Empowering a smart society

Dialog Axiata, Sri Lanka


To implement a network that accelerates the proliferation of IoT devices and further develops the IoT ecosystem in Sri Lanka.


Ericsson deployed the first commercially available Massive IoT network in South Asia, supporting both Cat-M1 and NB-IoT.


The network will help accelerate the proliferation of IoT devices and develop the IoT ecosystem in the country by offering the superior coverage, long battery life and cost-effective solutions to enterprises.

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Empowering a smart society

With the ambition to make its Internet of Things (IoT) business objectives a reality, Dialog Axiata partnered with Ericsson to upgrade its network, resulting in the launch of South Asia’s first Massive IoT commercial network.

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Global goals

Supporting the Sustainable Development Goals

The highlighted Sustainable Development Goals are included in the project.

“The company’s objective is to empower Sri Lankan enterprises, as well as consumers, through IoT.”

- Pradeep De Almeida, Group Chief Technology Officer, Dialog Axiata