Converged Service

May 12, 2008 (LBO) – Sri Lanka Dialog Telekom says it is offering a new voice and broadband bundled service that can slash charges and reduce hardware costs, the company said in a statement. The ‘Box Office’ package by Dialog Broadband Networks subsidiary will combine voice telephony with private branch exchange facilities, WiMax services to connect up a local area networks and broadband internet through CDMA technology.

The company said the service offers the lowest voice tariffs in the market which can amount up to a 40 percent reduction in voice call costs.

“Such integration in communication will not only provide added flexibility and cost-effectiveness but also drive towards increasing the efficiency and productivity within our local enterprises,” Kavan Ratnayaka, chief executive of Dialog’s fixed telephony & broadband services said in the statement.

The service will especially benefit small and medium enterprises, he said.

Dialog said convergence of services will reduce rentals and a single bill will be given to customers and would help companies reduce hardware costs and maintenance expenses.

The service, with broadband internet speeds up to 4Mbps comes with 4