The first Sri Lanka national broadband forum, themed “a Better Connected Sri Lanka” co-hosted by Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure and Telecommunications Regulatory Commission, co-organized by Huawei was held in Colombo last week. The forum served as an industry dialogue platform, bringing together senior policy makers of the government, local operators, service operators, and industry stakeholders to shape a shared agenda of facilitating the widespread of broadband rollout as the key component to digital economy in Sri Lanka.

The half-day event featured a top line-up of speakers from the Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure, the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka, Huawei, a global leading ICT solution provider, Ovum, iFlix, as well as major local telecom operators.

Minister of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure, Harin Fernando, welcomed the participation of heads of ministries and leaders of the industry who convened for this landmark forum to chart the road ahead towards a Digitally Connected Sri Lanka.

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