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edotco Unveils ‘Smart Lamp Pole’ Initiative

Project to contribute to bolstering Sri Lanka’s telecom and energy sectors

Colombo, Wednesday, 20th December 2017: edotco Group Sdn Bhd (“edotco”), a global leader in integrated telecommunications infrastructure services, recently reinforced its commitment to Sri Lanka in the presence of Yang Berbahagia Datuk Isham Ishak Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of International Trade and Industry of Malaysia and Mr. Wasantha Deshapriya, Secretary of the Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure of Sri Lanka at a ceremony to inaugurate the first Smart Lamp Pole solution on Marine Drive.

With the erection of these Smart Lamp Poles, the project will 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.

Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Suresh Sidhu, CEO of edotco Group said: “The ‘Smart Lamp Pole’ is an energy efficient telecoms infrastructure solution which will benefit cities and communities around the country. As a company with regional experience in infrastructure deployment and management, and a member of the local business community, we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute our resources and expertise to add value to the country.”

edotco’s solutions enable telecommunications providers to meet their growing infrastructure requirements more efficiently and effectively, allowing them to focus on their own customer demands. Additional services offered by edotco include efficient energy management including green energy solutions and fibre cable installation to provide mobile network operators with higher bandwidth.

 

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 27,000 towers across core markets of Malaysia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Pakistan with 16,391 towers directly operated by edotco and a further 10,821 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.