Latest Telecoms News about Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Mobile Operators Launch GSMA Mobile Connect Trial

  Two of Sri Lanka's mobile networks, Dialog Axiata and Mobitel are to launch a beta trial of the GSMA's Mobile Connect service that will allow consumers to access a wide array of digital services by using their phones as devices for authentication....

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Two Sri Lankan Networks to Share Mobile Money Platform

  Two of Sri Lanka's mobile networks are to share a mobile money platform, after the country's Central Bank approved the plans....

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Fitch Affirms Sri Lanka Telecom's Debt Ratings

  The ratings agency however warned that Sri Lanka Telecom's (SLT) rumoured debt-funded acquisition of Hutchison Lanka could increase its leverage and would lead to a downgrade of its National Long-Term Rating...

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Sri Lanka Telecom Confirms Talks to Buy Hutch's Local Subsidiary

  Sri Lanka Telecom has confirmed that it is in talks to buy the local arm of Hutchison Telecom's mobile network, although it had earlier denied such talks were taking place....

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Bharti Airtel Close to Selling Sri Lanakan Network to Etisalat

  India's Bharti Airtel is reportedly inching closer to the long expected sale of its Sri Lankan subsidiary to Etisalat....

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Fitch Affirms Sri Lanka's Dialog Axiata's Debt Ratings

  Dialog's rating reflects Fitch's expectations that its 83%-parent, Malaysia's Axiata Group, is likely to provide support if required, given operational and strategic linkages between the companies. ...

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Dialog Axiata Signs $150 Million Investment Agreement.

  Sri Lanka's Dialog Axiata has announced that it has signed infrastructure investment agreements totalling to US$150 Million with the Board of Investment (BoI)....

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Fitch Affirms Sri Lanka Telecom at 'BB-'/Stable

  Fitch said that Sri Lanka Telecom's ratings reflect its market-leading position in Sri Lanka's fixed-line services underpinned by its monopoly in wireline and fixed-broadband....

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Malaysia's Axiata in Talks to Buy Airtel's Sri Lanka Subsidiary

  Malaysia's Axiata is reportedly in talks with Bharti Airtel to buy the Indian company's subsidiary in Sri Lanka....

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Sri Lankan Networks Ordered to Block Unregistered Mobile Phones

  Sri Lanka's Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (TRCSL) has decided to ban imported mobile phones that are not registered with the telecoms regulator, the TRC....

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