Tech Focus

Jan 31, 2011 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s dominant mobile phone operator Dialog Axiata has set up a fully-owned subsidiary to handle information technology-enabled services, according to a company statement. Dialog said in a stock exchange filing the new unit is called Dialog Business Services and will carry out IT-enabled services.

The subsidiary DBS is dormant right now with a further announcement to be made when it becomes operational, the company said.

IT-enabled services are seen as a growth sector in Sri Lanka which aims to expand its business process outsourcing industry and increase export earnings.