Dialog pilots WiMAX service

24 Jan 2007

Sri Lankan mobile operator Dialog Telekom announced yesterday the launch of a pilot wireless broadband internet access service for selected corporate users in Hambantona, Matara, Galle, Kurunagala, Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa. The GSM market leader’s data communications subsidiary Dialog Broadband Networks (DBN) has deployed a WiMAX network delivering maximum theoretical download speeds of 10Mbps, and plans to extend it across the island later in the year. DBN is also planning to launch fixed wireless telephony based on CDMA technology shortly.

Sri Lanka, Dialog Axiata