Dialog dazzles as first and only Apple iPhone partner in Sri Lanka
Friday, 13 December 2013 00:02
Dialog Axiata PLC yesterday announced it will offer iPhone 5s, the most forward-thinking smartphone in the world, and iPhone 5c, the most colourful iPhone yet, to customers beginning on 13 December, 2013.
The announcement follows Dialog being appointed the first and only Authorised Partner and Service Provider for Apple iPhone in Sri Lanka.
Following the establishment of the partnership between Apple and Dialog, 4G compatible Apple iPhones can now be connected on 4G mode to Dialog’s 4G LTE network. Accordingly, Dialog’s 4G and 3G HSPA+ networks will provide Apple users with unparalleled connectivity and a superior smart phone experience.
Dialog will retail a range of Apple iPhones spanning 5S, 5C and 4S models through its expansive network of customer service centres across Sri Lanka. All iPhones retailed through the Dialog network will carry a 1 Year Apple Care Warranty. Dialog will extend expert customer care and technical support for the Apple iPhone from across its service network for the convenience of Apple users in Sri Lanka.
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 capitalisation. Dialog is also Sri Lanka’s largest Foreign Direct Investor (FDI) with investments totalling over $ 1.5 billion.
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 8 million Sri Lankans, via 2.5G and 3G/3.5G and 4G networks. In April 2013, the company secured the distinction of becoming the first service provider in South Asia to launch mobile 4G FD-LTE services. The company was also the first service provider in South Asia to launch 3G services in 2006.
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 Ltd. (DBN) and Dialog Television Ltd., (DTV).