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We make it much easier for migrant communities to stay connected to family and friends back home.

The Lebara Group was founded in 2001 by Leon R. Ranjith, Baskaran Kandiah and Ratheesan Yoganathan. They shared a vision to shake up the international calling market.

The trio were in Norway, en route to the airport when inspiration struck: Ratheesan noticed the imposing Telenor building and wondered why they couldn't create a company of their own. On arrival at the airport, the partners borrowed a pen and some paper from the information desk and the concept of Lebara was born - the name coming from the first two letters of the partners names.

Our Founders

Leon R. Ranjith

Founder and Director

Baskaran Kandiah

Founder and Director

Ratheesan Yoganathan

Founder and Chairman

Now over a decade old, Lebara is one of Europe's fastest growing mobile companies with four million active customers, 1,000 employees worldwide and operations in eight countries.