Killinochchi, Mullaitivu get mobile coverage
Dialog Telekom, has commissioned its services in Killinochchi,
Mullaitivu and several other areas in the Northern Province.
This follows the rapid progress being made in the region in terms of
infrastructure development and the establishment of citizen services
during a period of less than 90 days after liberating the region.
Dialog Telekom Group Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Hans Wijesuriya,
together with the Sri Lanka Telecommunications Regulatory Commission
Director General, Priyantha Kariyapperuma, made the announcement soon
after the activation of services from Dialog’s Network Operations Centre
Mobile coverage from Dialog now reaches Mankulam, Pooneryn, Elephant
Pass, Thunukkai and Madhu in addition to Killinochchi and Mullaitivu,
with developments under way to expand coverage to other parts of the
“Our accelerated development drive in the recently liberated areas
derived inspiration and motivation from the Government’s sincere
commitment to deliver peace and normalcy to the citizens of the region.
“Our expansion program has been further motivated and facilitated by
the invaluable assistance extended to us by the Ministry of Defence,
TRCSL and the Sri Lanka Army and other Security Forces engaged in
rebuilding in the liberated areas,” said Dr. Hans Wijesuriya.
Kariyapperuma reiterated the Government’s commitment to facilitate
the delivery of state-of-the-art communication services to the recently
“The commissioning of mobile communications services within 90 days
of liberation is only a beginning,” he said.