Edward Harper

Edward Harper was an engineer who travelled to Colombo in 1921 to work in the Ceylon Telegraph Department. Harper was appointed Chief Engineer. He had an innovative mind and his passion was broadcasting. Edward Harper is known as the 'Father of Broadcasting,' in Ceylon.

Read more about Edward HarperThe Launching of Broadcasting in Ceylon, Colombo Radio, Eighty Years of Broadcasting in Sri Lanka

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Edward Harper - Eighty Years of Broadcasting in Sri Lanka
... In December 2005, Sri Lanka celebrated 80 years in broadcasting, a historic landmark in the world of broadcasting - thanks to the pioneering efforts of broadcasting giants like Edward Harper ... In January 2007 the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation, formerly known as Radio Ceylon, commemorated forty years as a public corporation ...
Radio Ceylon - Edward Harper
... Edward Harper who came to Ceylon as Chief Engineer of the Telegraph Office in 1921, was the first person to actively promote broadcasting in Ceylon ... Harper also founded the Ceylon Wireless Club together with British and Ceylonese radio enthusiasts in the city of Colombo ... Many regard Edward Harper as the Father of Broadcasting in Ceylon ...
History Of Broadcasting - Broadcasting Around The World - Sri Lanka
... Edward Harper who came to Ceylon as Chief Engineer of the Telegraph Office in 1921, was the first person to actively promote broadcasting in Ceylon ... Edward Harper launched the first experimental broadcast as well as founding the Ceylon Wireless Club, together with British and Ceylonese radio enthusiasts on the island ... Edward Harper has been dubbed ' the Father of Broadcasting in Ceylon,' because of his pioneering efforts, his skill and his determination to succeed ...

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