Airtel Bangladesh Limited, one of the fastest growing operators of the country, has launched an educational portal called “Airtel Learn” targeted to help students before examinations. Airtel Bangladesh Limited, partnering with the renowned educational brand S@ifur’s and Live Technologies, has made the launching announcement of Airtel Learn services on Monday at a signing ceremony in Airtel’s Gulshan office.
During the signing ceremony, officials of Airtel Bangladesh, Mir Nawbut Ali, Head of Marketing, Mohammad Makid Hasan, Assistant Manager of VAS, Saikat Barua, Assistant Manager of VAS, Mir Toufiqul Islam, Assistant Manager of VAS, Rishad Habib, Senior Executive of VAS, along with Prof. Khalilur Rahman Khan, Chairman and Md.Ashraf Uddin, General Manager, of S@ifur’s and Md. Sharif Uddin, Managing Director, Live Technologies, Md.Tamjid-Ul-Alam, Director, Marketing, Yeaser Arafat, Director, Accounts and Md. Meshktaur Rahman, Manager of Live Tech were present.
Airtel Learn is an educational portal by which Airtel customers will be able to get tips and suggestions on different assessment as well as general knowledge through SMS and WAP. The service comes with SMS based content for customers. Airtel’s valued customers will be able to choose from a range of educational packs and will receive daily tips and content accordingly. The educational packs are General Knowledge based which will provide Airtel customers with broad information and messages every day and Examination Tips which will provide assessment tips for ongoing examinations like HSC, University and College admissions. Through WAP, students will get the chance to receive important suggestions and tips through a WAP portal which will help them before their exams.
The service will be available in subscription model which will allow users to pay a subscription fee to use the service. In order to avail the service, Airtel customers can simply dial *321*211# to get examination tips for the ongoing HSC exams and subscribe at a rate of BDT 2 + VAT per day. Customers will be sending the SMS “Start GK” to activate the SMS based General Knowledge based content service and SMS “Start tips” to activate the tips based content service at a short code of 22111. In order to activate WAP services, customers will have to send SMS “Start ESW” for science suggestions, send an SMS “Start EAW” for Arts suggestions and send an SMS “Start ECW” for Commerce suggestions to the short code of 22111.
About Airtel Bangladesh Limited
Airtel Bangladesh Limited is one of the fastest growing mobile services providers in Bangladesh and is a concern of Bharti Airtel Limited, a leading global telecommunications services provider. The company offers a wide array of innovative mobile services, including voice, value added services, data and m-commerce products and is focused on expanding its state-of-the-art mobile network both for coverage and capacity. Airtel has recently launched its 3G services in the country and is committed to provide the best in class internet services for its customers.
About Bharti Airtel
Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 4 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company’s product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed DSL broadband, IPTV, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 295 million customers across its operations at the end of March 2014.