November 14th, 2019 (Colombo)

(L – R) Dushantha Ranwala, Tech Evangelist, Ideamart, Shanaka Wickramaarachchi, R&D Engineer, Ideamart, and Steve Ephraums, Director, Simato VAS Solutions Pvt LTD.

'APPMAKER', an Android application creation solution by Ideamart, a platform for developers and content providers presented by Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka's premier connectivity provider, was adjudged by a grand jury as the winner of the Inclusion and Empowerment category of the e-Swabhimani Digital Social Impact Awards.

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November 7th, 2019 (Colombo)

Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, announced the completion of a milestone 25th eye clinic, having covered 10 districts and screening 11,034 recipients in rural areas, along with the distribution of 8,617 spectacles to date. This is in line with the company’s pledge to support Vision 2020, a global initiative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) for the elimination of preventable blindness by 2020, spearheaded by the Ministry of Health.

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07th November 2019. Colombo.

  • YTD Revenue Growth +8%, EBITDA and PAT Out Pace Revenue at +10% and +13% respectively
  • Direct and Indirect Contribution in Taxes, Fees and Levies to GoSL: Rs25.5Bn
  • Continuing Capex Investments in High Speed Broadband and Other Infrastructure: Rs13.9Bn
  • Operating Free Cash Flow Tops Rs16.6Bn YTD; Cash Balance Improved Rs3.1Bn from Year End

Dialog Axiata PLC announced its consolidated financial results for the nine months ended 30th September 2019. Financial results included those of Dialog Axiata PLC (the “Company”) and of the Dialog Axiata Group (the “Group”).

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Adds 25,000 Locations Island-wide

November 5, 2019 (Colombo)

(L-R) Udara Gunasinghe, Head of Marketing, HNB Finance, Manjula Kumara Munasingha, Head of BSD, HNB Finance, Pradeepa Dias, AGM ICT/ CIO, HNB Finance, W S P Arangala, Chief Operating Officer, HNB Finance, B. M. D. C. Prabhath, Managing Director/CEO, HNB Finance, Nushad Perera, Chief Digital Services Officer, Dialog Axiata PLC, Padmanath Muthukumarana, Senior Manager, eZ Cash - Dialog Axiata PLC, Chamara Tharanga, Chief Manager Legal, HNB Finance, Sohan Colombage, Marketing Manager, Digital Services, Dialog Axiata PLC

HNB Finance customers now have the flexible and secure option of repaying their loans through more than 25,000 eZ Cash merchant outlets island-wide with no additional payment charges to customers. This latest HNB Finance loan repayment method with eZ Cash eliminates the need for customers to visit a branch and allows for easy loan repayment at any of the eZ Cash merchant points with just the HNB Finance Loan Account Number and Mobile Number following which the customer will receive an SMS notifying that the transaction was successful. The paid amount will be credited to the customer’s account within 24 hours, followed by another notification SMS.

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November 2nd, 2019 (Colombo)

Dr. Siriwardena, the first iPhone 11 Pro Max customer receiving the device from Supun Weerasinghe, Group Chief Executive, Dialog Axiata PLC

Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka's premier connectivity provider and the first and only network to offer Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi or WiFi Calling) and VoLTE (Voice over LTE) service in Sri Lanka, which allows users to make or receive calls using WiFi or 4G LTE networks, launched the all-new range of VoWiFi capable iPhones, enabling Dialog customers to enjoy the all-new features of the iPhone 11 series and have seamless high-quality connectivity for both voice and data.

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October 30, 2019 (Colombo)

A crowd gathers around the Dialog exhibits demonstrating the latest in technology

Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider showcased a range of next-generation technologies and the future of 5G applications at the Polonnaruwa Edition of Shipa Sena - Sri Lanka Technology Revolution exhibition, organised by the Ministry of Science Technology and Research, held recently at National Sports Complex – Polonnaruwa.

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October 28 th, 2019 (Colombo)

Dialog Nurtures Future of Tech with English & ICT Workshop in Badulla

Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, held an English & ICT workshop recently for Dialog kids, in line with its continued efforts to nurture and develop children across the island, encouraging them to take up the fields of IT and Technology.

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October 24, 2019 (Colombo)

Upgrade to the best iPhone yet

Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider and the only authorized eSIM service provider for Apple iPhones in Sri Lanka, Dialog Axiata PLC, announced pre-orders for the all-new range of iPhones, the brilliant iPhone 11, and the powerful iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max. Dialog’s offering of 4G VoLTE, VoWiFi and eSIM capabilities are the perfect accompaniments to the latest iPhone range to deliver superior call and video-call quality.

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October 21st, 2019

Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, has been working for several years with the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) of Sri Lanka and with valuable partners, to minimise the adverse impact of extreme weather. The Disaster Emergency Warning Network (DEWN) mobile application proactively alerts the public of the likelihood of extreme weather, along with providing them with the knowledge and tools to be better prepared.

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October 16th, 2019

(L-R) Safraz Razeek, Product Manager - Mobile Money and Payment, Business Development at Dialog Axiata PLC, Mr. Anil Amarasuriya, Chairman – LankaClear Pvt LTD, Dr. Nushad Perera, Chief Digital Services Officer at Dialog Axiata PLC, Dr. Indrajith Coomaraswasmy, Governor – Central Bank, Mr. Wasantha Deshapriya, Chairman of the Panel of Judges, Janaka Jayalath, Senior General Manager - Digital Financial Services at Dialog Axiata PLC, Gimali Soysa, Senior Manager – Fintech at Dialog Axiata PLC and Channa de Silva, GM/CEO – LankaClear Pvt LTD.

Genie, Sri Lanka’s first and only PCI-DSS certified mobile payment app by Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, clinched gold awards for ‘Most Popular Electronic Payment Product (Fintech)’ and ‘Best Mobile Application for Retailer Payments’ at the LankaPay Technnovation Awards 2019 held on 7th October 2019.

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