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Sunday October 2nd, 2022

IFC, Hemas partner for digital health service in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is facing shortage of medical practitioners as many have opted to migrate amid economic crisis

September 24, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Dialog Axiata to invest US$152.4mn in mobile, fibre

To expand 4G LTE, fibre networks and Wi-Fi

September 19, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka ICT leaders call for stability, access to dollars for essential services, end to emergency

Sri Lanka’s digital economy represents approximately 4.37% of GDP.

April 4, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka social media ban removed

By 1530pm all social media platforms were working

April 3, 2022 1 min read
Sri Lanka power regulator asks social media ban to be removed

PUCSL requests TRC and all Mobile operators to activate/restore all social media platforms immediately

Ensuring equal access to EdTech for all students in Sri Lanka

Do we teach the rich and the poor differently?

Sri Lanka parliament passes data protection act amid privacy concerns

Justice Minister ensures to accommodate amendments, if necessary and privacy will be protected.

March 10, 2022 3 min read

'Facebook Protect' authorization extended to Sri Lanka

To protect people who hold accountable posts from hackers

February 28, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka starts tech park in Galle

The galle tech part is one of a series of five

February 18, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka technology centre opened by US-based RigServ

Strikes partnership to support Colombo University

February 5, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka based NCINGA boosts Fiji Telecom

Installed a core-transport network and data centre

December 19, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka online education goes to 85-pct of students, despite dissatisfaction: study

About 50 percent had live lessons

December 9, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka to set up three new 'techno parks' by 2023

Three new techno-parks are proposed to commence in Habarana, Nuwaraeliya (Mahagasthota), Kandy (Digana), he said.

November 12, 2021 2 min read

Number portability to finally become reality in Sri Lanka in May 2022: regulator

The regulatory has informed all the communication service providers to set up a clearing house.

Mahadiya Hamza
October 14, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka makes HCL Technologies eligible for tax breaks

To employ 3500 workers

October 7, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Green Tape says online procurement taking off

Procured 500 million rupees worth of tenders

September 10, 2021 2 min read
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Sri Lanka's Dialog Axiata net profits doubles in June quarter

Most profits from mobile. TV losses reduce

August 6, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka moves to protect Indian Ocean submarine cables

Enabling legislation to come

July 18, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Dialog adds more towers to expand coverage in Coronavirus pandemic

Data traffic doubles in pandemic

July 11, 2021 3 min read

Cyber attack on Sri Lankan govt websites resolved: SLCERT

"This is not a comprehensive cyber-attack,"said Meegasmulla.

Mahadiya Hamza
May 18, 2021 2 min read

Softlogic Sri Lanka ties up with Huawei for cloud, AI solutions

Aims to fill gaps in post-Covid-19 tech needs

April 27, 2021 1 min read

Open University of Sri Lanka to fill IT resource gap with online degree

The Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL) is starting an online bachelor's degree in information technology to fill a reso...

April 1, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka to introduce "unlimited" internet not subject to FUP: regulator

Sri Lanka’s telecom regulator has announced plans to provide “unlimited” internet packages to the public, not subj...

March 19, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Dialog Axiata 'AAA(lka)' rating confirmed

Fitch Ratings has confirmed an 'AAA(lka)' rating of Sri Lanka's Dialog Axiata with a 'stable outlook.

March 16, 2021 6 min read

Fitch expects Sri Lanka Airtel unit to seek M&A

Fitch Ratings said it expected Airtel Lanka, a unit of India's Bharti Airtel to seek mergers and acquisition deal as the...

March 16, 2021 1 min read

LSEG completes acquisition of Refinitiv

London Stock Exchange group said it had completed the acquisition of Refinitiv, a data analytics group in a stock offer....

March 9, 2021 1 min read
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