Sri Lanka – CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, announced a new carriage deal with Sri Lanka’s biggest direct-to-home platform, Dialog Television. The business news channel is now available on Dialog Television’s channel 41.

“We’re excited to bring CNBC’s first in class content to Sri Lanka through Dialog Television,” said Jacqueline Lam, Vice President of International Distribution, CNBC. “Our focus is on delivering accurate and actionable business and financial news to our global audience. Being on Dialog Television not only expands our pan-Asia distribution, but gives our Sri Lankan viewers access to the invaluable content that only CNBC can provide.”

Dialog Axiata’s Group Chief Operations Officer, Azwan Khan, said, “The advent of CNBC to Dialog Television will strengthen our position as the country’s premier information and entertainment network. With Sri Lanka fast emerging as a commercial hub in the South Asian region, there is growing demand for live and accurate global business content, and with our presence in leading business establishments, hotels and premises in Colombo and beyond, Dialog Television is best positioned through its valued partnerships such as with CNBC to deliver the future for all Sri Lankans.”