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Voice of Asia Network (Pvt) Limited

Voice of Asia Network (Pvt) Limited

The Voice of Asia Network (Pvt) Limited (VOA) is a private limited liability company that was incorporated in the year 2006. Focusing on radio and TV broadcasting, the company maintains several stations such as Real Radio, Kiss FM and Siyatha FM and Varnam FM, as well as channels such as Siyatha TV and Varnam TV. The TV channels operate in the Sinhala and Tamil languages, while the radio stations operate in English, Sinhala and Tamil. 99.99 percent of the company’s shares are presently owned by the founder, Roshantha Kariyapperuma.

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Private Limited Liability Company

Business Sectors

Radio and TV broadcasting


Individual Owner

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Varnam TV (0.5%)

Other Radio Outlets

Siyatha FM (0.80%)

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General Information

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Affiliated Interests Founder

Roshantha Kariyapperuma – is the founder and the owner of the Voice of Asia Network (Pvt) Limited which owns Siyatha TV. Roshantha Kariyapperuma's brother, Priyantha Kariyapperuma, is a co-founder of Siyatha TV and the former Director General of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRC).


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Voice of Asia Network (Pvt) Limited

No. 117/10, Hunupitiya Lake Road, Colombo 2

Tel: +9411 2303000



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Executive Board

Priyanka Rukmali Kiriarachchi – Board Member and Director.

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ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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The official website of the Voice of Asia Networking (Pvt) Limited has limited information on the management structure. As such, secondary sources were referenced. Information on the shareholders and the board of directors was gathered through the annual returns available at the Department of Registrar of Companies. The most recent data was available for the year 2017. While the Media Ownership Monitor research team reached out to the Voice of Asia Network (Pvt) Limited by formally requesting for the company’s information on 25 July 2018, the company did not respond to the aforementioned request. Viewership data was obtained from the Kantar Lanka Market Research Bureau (LMRB) for the year 2017, while listenership data was gathered for the period of January- November 2017.

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