International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC) has recently signed a corporate agreement with the second largest mobile phone operator, Robi Axiata Limited.
The agreement paves the way for the teachers and students of the University to enjoy Robi’s corporate solutions along with a number of digital services such as Vehicle Tracking System and digital advertisement solution, MobiReach.
Pro Vice Chancellor of IIUC, Prof. Dr. Delawer Hossain and Robi’s Executive Vice President, Enterprise Business, Md. Adil Hossain Noble signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations at the University premises.
IIUC’s registrar, Sqdn. Ldr. Muhammad Nurul Islam; Proctor, Prof. Dr. Shafi Uddin; Director Student Affairs, AZM Obaidullah; Controller of Examination, Zahedur Rahman; Director Accounts & Finance, Tawfiqur Rahman and Asst. Director Public Relation, Mostaque Khandaker were present at the signing ceremony.
Robi’s Cluster Market Director, Nazir Ahmed; General Manager, Areef Ahmed Chowdhury and Key Account Manager, Abdullah Al Mamun were also present on the occasion.
ABOUT ROBI AS THE MERGED COMPANY
Robi Axiata Limited is a joint venture between Axiata Group of Malaysia, Bharti Airtel, of India and NTT Docomo Inc., of Japan. Axiata holds 68.7% controlling stake in the entity, Bharti holds 25% while the remaining 6.3% is held by NTT Docomo of Japan. It is the second largest mobile phone operator of Bangladesh with approximately 32.2 million active subscribers. The company provides widest network coverage to 99% of the population with over 13,900 on-air sites of which over 8,000 are 3.5G sites. Robi is the first operator 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. Robi, as a socially responsible brand, has taken up a number of flagship Corporate Responsibility initiatives in the areas of ICT-Education, Health and Environment with a view to contribute towards the sustainable development of the country.