edotco strengthens presence in Sri Lanka with new leadership


Country Managing Director, Darryll Sinnappa set to drive adoption of smart city solutions towards a digitally inclusive nation

edotco Group Sdn Bhd (“edotco”), an integrated telecommunications infrastructure services provider, today announced the appointment of Darryll Sinnappa as the new Country Managing Director of edotco Sri Lanka. Under this new leadership, edotco is set to reinforce its commitment and grow its presence in Sri Lanka through the provision of innovative next generation telecommunication solutions.

Together with a team equipped with regional expertise within the telecommunication sector, this new appointment reaffirms edotco’s commitment to playing a significant role in a digitally inclusive Sri Lanka.

“Sri Lanka’s digital transformation journey is rapidly developing. With numerous services now digitalized, we are certain that we can play a key role in ensuring the right sharable infrastructure is in place to drive this growth further. The right infrastructure and a reliable network service are imperative in a booming economy like this and independent infrastructure companies like us are well positioned to facilitate and manage this development. Moving forward, we will continue to push for the adoption of smart city solutions across the country, infrastructure that is 5G ready and energy management solutions.  With our portfolio of best-in-class solutions and best practices gained from across our footprint, these are just a few innovative solutions we can deploy in Sri Lanka towards meeting the country’s digital agenda,” said Darryll.

In 2017, edotco Sri Lanka pioneered the smart city multipurpose street furniture in Sri Lanka and plans to deploy an extensive neutral-host street furniture network moving forward to cater to urban capacity demands.

With over 20 years of expertise in the telecommunications field, Darryll has been a part of the edotco Group for five years and has held leadership positions in Malaysia, Bangladesh and Pakistan prior to this. This appointment further reiterates edotco’s focus in solidifying its presence in the country and growing its footprint across the region. edotco Group currently owns and manages over 28,500 towers across the six countries in which they have a presence.

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 28,500 towers across core markets of Malaysia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Pakistan with 17,500 towers directly operated by edotco and a further 11,000 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 driven significant improvements in field operations while maximizing operational efficiencies in terms of battery, energy and fuel consumption for telecommunications infrastructure.

edotco 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.