Renewing Ties

Sri Lanka Telecom will restore the microwave radio link that once connected the island to neighbouring India.
Operational in the 80s, the link was a key like which helped carry a significant portion of the voice traffic between the two countries.rn

rnA Memorandum of Understanding signed with Indian telco giant Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) last week will restore the like between Rameshwaram in India and Thalaimannar in Sri Lanka, a company statement said. rn

rnBSNL is Indias largest telecom firm with a subscriber base of 34 million customers. rn