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Milestones And Achievements

From 1988, we have been making developments and meeting the demands of the people of Maldives. To serve the Maldivian community, we strive to bring the best communication services to our people.


Milestones

2002 - 2015
   
2015 Dhiraagu launched Fibre Broadband with the highest speeds in the country- up to 100 Mbps.

Successful completion of Dhiraagu's nationwide mobile broadband project which makes it the first and only operator to provide 3G mobile broadband services to all inhabited islands across the country
2014 Dhiraagu launched the nation's largest 4G LTE network
2013 Dhiraagu launched HSPA+ (H+) network for the first time in Maldives
2012 Introduction of MyAccount- Dhiraagu Online Services
2011 Dhiraagu launched the first phase of its high-speed network rollout programme. The Company signed a contract with NEC Corporation for the deployment of a domestic submarine cable network across the Maldives to provide access to high speed internet services to Atolls.
2009 Dhiraagu began rolling out its 3G network.
2008 Provided 100% mobile coverage to all inhabited islands, resorts and major industrial islands.
2007 Implementation of a Domestic submarine cable across the one-and-half degree channel.
2006 Implementation of a cable link between Sri Lanka and the Maldives jointly with Sri Lanka Telecom.
2002 Introduction of Broadband ADSL Internet service.


1988 - 1999
1999 Introduction of GSM mobile service.
1996 Introduction of internet services.
1995 - 1999 Implementation of the ‘National Telephone Network Rollout Program’, which linked all inhabited islands by providing telephone access.
1995 Installation of Satellite Earth Station and a telephone exchange in Seenu Atoll to provide telecommunications between the atolls in the far south to the rest of the country.
1988 Dhivehi Raajjeyge Gulhun Private Limited incorporated and registered in the Maldives.

 

Achievements

  • Recipient of the National Award of Recognition in the area of Communications, Maldives, 2009
  • Alcatel Consistence Performer Award 2011
  • Recipient of Chairman’s Award for Emerging Mobile Initiative For the Year 2010, for the Digital Zakath Application at m-Billionth South Asia Mobile Content Awards, New Delhi, 2010
  • Recipient of the SAARC Growth Engine Award for mobile services at the CEO Conclave, India, 2010
  • Recipient of the SAARC Growth Engine Award for internet services at the CEO Conclave, India, 2010
  • Best Indirect Reseller of Alcatel systems for South Asia 2009, Alcatel-Lucent, Sri Lanka, 2010
  • Recipient of the SAARC Growth Engine Award for mobile services at the CEO Conclave, Bangladesh, 2009
  • Recipient of the SAARC Growth Engine Award for internet services at the CEO Conclave, Bangladesh, 2009
  • Recipient of Best Distributor Award in the Indian Subcontinent from Alcatel-Lucent, Sri Lanka, 1997
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