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Dhiraagu (Maldives)


Maldives - Dhivehi Raajjeyge Gulhun Plc (Dhiraagu)

Dhivehi Raajjeyge Gulhun PLC (Dhiraagu), incorporated in the Maldives in 1988 and listed on the Maldives Stock Exchange, is the leading telecommunications operator offering total solutions and a comprehensive range of mobile, internet, data and fixed line services throughout the country. Batelco Group acquired 52% shareholding of the company in 2013.

Dhiraagu is the first operator to link the Maldives from North to South through its 1200km long fibre-optic submarine cable which supports high speed internet and data services. The company has the strongest presence across the country, with nine strategically located operation centers and the largest distribution and retail network.

Dhiraagu was also the first operator to offer mobile broadband to the whole country. At the end of 2016, the entire population had 3G coverage and the company provided the widest 4G network. Fibre broadband services were rolled out to more islands and businesses. Innovative new products, customized packages and attractive offers were introduced throughout the year to provide superior value to customers.

With over 28 years of excellence, Dhiraagu continues to hold leading market positions across all customer and product segments.