Dialog Axiata Partners with Multinet Pakistan to provide Global Connectivity Services

Lahore: Dialog Axiata PLC in Sri Lanka and Multinet Pakistan (Private) Limited have entered into partnership to serve the global connectivity requirements of Sri Lankan and Pakistani companies. The goal is to leverage the strengths of both networks and deliver customized solutions to corporate customers doing business bilaterally. Both companies are dedicated towards creating seamless solutions at cost effective rates and deployed on an accelerated timeline. The combined network has been created via a ring architecture that is fully redundant in order to deliver optimal operational results to customers.

This collaboration will provide both Sri Lankan and Pakistani corporate customers access to a wide portfolio of international data, voice and video applications, in addition to value-added and managed services. Seamless and secure connectivity is ideal for companies that wish to minimize travel and do conferencing on-demand whilst simultaneously running other voice and data services on the same link.

Dialog has built a robust international network in Sri Lanka, having acquired capacity on all submarine fibre optic cables landing in the country. Its network delivers optimum cable and landing station diversity out of Sri Lanka to customers ensuring minimum service disruption at all times. The network is strengthened via its own Points of Presence (PoP) in key global locations in Singapore, UK and Hong Kong. Within Sri Lanka, Dialog has continued to expand fibre optic connectivity to customer premises in Colombo and continues to expand its reach to other parts of the country. It runs the largest domestic MPLSnetwork in the country and offers redundant customer connectivity using both fibre and wireless solutions.

Multinet, a renowned telecommunication service provider in Pakistan, is well positioned to cater to international and domestic requirements through its close collaborations with international partners and rapid deployment of its nationwide fibre optic, IP/MPLS network in Pakistan. Multinet combines flexibility and dynamism in providing high-speed, scalable and seamless connectivity solutions to meet the increasing demands of its customers on a global scale.

Commenting on the company’s partnership with Multinet, Pakistan Mr. Suresh Sidhu, Dialog Axiata’s Chief Officer-Enterprise and Global Business, said, “We are extremely pleased to extend our partnership with Multinet even further. Together, we aim to offer Pakistani and international companies a new, more cost effective way to connect with each other. This will also benefit Sri Lankan companies with operations in Pakistan. “

Mr. Rashid Shafi, Senior Executive Vice President and CSO, Multinet Pakistan, remarked: “Our partnership with Dialog will enable us to deliver best in class service reach into Sri Lanka. We look forward to strengthening further, the relationship between the 2 nations through the deployment of high-quality, reliable solutions that support mission-critical communication needs of our customers”

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