Axiata Digital Labs announced that its Axonect Enterprise Enabler delivered Axiata Group’s first-ever immersive music concert: MetaStage. The concert was powered by Dialog Futureverse and designed in association with GSMA Open Gateway APIs. Hosted by Sri Lanka’s Dialog Axiata and Indonesia’s XL Axiata as a proof-of-concept of GSMA's Open Gateway initiative, the concert highlighted the opportunity for mobile operators to enhance existing services and deploy new services to their customers.

"We are thrilled to have partnered with Axiata Digital Labs to bring new and exciting opportunities to our customers," said Viranga Seneviratne, senior general manager of Ideamart at Dialog Axiata. "The success of Dialog MetaStage is a testament to the power of collaboration and innovation, and we look forward to working with Axiata Digital Labs to continue pushing the boundaries of what's possible in the mobile industry."

"Axiata Digital Labs’ Axonect Enterprise Enabler platform has provided us with the tools we need to innovate and stay ahead of the curve in the mobile industry," said Yessie Yosetya, director as well as chief digital transformation and enterprise business officer, XL Axiata. "Together with Axiata Digital Labs, we have been able to deliver a world-class concert experience to our customers, and we are excited to continue working together to develop new services and experiences that leverage the power of mobile technology."

Axonect Enterprise Enabler is a TM Forum ODA-compliant digital transformation platform that enables mobile operators to transform into digital telcos by seamlessly exposing mobile operators' capabilities within a consistent federated and commercial framework via universal Camara APIs and TM Forum Open APIs.

"We are delighted to have played a key role in powering Dialog MetaStage, the first metaverse concert in Sri Lanka," said Namal Jayathilake, chief technology officer, Axiata Digital Labs. "Our Axonect Enterprise Enabler platform has, once again, demonstrated its potential as a powerful tool for digital innovation and transformation. We look forward to working with more mobile operators to bring new and exciting services to their customers."

The concert, held on Feb. 17, featured Sri Lankan and Indonesian artists performing live in front of a virtual audience. The Axonect Enterprise Enabler acted as the gateway for the concert, orchestrating Open Gateway APIs and TM Forum APIs, enabling users from both countries to experience a customized concert.