July 2nd, 2020 (Colombo)

Powered by Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, Genie, Sri Lanka’s first PCI-DSS-certified payment app, has partnered with WEBXPAY to further scale their reach to over 1,400 merchants to provide a simple and secure payment checkout via Genie.

Dialog Axiata has been in the forefront of Fintech products since 2012, and Genie has seen their efforts reach new heights in financial inclusivity. Genie has won two gold awards for ‘Most Popular Electronic Payment Product (Fintech)’ and ‘Best Mobile Application for Retailer Payments’ at the LankaPay Technnovation Awards 2019 and two awards for ‘Best Disruptor’ and ‘Best Start-up Product’ at the SLASSCOM Innovation Awards 2019.

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June 30th, 2020 (Colombo)


L-R – Gimali Soysa – Chief Manager- Fintech- Dialog Digital Services, Harpo Gunaratne- M D – Harpo’s Cafes & Restaurants, Udaya Jayasundera, Chief Manager - Merchant Acquisition and Sales- Dialog Digital Services, Thaabith Saldin, Account Manager - Enterprise Sales, Mobile Money- Dialog Digital Services

Genie a payment aggregator app powered by Dialog Axiata, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, has partnered Harpo’s Pizza & Pasta to offer customers a cashless experience for simplicity and convenience.

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June 29th, 2020 (Colombo)

Drive-in Concert

Sri Lankan singing sensations Bathiya and Santhush together with TV Derana presented Sri Lanka’s first-ever drive-in concert, powered by Dialog Axiata, which treated fans to the first LIVE music experience since the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. The 'BNS Drive-in Concert with Dialog' was held at the Colombo Airport Ratmalana. Other popular artistes including Umaria, Sanuka, Wasthi and Yohani De Silva also performed, and the talented young band “INFINITY” provided the music while also performing the opening segment.

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June 25th, 2020 (Colombo)


In line with the company’s vision of delivering affordable and accessible world-class internet services to all Sri Lankans, Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, introduced DATA BLASTER, an affordable Data-led combo plan with calls and SMS priced at Rs. 129/- including taxes. This plan was introduced with the intention of facilitating Dialog’s data customers with their data, voice & SMS needs in an all-inclusive package.

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June 23rd, 2020 (Colombo)

Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, had the distinction of being awarded the title ‘Sri Lanka’s Most Valuable Brand’ for the second consecutive year by Brand Finance, the world’s leading independent brand valuation consultancy, at the 17th edition of its annual review. Dialog also retained its brand rating of AAA for the sixth consecutive year and the title of ‘Most Valuable Telecommunications Brand’ for the 13th consecutive year, reaffirming the brand’s ethos of empowering and enriching Sri Lankan lives and enterprises.

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June 21st, 2020 (Colombo)

showing the app on a large mobile screen

Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, in partnership with Petralex, the global leader in smartphone-based hearing enhancement solutions, announced the launch of the Petralex app for all popular mobile devices. Petralex allows users to utilise their smartphone with any wired or Bluetooth headset as a hearing enhancement tool. The revolutionary app is an affordable and accessible solution targeted at those experiencing hearing impairment or concerned that they may be experiencing hearing loss.

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June 11th, 2020 (Colombo)

Samsung galaxy Z flip

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), VoLTE (Voice over LTE) and eSIM service in Sri Lanka for the latest Galaxy Z Flip, Sri Lanka’s first foldable smartphone from Samsung announced the purchase availability for the latest Samsung Galaxy device at The Dialog Iconic Customer Experience Centre for a limited time period.

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June 7th, 2020 (Colombo)


Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, together with Huawei and Simsyn, has further extended its support for the education sector by way of teleconference solutions for schools across the country, selected by the Ministry of Education (MOE). This is an extension of the Nenasa 1377 distance learning initiative launched in March 2020. Contrary to most of the online teaching solutions practiced by schools due to the COVID-19 crisis, this distance learning solution is freely accessible across any network and does not require students to have internet access to sit-in on lessons, thereby ensuring that no child is left behind.

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May 31st, 2020 (Colombo)

negombo hospital icu

Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, in less than a month, concluded the immediate civil reconstruction and provision of equipment to establish a fully functional Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Negombo District General Hospital. This concludes the first step taken in the pledged Rs. 200 Million towards the urgently required ICU capacity development in hospitals selected by the Ministry of Health and Indigenous Medical Services (MOH) during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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May 28th, 2020 (Colombo)


(L-R) Naadira Jumat, Senior Executive- Dialog Axiata PLC, Kasun Dayanga, Senior System Analyst – BOC, Jayanka Vithanage, Senior Executive, Gimali Soyza, Chief Manager- FINTECH, Lasantha Theverapperuma -Group Chief Digital Officer, Dialog Axiata PLC, Aruna Kumara, Asst. General Manager (Electronic Banking Centre), Asoka Karunaratne, Acting Head of IT, Eranga Bandara, Centre Manager (Cards), Kapila Rathnayake, Asst.Manager (Cards) - BOC

Genie, Sri Lanka’s first and only Fintech solution certified by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCIDSS), has strategically partnered with Bank of Ceylon (BOC) to act as the Financial Acquirer allowing Genie to transform a conventional wallet to a truly digital wallet that securely holds credit and debit cards, current and savings accounts and eZ Cash accounts to promote seamless payment experiences for your day to day necessities.

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