Dialog partners to provide world’s first end-to-end solution for a Daily Deals Company

2011-10-05 15:57:55        Colombo


Daily Deals companies seem to be the rage in Colombo these days. First out of the blocks was and critical to launching this type of business was a telecoms and internet infrastructure that could support a business that would take Sri Lanka by storm., Sri Lanka’s leading daily deal site launched in June this year with a powerful telecoms, internet and mobile-enabled platform from Dialog. Speaking with CEO, Reeza Zarook, said “When we looked at our options for a telecoms and internet solutions provider, we really only had one choice. The Dialog Enterprise team’s service levels have been remarkable coupled with a great attitude. We selected Dialog because they could provide what we needed in terms of infrastructure in the time frame required. However, the real value-add was the ability of the site to interact with Dialog’s customers to completely mobile-enable the solution end to end.

In a global first for Groupon-clones,’s system allows users to capture daily deals direct from their mobile phone.

Group Chief Executive for Dialog Axiata PLC, Dr. Hans Wijayasuriya said “Dialog has been consistent in applying the very latest in technology to meet the varying and ever-advancing needs of our customers. We are proud to have been selected by to provide a full range of services to Sri Lanka’s leading daily deals operation. We are confident that the strategic vision espoused for by with respect to product development for Sri Lankan consumers and our country’s electronic commerce infrastructure at large, will herald an exciting era for participatory direct response marketing in Sri Lanka”

Reeza Zarook added, “Dialog has been a great partner for us, and we look forward to launching the next phase of functionalities that we have held back for launch in the second half of this year. These next functionalities are also global-firsts and will propel the daily deal environment into a new paradigm of m- and e-commerce in Sri Lanka.”

About is the largest and number 1 daily deals company in Sri Lanka today. With over 90,000 unique visitors to the site in just 9 weeks, the company is one of the fastest ever growing internet companies Sri Lanka. is backed by key investors from this domain including the Srivorakul brothers from Thailand (the founders of the most successful daily deals company in South East Asia covering Thailand, Indonesia and Philippines) and Rebate Networks GmbH – who have included into their portfolio of 32 daily deals companies