Dialog Axiata ties up with IronOne Technologies

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Dialog Enterprise has tied up with software firm IronOne Technologies to offer enterprise specific mobile devices apps (applications) which will allow users to accelerate and simplify the business process system to save time and money.

These enterprise specific business apps for smart phones and tablets offered by Dialog Enterprise, the corporate solutions arm of Dialog Axiata PLC, is developed by software developer IronOne Technologies.

The mobile apps allow users to simplify the business process output which in turn would help to achieve faster, more efficient and a convenient method of information updates, leading to saving time, money and faster ways of servicing its customers.

The apps that are currently offered include Board Approval (Board App), Agent Automation (SalesOne App), Vehicle Accident Claim Assessment (ClaimOne App) and Hospitality Solution (HotelOne App).

SalesOne App gives the ability to perform online sales updates. ClaimOne App allows insurance company assessors to submit insurance claims information on the spot in script less form without the hassle of submitting claims in paper format. HotelOne App makes hospitality sector more customer-centric by providing hotel services via smart devices such as iPads.  Board App provides the flexibility of having board meetings fully online without any paper distribution and has already seen a large uptake by many companies in a diverse range of industries.

IronOne Technologies CEO Asia Pacific Lakmini Wijesundera stated, “We look forward to working with Dialog to deploy enterprise mobility solutions in Sri Lanka. It is a global trend and Sri Lanka has been an early adopter of emerging technologies throughout history and one such example to quote is Sri Lanka being the first country in South Asia to commercially launch 3G. The global trends show that smart phone device sales have surpassed PC sales, which clearly indicates the tremendous demand for smart devices even at present.”

She further added, “iPad and Android tablet devices along with other smart phone and tablets has the ability to take enterprise productivity to another level. We are helping companies to take advantage of this revolutionary productivity improvement.”

Dialog Axiata, with over 2,000 2G and 1,200 3G base stations, is Sri Lanka’s largest mobile service provider with over seven million subscribers and is the leading mobile operator in enterprise business solutions.

“The strategic partnership with IronOne Technologies will help Dialog Enterprise deliver the latest in business solution apps to subscribers,” said Dialog Enterprise and Service Delivery Group Chief Officer Sandra De Zoysa. “Business apps give users instant service without the delays and hassle experienced in the traditional paper trail processing system.”

Ironone Technologies is a leading enterprise and mobile solutions company with offices in Texas, USA and Colombo, Sri Lanka. Ironone’s offers services to a global clientele both in USA and in Asia Pacific regions. The lronOne clientele includes Fortune 100 companies in the USA.

Dialog Axiata PLC, a subsidiary of Axiata Group Berhad (Axiata), operates Sri Lanka’s largest and fastest growing mobile telecommunications network. The company is also one of the largest listed companies on the Colombo Stock Exchange in terms of market capitalization.

Dialog has been at the forefront of innovation in the mobile industry in Sri Lanka since the late 90s, propelling the nation’s mobile telephony infrastructure to a level of advancement on par with the developed world.

The company delivers advanced mobile telephony and high speed mobile broadband services to a subscriber base in excess of seven million Sri Lankans, via a 2.5G, 3G/3.5G infrastructure. Dialog also provides a comprehensive suite of international roaming services across a global footprint comprising of more than 200 countries, and operates a wide portfolio of international telecommunication services, including but not limited to retail and wholesale international voice and data services.

Dialog Axiata supplements its market leading position in the mobile telecommunications sector with a robust footprint and market presence in Sri Lanka’s fixed telecommunications and digital television markets through its fully owned subsidiaries Dialog Broadband Networks (Private) Ltd (DBN) and Dialog Television (Private) Ltd., (DTV).

DBN operates CDMA fixed wireless telephony services alongside WiMAX 16D high speed broadband services, and is also a leading provider of radio and optical fibre based transmission infrastructure facilities and data communication services. DTV operates a Direct-to-Home (DTH) Digital Satellite TV service and is the market leader in Sri Lanka’s PayTV sector.

DTV supports a broad array of international and local content alongside a wide portfolio of Sri Lankan television channels and delivers high quality infotainment to a viewer base in excess of 200,000 Sri Lankan households.