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System Check

Change is in the offing to revamp a highly criticised public sector with a top-level Administrative Committee appointed by the Premier, pushing for a …

Grama Seva

Regional telecom firms could come into play under a state proposal to propagate communication facilities in rural villages. The regional licences …

Goodbye

The Board of Investment (BOI) is looking to trim up to 50 percent of its workforce with a voluntary retirement scheme doing its rounds among staff.rn …

Hello

The final draft licence for External Gateway Operators (EGO) is due Tuesday, the license fee remains unchanged at US$ 50,000.Operators will also pay …

Rolling Cable

The government is pushing through plans for lquote Visva Grama, a project to roll out modern ICT infrastructure in rural areas. US 0.06 cents charged …

Calling Out

Local payphone operators Tritel were given a subsidy of Rs. 1.3 mn Monday to set up pay phones in rural areas outside the Western Province. At the …

Tech Talks

UK based Adam Smith Institute secured the mandate to prepare the groundwork for a new telecomm and ICT regulator.The Science & Technology …

Small Hands

A white paper on wide ranging reforms to support and strengthen the small and medium sector has moved from the drawing board to the government for …

MICE Map

SriLankan Airlines launched their first MICE Travel brochure today, tapping into a niche market of lquote meetings, exhibitions and conference …

Oversubscribed

The governments inaugural 10-year bond issue to one billion rupees was oversubscribed by nearly eight times on Friday.The bonds carry an annual …