT infrastructure in Sri Lanka. The Honourable Minister of Economic Develop...

Dialog Records Rs. 5.05 Bn. Net Profit for FY 2010

Friday, 11th February 2011
Dialog Axiata PLC announced, Friday 11th February 2011, its financial results for the year ended 31 December 2010. Financial results included those of Dialog Axiata PLC (the “Company”) and of the Dialog Axiata Group (the “Group”) post consolidation with subsidiaries...

Highest Corporate Accountability Rating for Dialog Axiata

Wednesday, 9th February 2011
Sri Lanka’s flagship telecom service provider, Dialog Axiata PLC, topped the country’s Corporate Accountability ratings for 2011, reserving the top spot for the second year running. Sri Lanka’s Corporate Accountability ratings were published recently in the country’s premier business publica...

Dialog’s Contact Centre First to Obtain COPC Certification in Sri Lanka

Thursday, 27th January 2011
Dialog Axiata has received Customer Operations Performance Center (COPC) 2000® CSP Standard Release 4.2. certification, becoming the first Sri Lankan company to achieve this prestigious international BPO industry standard. Dialog ECM, the company’s service delivery arm, has spearheaded Sri Lanka...

Dialog & Customers Contribute to Flood Relief

Monday, 24th January 2011
Security Forces’ Communication Costs in East/North Central Waived by Dialog Customers of Dialog Axiata PLC together with their service provider raised Rs. 5 million towards flood relief efforts in the North Central and Eastern provinces of Sri Lanka. The relief items consisting of dry rations, mil...

Dialog Enterprise Connects London Stock Exchange to Sri Lanka

Thursday, 18th November 2010
Dialog Enterprise achieved a key milestone as the premier provider of customised international connectivity in Sri Lanka when it commissioned a high-capacity international circuit with end-to-end optical fiber connectivity to the London Stock Exchange PLC (LSE). LSE’s acquisition of Millennium I...

Dialog – Technology Partner to Design Festival

Thursday, 4th November 2010
Dialog Axiata is the Official Technology Partner to the Sri Lanka Design Festival 2010, which would be held from 11th to 16th November at the Mount Lavinia Hotel. This is Dialog’s first partnership with the design fraternity of Sri Lanka, with its vision to empower and enrich local talent and...

Dialog Consolidates Growth Trajectory in 3rd Quarter

Wednesday, 27th October 2010
Key Highlights Dialog Group records NPAT of Rs. 3.77 Bn., in 1st 9 Months of 2010 Group Revenue is recorded at Rs. 30.67 Bn., for the 1st 9 months up 16% YoY Dialog Axiata PLC records NPAT of Rs. 4.99 Bn., for the 1st 9 months with an EBITDA Margin of 39% up 11 percentage points relative to the co...

Dialog Consolidates Turnaround with Strong Q2 2010

Monday, 26th July 2010
Key Highlights Dialog Group records 1H NPAT of Rs. 2.08 Bn, an increase of 122% YoY Dialog Axiata PLC (the Company) reported a robust NPAT of Rs. 3.09 Bn., up 137% YOY with an EBITDA of Rs. 7.10 Bn., up 67% YoY DBN delivers EBITDA turnaround with positive EBITDA in Q2, 2010 DTV posts positive EBIT...

PCCW Global and Dialog Telekom sign network interconnection agreement

Tuesday, 6th July 2010
HONG KONG/COLOMBO, June 14, 2010 – A PCCW Global subsidiary, HKT Global (Singapore) Pte.Ltd., and Dialog Telekom, a major telecommunications service provider in Sri Lanka, have signed an Inter-Carrier-Interconnection (ICI) agreement to interconnect the companies’ Multi-Protocol Label Switchi...

Dialog Consolidates Performance with Positive Q1

Friday, 7th May 2010
Dialog Telekom PLC announced, Friday 07th May its financial results for the quarter ended 31st March 2010. Financial results included those of Dialog Telekom PLC (the “Company”) and of the Dialog Telekom Group (the “Group”) post consolidation with subsidiaries Dialog Broadban...

Sri Lanka Votes For Dialog As Most Coveted Brand

Monday, 15th March 2010
Hasrath Munasinghe, Head of Marketing – Dialog Mobile, receives the Award for the People’s Mobile Telecom Brand of the Year from Mr. Kumara Samarasinghe, Director – Singer Sri Lanka. Also in the picture are Chrishantha de Alwis (left) and Sanath Daluwatta, Brand Managers of Dialog Mobile....

Dialog Powers 17 Schools’ Cricket Encounters

Monday, 1st March 2010
Sri Lanka’s flagship telecommunications services provider, Dialog Telekom, will power 17 annual cricket encounters in 14 towns around the island including the North and East, in Sri Lanka’s biggest-ever schools’ big match season. The season kicked off on 25th February and will come to a close ...

Dialog Tops Corporate Accountability Ratings

Tuesday, 23rd February 2010
Dialog Telekom PLC – Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, topped the country’s corporate accountability ratings for the Year 2009, in its inaugural year of publication. Sri Lanka’s Corporate Accountability ratings were published recently in the country’s premier business publication,...

Dialog Posts Strong 4th Quarter Asset Restructuring Charges Take FY2009 to Rs 12.2Bn Loss

Friday, 12th February 2010
Dialog Telekom PLC announced Friday 12th February, its financial results for the quarter ended 31st December 2009 and full year 2009. Financial results included those of Dialog Telekom PLC (the “Company”) and of the Dialog Telekom Group (the “Group”) post consolidation with subsidiaries Dial...

Dialog Telekom Receives Leadership Award in Mobile Services Market 2009

Thursday, 11th February 2010
Mr. Nushad Perera, Group Chief Marketing Officer of Dialog Telekom (right), soon after receiving the award from Mr. B. S. Shantaraju, CEO of Indus Towers (centre). Dialog Telekom received the prestigious Frost & Sullivan Market Share Leadership Award in the Mobile Services Market category in Sri...

Dialog Star Points and HSBC Rewards Redefine Customer Loyalty Returns

Wednesday, 10th February 2010
Dialog Telekom Group Chief Executive, Dr. Hans Wijayasuriya, exchanges the “Star Ponts – HSBC Rewards Partnership” agreement with Mr. Nick A Nicolaou, Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Sri Lanka. Customer-centric industry leaders global banking giant, HSBC, and Sri Lankan mobile sector leader, ...

eChannelling Now On Dialog Fixed-Line

Friday, 1st January 2010
Sri Lanka’s premier telecommunications service provider, Dialog Telekom, has extended its eChannelling service to its fixed-line customer base. Dialog Fixed-Line users simply need to dial 225 to channel a doctor from the comfort of their homes or even office. eChannelling is a value-added faci...

Dialog Tradenet – GGS Partnership set to Revolutionise Agri Market Access

Tuesday, 22nd December 2009
Sri Lanka’s flagship telecommunications service provider, Dialog Telekom, together with Govi Gnana Seva (GGS) launched a service to deliver spot and forward agricultural commodity price information via mobile phones. The service is based on Dialog’s TradeNet platform – and derives ...

Dialog Broadband Launches Fixed Line and Broadband Services in Mannar

Thursday, 10th December 2009
Dialog Broadband Networks (DBN) launched fixed line and broadband services in the Mannar district, becoming the first broadband internet and fixed-telephony service provider to connect the region. Through deployment of superior voice and data transmission via world-class CDMA and WiMAX technologies,...

Dialog Discount Zones – a First in Sri Lanka’s Mobile Sector

Wednesday, 2nd December 2009
Sri Lanka’s flagship mobile telecommunications service provider, Dialog Mobile, unveiled yet another ground-breaking first for its prepaid customers with ‘Dialog Discount Zones’. This is the first-ever location and time based discount scheme made available to Sri Lankan mobile use...

Dialog Broadband to Protect Children in Cyberspace

Tuesday, 17th November 2009
Reiterating its commitment to protect children from online exploitation, Dialog Broadband Networks (DBN) has introduced a new service for its subscribers titled Website Filtering. This service was launched with the objective of promoting a safer online environment for children by filtering websites...

Dialog Telekom and Ministry of Healthcare and Nutrition Enhance Medical Facilities at Welfare Camp

Monday, 16th November 2009
Dialog Telekom PLC together with the Directorate for IDP Healthcare of the Ministry of Healthcare and Nutrition presented a Primary Healthcare Centre for residents at Menik Farm in Cheddikulam. The semi-permanent building is constructed in zone 00 in the Kadirgamar village and serves a populace of a...

Dialog’s Performance Trend Strengthens in 3rd Quarter

Wednesday, 11th November 2009
Dialog Telekom PLC announced, its financial results for the quarter ended 30 September 2009. Key performance metrics of Dialog Telekom PLC (the “Company”) continued to improve in Q3 2009 consolidating the positive performance trend set in the previous quarters. In the 3rd Quarter, Company EBITDA...

Dialog Donates Rs. 25 Million for Welfare of Disabled Soldiers

Thursday, 29th October 2009
Sri Lanka’s flagship telecommunications services provider, Dialog Telekom, paid tribute to the nation’s war heroes, presenting a sum of Rs. 25 million to the Ministry of Defence in support of the Ranaviru Retreat Centre in Attidiya. The handover took place at the proposed Ranaviru Retreat Centre...

Dialog Powers 39th Mercantile Rugby Sevens

Friday, 9th October 2009
The 39th Mercantile Rugby Sevens tournament will kick off on Friday 16th October, powered once again by Dialog Television – continuing its unstinted support for the game in Sri Lanka. The three-day tournament will be worked off at the CR & FC Grounds in Colombo. “Dialog TV is proud to be pa...

Amaya Resorts Joins The Star Points Network

Friday, 11th September 2009
Amaya Resorts, one of the leading names in the leisure industry joined the Star Points Network, Sri Lanka’s largest mobile-based rewards programme. This partnership will enable Dialog Mobile subscribers to earn and burn Star Points whenever they transact at Amaya Resorts and Spas. These include Am...

Dialog Champions League Kicks Off

Thursday, 3rd September 2009
The Dialog Champions League, the country’s premier football tourney, kicked off at the City Football Complex in Colombo today with an invitation match between last year’s winners, the Sri Lanka Army, and the All Stars – a team of best players from teams participating in the league. The Dialog...

Dialog’s Service Team First to Obtain PCMM-III Standard

Tuesday, 25th August 2009
Dialog Telekom announced today, its Certification of Compliance at Level III to the People Capability Maturity Model (People-CMM), becoming the first Sri Lankan company to achieve the prestigious international certification. PCMM is an organisational change model, developed by the Software Engineer...

Dialog Powers President’s Volleyball Tournament 2009

Wednesday, 19th August 2009
Dialog CDMA will power the President’s Gold Cup Championship 2009 – Sri Lanka’s premier annual volleyball tournament. This is the fifth consecutive year the Dialog Group will sponsor the President’s Volleyball Gold Cup, and the first instance a fixed-telephony service provider has come f...

Dialog – Operating Results Improve, Rs. 6 Bn. Provision for Transition to NGN

Thursday, 13th August 2009
100% Next Generation Network to Cut Future Network Costs Dialog Telekom PLC announced on Thursday, 13 August, the financial results for the quarter ended 30 June 2009. In tandem with operating results the Company announced a further step in its on‐going cost reduction programme, featuring a one‐...

Killinochchi and Mullaitivu Get Mobile Coverage

Wednesday, 12th August 2009
Dialog Supports GoSL Development Drive To Deliver Within 90 Days Dialog Telekom, Sri Lanka’s largest mobile telecommunications service provider announced the commissioning of services in Killinochchi, Mullaitivu and several other areas within the recently liberated regions in the Northern Province...

H.E. President Launches ‘Nenasa’ – 1,000 Schools to be Connected to Sri Lanka’s first Satellite Television Education Bridge

Monday, 20th July 2009
H.E. the President of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksa, launched ’Nenasa’- a state-of-the-art Digital Satellite Television based Distance Education Bridge, managed and operated by the Ministry of Education and the National Institute of Education (NIE). ’Nenasa’ will connect 1,000 rural schools i...

Central Environmental Authority And Dialog Telekom In Joint Venture For M-Waste Management

Sunday, 19th July 2009
The Central Environmental Authority (CEA) together with Dialog Telekom PLC launched a joint venture to manage mobile waste (M-Waste). A Memorandum of Understanding was signed today between the two organisations for a period of one year as an initial step. Dialog and the CEA will implement an island ...

Navantis IT goes Global through its Partnership with Dialog Enterprise

Wednesday, 17th June 2009
Dialog Enterprise Solutions, one of the leading ICT Solutions providers in the country, enhances its portfolio of corporate data solutions with the addition of Global IPVPN to Navantis IT (Pvt) Ltd connecting their offices in Canada and in Sri Lanka. Dialog Enterprise Solutions facilitates inter-com...

Dialog Customers Applaud In-Flight Calling Service

Wednesday, 17th June 2009
“Wonderful technology and great service, the in-flight communication service is so convenient, I have already recommended it to my friends and business partners,” remarked Mr. S. M. Rafique, Project Manager of Qatar Hospitals, describing his experience with the in-flight mobile service provided ...

Dialog Customers Earn Airmiles from FlySmiles

Saturday, 9th May 2009
Sri Lanka’s flagship telecommunications network, Dialog Telekom, has tied up with the national carrier, SriLankan Airlines, to offer FlySmiLes to its post-paid subscribers. FlySmiLes is the frequent-flyer programme of SriLankan Airlines, and Dialog Telekom is a founder partner of the new loyal...

Dialog Telekom Donates Computer Lab for Children of Estate Community

Saturday, 9th May 2009
Dialog Telekom has donated a new computer lab for Kaloogalla Maha Vidyalaya in Pussallawa, Gampola recently. Hundreds of underprivileged children from the estate community will be immensely benefitted from this donation. Speaking at the handing over ceremony of the computer lab, Mr. Thureiraj, Deput...

Axiata Group Berhad Marks Major Milestone with Unveiling of New Brand Identity

Thursday, 2nd April 2009
Axiata Group Berhad, formerly TM International Berhad (TMI), today unveiled its new company name and logo-. The new name and logo marks a major milestone in the company’s history and signifies its presence as a key regional player in the mobile telecommunications market. The rebranding exercis...

Dialog Powers Disabled Sports Festival

Wednesday, 25th March 2009
Dialog Telekom has once again come forward as the main sponsor of the Disabled Sports Festival, a key event that showcases the sporting talents of Sri Lanka’s disabled war heroes. Organised by the Army Disabled Sports Committee, the festival will be held on the 26th and 27th of March. This annual ...

Dialog Box Office On Wheels

Friday, 20th March 2009
Dialog Broadband Networks launched the Dialog Box Office Buzz, a special mobile promotion for Dialog’s integrated business communication solution – Box Office. This promotion aims to educate and empower individuals and business with the benefits of low cost state-of-the-art communication sol...