Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan operators Airtel and Dialog to merge

Indian telecom giant Bharti Airtel has secured an agreement with Malaysian holding company Axiata Group Berhad and its Sri Lankan telecom operator subsidiary Dialog to merge their Sri Lankan operations. Dialog Axiata, Axiata Group Berhad and Airtel have entered into a binding term sheet to combine the operations of Bharti Airtel Lanka, Airtel’s wholly-owned subsidiary, […]

Sri Lanka’s Dialog taps Kaltura for cloud TV service

Sri Lankan service provider Dialog Axiata has tapped technology outfit Kaltura to provide the underlying technology for ViU, its new multiscreen cloud TV service. ViU is now available to the operator’s existing subscribers as well as every mobile user in the country, regardless of the network. Dialog Axiata  hasover 14 million subscribers, accounting for more […]

Facebook to stream La Liga free across Indian subcontinent

Facebook has secured rights to Spanish top-tier football for the southern Asia region, including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan and the Maldives. The agreement between La Liga and the social network will give Facebook the status of official home of all the league’s matches in the region. The three-season deal will give […]

Trace expands Asian footprint with deals in Sri Lanka, Taiwan

Trace is expanding in Asia after signing distribution deals with Chunghwa Telecom’s Multimedia On Demand IPTV platform in Taiwan and DialogTV’s DTH satellite service in Sri Lanka. Chunghwa Telecom will carry a specific Asia feed of music channel Trace Urban, and sport celebrity channel Trace Sport Stars, with both channels available as part of its […]