Articles Tagged “dialog”

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    Feisty Hutch

    Hutchison Telecom Lanka (Hutch) Chief Executive Thirukumar Nadarasa firmly believes Sri Lanka’s telecom sector will soon see a reordering of its market players. Hutch is the smallest mobile telecommunication operator in a market comprising five players, but Nadarasa is unfazed by the…

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    Inspiring Innovation By Driving Developers

    In the early nineties, telcos started allowing entrepreneurs access to their systems to allow them to build and deliver services. The goal was to disrupt the telco business model by making a simple, template-driven application development platform available to anyone to build…

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    Mobile Carrier Billing

    DIRECT CARRIER BILLING also known as direct operator billing first came into use as a payment method for digital goods and value added services such as ringtones offered by mobile operators. Today it has outgrown its origins to become the most…

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    Curb the super-bull urge

    By any relative measures of returns, stocks outperformed other asset classes comfortably in 2014. Market gains in 2014 could top 25% compared to 6% in guilt and slightly higher rates in the money market, which was flush with liquidity. Sri Lankan…

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    The 50 Most Powerful Women Part 1

    Every self-respecting firm is trying to improve the gender balance in their organization. Managers are now realizing that diversity can truly improve the quality of the decision at every level in firms. Of course the…

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    Dialog’s great value arbitrage

    Mobile phone operators blithely assume that soon almost everyone will have a Smartphone, and these subscribers will then demand faster and more reliable mobile broadband. Indeed, more mobile users are buying Smartphones as handset prices…

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    Banking on mobile money

    Financial innovation got a bad rap during the global banking crisis. Even in Sri Lanka a number of financial firms run by incompetent and corrupt directors and management were teetering or had fallen off the…

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    The Future is in Low-Cost Smart Phones

    It is made in China, only has 480×800 screen resolution and runs Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread. So what? The Galaxy S2, which is still an impressive phone, has a 480×800 screen resolution on its 4.3 inch…

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    Money in the Willow

    Sri Lanka Cricket has signed a new team sponsorship contract for a whopping Rs1.3 billion, bringing in Dialog Axiata and the Sri Lanka Tea Board as joint sponsors. The new deal is almost three times…