Dialog launches South Asia’s First NB-IoT service

Sri Lanka’s Dialog Axiata PLC, has launched on it’s 4G network the Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) enabling seamless connectivity amongst devices using Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) technology.

With the introduction of NB-IoT – the LTE based network support layer will facilitate uninterrupted connectivity for multiple Smartlife services.

Through a simple Smartphone App and Website, Smartlife consumers can create sequences of conditional statements called ‘scenes’ to automate their IoT devices, creating a Smart Home Environment.

Sharing his insights on the technology, Pradeep De Almeida, Group Chief Technology Officer, Dialog Axiata PLC said, “Launching NB-IoT is testament to Dialog being the first in South Asia to propel its service portfolio in parallel with the most advanced operators in the world.

NB-IoT is optimised for applications and ensures all IoT devices stemming from a home to a remote environment can be connected.

This enables better usage of the IoT related services Dialog has introduced, and hopes to explore in future through Dialog Smartlife”


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