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edotco brings Smart City Telecommunications Infrastructure Solutions to Sri Lanka

October, 12, 2017

edotco Group Sdn Bhd (“edotco”), a global leader in integrated telecommunications infrastructure services, today announced that they have begun work on the installation of the first neutral host poles and power solutions in Sri Lanka.

At the ground-breaking ceremony for the first pole of its kind this morning, Suresh Sidhu, Chief Executive Officer of edotco Group said “Independent sharing solutions based infrastructure is a key pillar of the telecoms industry where reliable network services are imperative especially in a growing economy like Sri Lanka and independent infrastructure companies like us are well positioned to facilitate and manage this development”.

“This project will also see the first set of energy efficient telecom solutions being set up along Marine Drive. Unlike traditional infrastructure, edotco’s Smart City solutions introduces the latest technological evolutions that serve multiple purposes. Understanding the importance of aesthetics in urban development, our innovative solutions are sleek, camouflaged, green and blend well with town-planning for modern metropolis cities. The smart urban connectivity systems have also integrated advertising space, environmental information sources, smart street lighting, smart parking and even flood monitoring systems.” he added.

The multi-purpose poles being erected on Marine Drive will be constructed under the guidance of the Road Development Authority of Sri Lanka. Edotco currently operates and manages towers with Dialog and hope to expand into new tower builds in the near future, actively contributing to the country’s competitiveness, social integration and enhanced quality of life for its people.

About edotco Group: Established in 2012, edotco is the first regional and integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company in Asia, providing end-to-end solutions in the tower services sector from tower leasing, co-locations, build-to-suit, energy, transmission and operations and maintenance (O&M).

edotco operates and manages a regional portfolio of over 26,000 towers across core markets of Malaysia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Pakistan with 18,461 towers directly operated by edotco and a further 8,100 towers managed through a range of services provided. edotco strives to deliver outstanding performance in telecommunications infrastructure services and solutions. Its state-of-the-art real-time monitoring service, echo, has already seen improvements in field operations while maximizing operational efficiencies in terms of battery, energy and fuel consumption for telecommunications infrastructure.

edotco Group was recently awarded the Frost & Sullivan 2017 Asia Pacific Telecoms Tower Company of the Year Award for its demonstrated exemplary business growth and performance in Southeast Asia.

For more information on edotco, visit www.edotcogroup.com

Photo caption: (Above) Chief Executive Officer edotco Group Sdn Bhd Suresh Sidhu and Country Managing Director of edotco Sri Lanka Mohan Villavarayan lighting the traditional oil lamp

[caption id="attachment_39804" align="alignnone" width="750"] Chief Executive Officer edotco Group Sdn Bhd Suresh Sidhu at the groundbreaking ceremony[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_39805" align="alignnone" width="750"] The edotco Sri Lanka team with Chief Executive Officer edotco Group Sdn Bhd Suresh Sidhu[/caption]