Established in 1997, Lanka Bell is the second largest fixed line operator in Sri Lanka. Lanka Bell became the only truly Sri Lankan telecommunications provider since its acquisition by the DCSL Group in 2005. Being the pioneers of CDMA technology in Sri Lanka, Lanka Bell is the undisputed market leader with a subscriber base now in excess of 1.2 million.
Today, Lanka Bell also provides broadband services, hardware, software and networking solutions and call center facilities with a finely balanced corporate and residential customer base. In 2008, the Company also invested in acquiring the rights of the world’s largest global network cable, ‘FLAG’ (Fire Loop around the Globe) in partnership with FLAG Telecom, a subsidiary of India’s Reliance Communications. FLAG is the first terabyte undersea cable system to land in Sri Lanka linking key markets in Asia, the Middle East, Europe and USA to offer direct global connectivity, high speed data and internet access and far superior quality IDD facilities at extremely affordable rates to the people of Sri Lanka. Lanka Bell offers its services island wide through 62 of its very own branch offices as well as through several distribution networks with a presence of over 600 retail outlets around the country.