Dialog named fastest celco in Sri Lanka for 2018 first half

ECONOMYNEXT – Dialog Axiata said it had been named the fastest mobile network for Sri Lanka by Ookla, which runs speed tests around the world.

While Sri Lanka’s average download speeds were 16.9 Mpps, Dialog users got as much as 21.73Mbps the company said.

Dr. Rainer Deutschmann, Group Chief Operating Officer, Dialog Axiata PLC said,

"Sri Lankans in all parts of the country have tested more than 100,000 times and certified Dialog as the country’s fastest network," Dialog Axiata group chief operating officer Rainer Deutschmann said in a statement.

"We all love watching TV and video on our mobile phones and we are committed to maintain Dialog’s high speed and low latency video network as the best choice for all Sri Lankans."

Dialog said it had a 4G network coverage for over 77 percent of the population as of June. The firm said it is deploying 4G LTE on 900MegaHertz band which will expand speed and give coverage to 87 percent of the population.


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