July 18th, 2019 (Colombo)

Dialog Exhibit Previews Future of Tech at Shilpa Sena 2019

Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, will showcase a range of next-generation technologies, covering Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data & Analytics, Robotics and Smart Entertainment at the Shilpa Sena Sri Lanka Technology Revolution exhibition, organised by the Ministry of Science Technology and Research. The 4-day national exposition on Science, Technology and Innovation aims to promote science and technology to the Sri Lankan society, to enhance its contribution to the economic growth and development of the country.

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July 18, 2019 (Colombo)


Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, along with Ideamart and the Axiata Analytics Centre will host Sri Lanka’s largest ever data science hackathon where Big Data, Analytics, and Machine Learning are leveraged to solve real-world problems, nurture a pool of specialists in this fast-emerging area of expertise and develop skills required in an increasingly connected and data-driven world.

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July 14th, 2019 (Colombo)

Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, partnered with the national carrier, SriLankan Airlines to provide Dialog subscribers, who are also FlySmiLes members, a convenient way to convert their Star Points to FlySmiLes miles, along with the chance to receive exclusive gift packs containing Dialog and SriLankan Airlines branded gifts.

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July 11th, 2019 (Colombo)

Google Android TV for the 1st Time in Sri Lanka

For the first time in Sri Lanka, Dialog Television, Sri Lanka’s premier pay television service provider, announced the launch of the next-generation television revolution with a smart device, powered by Android TV™. This portable device powered by Android TV allows any user to convert their regular television to a Smart TV, by simply plugging it in and streaming their favourite movies, TV shows, music, games and more.

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July 10th, 2019 (Colombo)

Shangri-La’s Donation to Enable Long-term Educational Support for Children Affected by Tragic Incidents of Easter Sunday

Shangri-La partners Dialog Foundation to Provide Relief to Easter Sunday Victims

Supun Weerasinghe, Group Chief Executive, Dialog Axiata PLC, presents a Certificate of Appreciation to Timothy Wright, Vice President & General Manager, Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo recognising Shangri-La’s generous contribution towards the Rally to Care initiative by Dialog Foundation.

Following the tragic incidents of Easter Sunday, Shangri-La Colombo made a generous donation towards the Rally to Care initiative by Dialog Foundation, which will enable long-term educational support to a segment of affected children until the age of 19.

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July 8th, 2019 (Colombo)

Doc990 Service Extends Booking Facilities

(L-R) Nimal Ratnayake, Chief Marketing Officer - Lanka Hospitals PLC, Kanishka Kulasekara, Group Chief Information Officer - Lanka Hospitals PLC, Dr. Prasad Medawatte, Group Chief Executive Officer - Lanka Hospitals PLC, Apsara Wijayawardene, Chief Executive Officer - Digital Health Private Limited, Dilhan Jayatilleke, Head of Business Development - Digital Health Private Limited and Navodha Rathnayake, Business Development Manager - Digital Health Private Limited

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July 4th, 2019 (Colombo)

(L-R) Randika Piumal Wijenayake (6th place), Raveesha Weera Bandara (5th place), Madhusha Sampath Bandara Thennakoon (4th place), Anuranga Ariyadasa (3rd place), Zihar Zuhair, Head of Content Acquisition and Channel Management, Dialog Axiata PLC, Mangala Hettiarachchi, Senior General Manager - Global and Content Services, Dialog Axiata PLC, Shameel Bishri, Head of Marketing, Dialog Axiata PLC, Mustafa Abid (1st place), Ezra (2nd place), Nipun Piuman Jayakody (7th place), Rameesh Shanuka Prabad (8th place), Sineth Nimsara (9th place) and Salman Al Fariz (10th place).

Dialog Gaming from Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, held its much anticipated grand finale of season 2 of the Game Hero Tournament for Space Rider – Star Hunt, which offered the biggest prize pool for any mobile gaming competition in Sri Lanka with a total cash prize of Rs. 3 million. The finale was held at the Dialog Axiata Auditorium on 19th June 2019.

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July 3rd, 2019 (Colombo)

L-R (sitting) Sahara Faiz, Muslim Ladies' College, Colombo 04 / Danani Perera, Girl's High School, Kandy / Ransith clemente, St. Sylvester's College, Kandy / Anoordeen Fathima Zamrina, President Science College, Puttalam / Luhansa Dehanayake, Girls' High School, Kandy / Dulain Basnayake, Trinity College, Kandy / Rashmi Nagahapitiya, Girls' High School, Kandy / Hashen Ferdinand, St. Sebastian's College, Colombo
L-R (standing) Senaya Viduni Abewardhana, Gothami Balika Vidyalaya, Borella, Colombo10 / Aftha Rahman, Akurana Muslim Balika Maha Vidyalaya, Katugastota / Dananjani Senevirathne, St. Anthony's Girls' College, Kandy / Vihangi Thanthrige, Sussex College, Galle / Yumna Fauzer, Zahira National College, Gampola / Nipuni Ranasinghe, St. Joseph Girls' College, Kegalle / Kaushalya basnayake, Mahamaya Girl College, Kandy / Samah Nisvar, Zahira College, Mawanella / Azra Naleem, Badi Ud Din Mahmud Girls' College, Kandy / Hanaanee Hana Abdul Haleem, Meera Balika Maha Vidyalaya, Batticaloa Central

MASTERSPELLER 2k19 – season 2 powered by Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider and organised by Dharmavahini Foundation, has chosen its top 20, from over 17,500 contestants across the island. The family edutainment programme is endorsed by the Ministry of Education and initially kicked off its primary rounds in August of 2018.

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June 28th, 2019 (Colombo)

(L-R) Aloka Jayawardhana, Chief Officer Information - SLIC, Chandana L. Aluthgama, Chief Executive Officer - SLIC, Dushyantha B.Basnayake, Managing Director – SLIC, Dr. Nushad Perera, Chief Digital Services Officer – Dialog Axiata PLC, Udaya Jayasundara, Chief Manager – Merchant Acquisition and Sales, Dialog Axiata PLC, Gimali Soysa, Senior Manager – FinTech, Dialog Axiata PLC and Padmanath Muthukumarana, Senior Manager – Mobile Money, Dialog Axiata PLC

Genie, Sri Lanka’s first and only PCI-DSS certified mobile payment app and eZ Cash, the country’s first and largest mobile money and payment service by Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, announced their partnership with insurance giant, Sri Lanka Insurance, to enable real-time, secure and convenient insurance premium payments for insurance holders.

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June 26th, 2019 (Colombo)

Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, was recently announced as the Exclusive Technological Partner for the launch of the Touch Parking Card, launched by Tenaga Car Parks Pvt Ltd in a Public Private Partnership with the Colombo Municipal Council. The Touch Parking Card provides NFC (Near-field Communication) technology as a payment solution for issuing parking tickets. Further, the service will allow patrons to make payments more securely via eZ Cash and add to bill facilities, ensuring increased convenience and an easily accessible cashless payment mechanism.

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