Dhiraagu Signs Agreements For A Submarine Cable Network System

 Dhiraagu signed a Construction and Maintenance agreement with Sri Lanka Telecom for operating the international cable system between Sri Lanka and the Maldives this morning at a ceremony held at Nasandhura Palace Hotel.

CEO of Dhiraagu Mr. Ismail Waheed signed the agreement on behalf of Dhiraagu and CEO Mr. Shuhei Annan signed on behalf of Sri Lanka Telecom.

In the same ceremony this morning, Mr. Ismail Waheed, Mr. Shuhei Annan and Assistant General Manager of NEC Submarine Networks Mr, Takahashi signed the supplier contract to lay the Dhiraagu Submarine Cable Network.

The submarine cable network project is a USD 22.7 million programme which would deliver a submarine cable system between Maldives and Sri Lanka, across the one and half degree channel and between Male’ and Hulhumale.

The project is estimated to be completed by the end of this year.

Published in: on May 2, 2006 at 6:26 pm  Leave a Comment  

Dhiraagu To Celebrate Broadband Blowout In May 2006

Dhiraagu is pleased to announce the Broadband Blowout 2006 from 1 to 31 May 2006, a month of events and special offers for both new and existing broadband ADSL customers.

Activities and special offers during the month include:

  • Free connection for customers taking up Broadband ADSL service during the month.
  • An automatic lucky draw among all ADSL customers taking up the service during the month, with 5 iPOD nanos as prizes.
  • A special “Introduce a Friend” offer for existing ADSL customers whereby they can win 100% more megabytes the following month by introducing someone to the ADSL service
  • A special set up at Dhiraagu TeleShop where customers can visit and get first hand experience of Dhiraagu Broadband Internet.

The rollout of residential broadband service to 10 new islands and the introduction of a new highly affordable home user package on 1 May, coupled with these special offers are part of Dhiraagu’s continuous efforts to make high quality, high speed Internet affordable to the people of Maldives.

Published in: on May 1, 2006 at 2:56 pm  Leave a Comment  

 President calls on people to strengthen Islamic faith, Islamic unity

 President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom has called on the people to strengthen their Islamic faith, and to resolve to revive and further strengthen the existing Islamic bond among the people.

He made the statement in a message to the nation on the anniversary of the Day the Maldives Embraced Islam. The President’s message was published in the Special Supplement released by the Ministry of Home Affairs on the occasion.

The President said that the greatest gift we have received is the divine inspiration of Islam and emphasised that it had been the foremost reason for the sovereignty and independence of our nation.

Published in: on April 30, 2006 at 10:53 am  Comments (1)