In 2015, Sri Lanka’s GDP expanded 4.8%. Following political developments and new economic reforms, the country’s GDP is expected to continue expanding in the years to come. Sri Lanka’s mobile penetration rate has accelerated significantly in recent years, reaching 105% by some estimates, driven by the growth in economic and industrial activity.
Dialog Axiata Plc
Dialog has a subscriber base of approximately 10.9 million. Total operating expenditure for 2015 was USD355 million, while capex spend was USD167 million. In 2015, Dialog contributed USD973 million or 1.3% of GDP to Sri Lanka’s economy.
In 2015, Dialog supported the employment of 133,757, of which 3,084 were directly employed.
Dialog’s efforts focus low-cost communications products and services for all segments of the population to afford.