23rs February 2012, www.lankabusinessonline.com
Dialog Axiata has provided an on-line system for Sri Lanka’s first expressway enabling real time ticket transactions at all entry and exit points and traffic and revenue monitoring.
Its subsidiary, Dialog Enterprise partnered with Access Telecommunications Services which provided the required application platform and all Point of Sales machines for the southern expressway which was opened in November 2011.
A statement said the system was provided to the Road Development Authority (RDA) which operates the 95-kilometre expressway linking the capital Colombo with the southern port town of Galle.
In the system all Point of Sales machines are interconnected to the central server system hosted at the Dialog data centre.
"The solution provided by Dialog Enterprise would allow officials at RDA to get real time updates on information such as number of vehicles entered, revenue generated from each exit points and the registration numbers of vehicles that
have entered or exited the expressway."
Dialog Enterprise also provides mobile and data communication facilities for all the operational staff of the southern expressway, it said.
Dialog also provides a web hosting solution for the highway enabling the public to access information online.
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