Viber Makes Messaging Even More Powerful and Personal with New Chat Extensions

Viber one of the world’s leading messaging apps, announced new and innovative Chat Extensions, giving its one billion registered users exciting new ways to express themselves and easily manage their conversations. Originally introduced in December 2016, Viber’s Chat Extensions...
Posted On 02 Jul 2018

The Ministry of Telecommunication, Digital Infrastructure and Foreign Employment and Microsoft sign MoU for the Digital Transformation of Sri Lanka

The Ministry of Telecommunication, Digital Infrastructure & Foreign Employment signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Microsoft in Sri Lanka to drive the country’s digital transformation. The MoU will enable the ministry to improve the efficiency and create good...
Posted On 20 May 2018

Mobitel Sweeps 3 Awards at the ACEF 2018 7th Global Customer Engagement Forum and Awards in Mumbai, India

Sri Lanka’s National Mobile Service Provider, Mobitel, was bestowed honours with 3 awards in high profile categories at the ACEF 2018 7th Global Customer Engagement Forum & Awards held in Mumbai, India recently. Mobitel triumphed as Silver Winner in Events and Promotion for...
Posted On 20 May 2018

Bharti Airtel rolls out first-of-its-kind Carrier Digital Platform for Wholesale Voice Business

Bharti Airtel, India’s largest telecommunications service provider, today announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind carrier digital platform which will enable global carriers to do wholesale voice business with Airtel at the click of a button. The innovative digital platform...
Posted On 17 May 2018

CK Hutchison and Etisalat Group agree to merge their operations in Sri Lanka

(Hong Kong / Abu Dhabi, 26 April 2018)  CK Hutchison Group (“CKHH Group”) and Emirates Telecommunications Group Company PJSC (“Etisalat Group”) have entered into a definitive agreement to merge their mobile telecommunications businesses in Sri Lanka, operating under Hutchison...
Posted On 03 May 2018

HUTCH to go 4G in 2018

Hutchison Telecommunications Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, leading mobile broadband operator under the brand “Hutch” has announced that it has received all approvals from the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) and Board of Investment (BOI) to deploy a nationwide 4G...
Posted On 29 Mar 2018

Mobitel named Fastest Mobile Network in Sri Lanka by Ookla

Ookla® has declared the National Mobile Service Provider, Mobitel, its Speedtest Award Winner for having the Fastest Mobile Network in Sri Lanka. Speedtest Awards are licensed to Internet Service Providers and mobile carriers around the world that are determined by Ookla to be...
Posted On 25 Feb 2018

Airtel enriches customer experience with new app and extended services

Airtel Lanka introduced a series of additional tools and services to its growing customer base across Sri Lanka, in its continued effort to give the best experience to Airtel subscribers. Recently, Airtel launched the ‘My Airtel’ app, a comprehensive solution that allows...
Posted On 25 Feb 2018

Mobitel pioneers 4.5G (4G Plus) network to revolutionize Sri Lanka’s mobile telecom industry

Sri Lanka’s National Mobile Service Provider, Mobitel, is proud to be the first to initiate the roll out of the 4.5G network to revolutionize the industry and to significantly enhance user experience for its valued customers. This strategic initiative by Mobitel positions the...
Posted On 05 Feb 2018

Fortunaglobal launches Sri Lanka’s First Sinhala and Tamil News Bot

With its ‘brand affluence’ product range having already become the benchmark for omni-channel banking in Sri Lanka’s financial technology sector, Colombo-based Fortunaglobal has achieved another milestone by teaming up with Ada Derana to extend the LISA AI-based bot platform to...
Posted On 04 Feb 2018

Lanka Bell connects 50,000+ homes and businesses with Bell4G as 4.5G test run continues

Lanka Bell, Sri Lanka’s iconic telecom operator has achieved a significant milestone of reaching 50,000+ households and businesses with its fourth-generation LTE internet connectivity; Bell4G. Within a short period of time Bell4G has raised the bar from serving 15,000 to 50,000+...
Posted On 27 Jan 2018

Huawei and Sunrise Showcase Fastest 5G Connection in Switzerland

Huawei and Sunrise have jointly showcased the large scope of 5G use cases on a 5G E2E Network. Using cloud-based end-to-end applications, 5G performance capability was demonstrated with virtual reality, 360-degree panoramic live video, and twelve parallel 4K video streams on...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017