Telecom Lead Asia: Dialog Broadband Networks (DBN), the fixed telecommunication services arm of the Dialog Axiata Group, has launched 4G /LTE in Colombo.
Dialog’s LTE network — on TD-LTE technology — will be launched across all major cities and towns in the country in the immediate future.
The LTE Home/Office device provided by Dialog enables Plug and Play connectivity to the LTE network and comes complete with in-built Wi-Fi, 4 Local Area Network (LAN) Data Ports, a USB port and the option of 2 Voice (Telephone) lines.
The LTE terminal supports connectivity to Smart TVs and Local Area Network (LAN) connected devices such as PCs and Printers.
“The smooth introduction of the latest generation of telecommunication and broadband services requires consistent forward planning by the TRCSL and I am happy that our efforts have resulted in the country’s telecommunications sector delivering high quality and affordable services to Sri Lankan consumers,” said Anusha Pelpita, director general of TRCSL.
Dialog’s LTE service features entry level home and office packages starting at Rs 1,400 for a 4Mbps connection with a 25 GB Data Allocation.
Subscribers would be facilitated with a convenient process to upgrade entry level packages to higher capacities depending on their specific broadband service requirements.
Hans Wijayasuriya, chairman, Dialog Broadband Networks (DBN) & Group CEO Dialog Axiata, said. “The aggressive advancement of Sri Lanka ’s Telecommunications sector has been made possible by the progressive policies of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka, and the enabling environment which has been created and which encourages investment in the latest technology to the benefit of Sri Lankan consumers.