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Airtel signs mobile banking deal with 3 banks

Airtel Bangladesh Limited, one of the fastest growing mobile service providers of the country recently signed agreements with First Security Islami Bank Limited (FSIBL), National Credit and Commerce Bank Limited (NCCBL) and Bangladesh Commerce Bank Limited (BCBL) to provide mobile banking services in Airtel network.

MCommerce_SigningFSIBL, NCCBL and BCBL are offering mobile banking and payment services using SureCash joint-branding with technical support from Progoti Systems Limited (PSL). Airtel’s valued customers will be able to enjoy the service by following a simple registration process. The service will be available under Airtel mCommerce USSD code *400#. Under this agreement Airtel customers can avail cash-in, cash-out, money transfer, school fee payment, salary payment and merchant payment services.

Rubaba Dowla, Chief Service Officer and Head of mCommerce, Sakib Sikder, Chief Legal Officer, Airtel Bangladesh Limited and Mr.Taher Ahmed Chowdhury, Senior Vice President of FSIBL, Md. Omar Faruque Bhuiyan, Executive Vice President of NCCBL and Mr. S.M. Jahangir Akhter, Executive Vice President of BCBL, represented their organizations during the signing ceremony.Dr. Shahadat Khan, CEO and Mr. Md. Abu Taleb, CBO of PSL, and Mr. Syed Waseque Md Ali, Deputy Managing Director of FSIBL, Mr. Mir Sadik Faisal, Senior Manager, Airtel Bangladesh Limitedwere also present in the ceremony.

SureCash is a mobile banking and mobile payment network, connecting people, banks and businesses in Bangladesh.

Airtel is committed to bring new features of mobile banking services to ensure better customer experience and bring ease in the lives of its customers.

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 289 million customers across its operations at the end of January 2014.