Country’s first passive infrastructure service provider company, edotco Bangladesh, has signed a tripartite agreement with Robi and BDCOM online Limited in Dhaka today (Monday, 29 September, 2014).
The agreement will enable BDCOM to work smoothly in critical areas and thus accelerate the growth of data industry in the country.
The agreement was signed by CEO & Managing Director of Robi Axiata Ltd., SupunWeerasinghe, Acting Managing Director of edotco Bangladesh, Yap Wai Yip, and Managing Director of BDCOM,G. Faruk Alamgir Arman.
This agreement, signed for five years, is the master agreement for infrastructure sharing among BDCOM, edotco and Robi to create a larger platform for infrastructure sharing, hence to boost mobile data services to greater heights.
Also present to witness the signing ceremony were edotco Bangladesh Sales & Business Development Director, Ahmed Armaan Siddiqui, and officials from Robi Axiata Ltd and BDCOM respectively.
About edotco Group:
edotco Group is an integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company providing end-to-end solutions that includes towers, transmission, operations and maintenance in the region of Southeast Asia.
Today, edotco Group has a large network site in its circle of operations in Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Cambodia. This represents the company’s commitment to expand possibilities with cost-efficient telecommunications infrastructure that is built around growing competitiveness and connectivity for businesses.
About Rob Axiata Ltd:
Robi Axiata Limited is a joint venture between Axiata Group Berhad, of Malaysia and NTT DoCoMo Inc, of Japan. Robi is the second largest mobile phone operator in Bangladesh in terms of revenue, with over 24 million subscribers, as of June 2014. Robi network provides nationwide coverage to nearly 98% of the population with more than 9,450 2G sites and more than 1,430 3.5G sites. Robi proudly claims to have the widest international roaming service in the market, connecting over 500 operators across 207 countries.
It is also the first operator in the country to introduce GPRS and 3.5G services in Bangladesh. The Company has introduced many first of its kind digital services in the country and has invested heavily in taking mobile financial services to the underserved communities in the rural and semi-urban areas.
“BDCOM Online Limited is a trusted name for Nationwide Secured Data Connectivity, IPTSP (IP Telephony Service), Internet Service, System Integration & Managed Service. Along with these services e-commerce, Fleet Management and Vehicle Tracking Solution, IT Infrastructure Development, BPO and many more are served from the house of BDCOM. It has also obtained ISP license From BTRC.