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Sunday July 25th, 2021
ICT

Sri Lanka moves to protect Indian Ocean submarine cables

Enabling legislation to come

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

Data traffic doubles in pandemic

3 min read

Cyber attack on Sri Lankan govt websites resolved: SLCERT

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

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

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

3 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...

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...

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.

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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...

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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....

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Broadband drives growth at Sri Lanka's Dialog Axiata

Sri Lanka's Dialog Axiata the island's top mobile operator, has seen double digit growth in its broadband unit as mobile...

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Sri Lanka Dialog Axiata net up 41-pt despite soft-peg losses

Profits at Sri Lanka's Dialog Axiata grew 41 percent to 3.4 billion rupees despite a foreign exchange losses as the isla...

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Australia edtech start-up Vygo to set up Sri Lanka engineering unit

Vygo, an Australia based education technology company said it will set up an engineering office in Sri Lanka which may s...

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Sri Lanka budget 2021 impact on the information technology sector

Sri Lanka's budget 2021 comes after the last administration raised tax on cross-border e-commerce transactions to 3.5 pe...

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Harin urges President to move fast on a digital future

Opposition MP Harin Fernando is saying that if Sri Lanka is to go forward as a digital country, first, there is a need f...

Imesh Ranasinghe

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ICTA to introduce high-tech contact tracing for pandemic control – Chairman de Silva

Sri Lanka’s Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) will launch the new Stay Safe Digital Project on Mo...

Imesh Ranasinghe

3 min read

Sri Lanka's Mobitel offers 5G smartphone

Sri Lanka's Mobitel said it is offering a 5G smartphone which can be pre-ordered.

1 min read

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Sri Lanka's Dialog Axiata offers 5G smartphone

Sri Lanka's Dialog Axiata said it has launched a mid-range 5G smartphone, Huawei Nova 7 SE in several locations where th...

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Sri Lanka fintech start-ups seek funding in virtual pitch

Seven Sri Lanka fintech start-ups, which are developing applications for insurance, payments and credit products, are se...

Mahadiya Hamza

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Sri Lanka mobile network Dialog adopts QR code payments

Mobile operator Dialog Axiata said it had adopted Sri Lanka's national quick response code (QR) which will enable paymen...

2 min read

Virtusa to be bought by Baring Private Equity Asia for US$2.0bn

Baring Private Equity Asia (BEPA) is to buy Virtusa, a technology company which has a development centre in Sri Lanka in...

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Sri Lanka stock exchange woos IT firms with revised requirements

Sri Lanka's stock exchange has offered options for information technology firms with a track record to list, including ...

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Sri Lanka planned number portability welcomed by Dialog

Sri Lanka's largest mobile operator Dialog Axiata Plc has welcomed an announcement by the regulator that the island will...

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Sri Lanka blockchain start-up gets venture capital from Japan

Tracified, a Sri Lanka-based start-up which is developing a blockchain based solution to track supply chains has receive...

2 min read

Sri Lanka Telecom profits double in June 2020 quarter

Profits at Sri Lanka Telecom Plc, which also has a mobile unit doubled to 2.8 billion rupees in the June 2020 quarter fr...

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Sri Lanka Angel Fund says seeking early-stage Post-Covid start-ups

The Angel Fund, start-up fund which has collected 100 million rupees says it is looking for innovative early-stage entit...

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Arjuna Nanayakkara to head London Stock Exchange tech centre in Sri Lanka

London Stock Exchange Group said it had appointed Arjuna Nanayakkara who has a background in information technology and ...

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