Bharti Airtel says its network is now 5G ready

Airtel said its 5G network is capable of delivering 10x speeds, 10x latency and 100x concurrency when compared to existing technologies. Bharti Airtel on Thursday said its network is now 5G ready and successfully demonstrating live 5G service over a commercial network in Hyderabad. “What we’ve really done is first of its kind dynamic spectrum […]

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More Sri Lankans stranded abroad return

Another group of expatriates from Maldives, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Dubai were brought to the island this morning, National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) sources said. Accordingly, 41 from Maldives, 48 from Qatar, 42 from Dubai and 158 from Saudi Arabia are among those expatriates and all of them will be sent […]

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Dialog welcomes Int’l best practice in customer choice

Following the announcement by the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) with respect to the implementation of Number Portability (NP), Dialog Axiata PLC (Dialog), welcomed the re-initiation by the TRCSL of a roadmap to reach International Best Practice in maximising Customer Choice in the Telecommunications Industry. Number portability which enables switching of mobile and […]

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Stratolaunch the worlds biggest airplane takes flight

exactly 45 minutes after the sun began to rise over the Mojave Desert, the largest airplane ever created—and its record-breaking 385-foot wingspan—took off for the very first time. The aircraft, from the company Stratolaunch, has been eight years in the making. By 2022, the company hopes to use the twin-fuselage, six-engined, catamaran-style aircraft to launch satellite-bearing rockets […]

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Tourist arrivals were up in record high in March 2019,

Sri Lanka’s tourist arrivals in March 2019 recorded 244,328 tourists arriving in the country compared to the 233,382 arrived in March 2018, latest data outlines. Arrivals rose 4.7% compared to the same period last year.  Europe became the largest source of tourist traffic to Sri Lanka with 49% of the total traffic received in March […]

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