Robi has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a2i. The MoU agreement paves the way for providing Robi’s digital services products such as utility bill pay, m-ticket, airtime recharge etc. to its customers through more than 5000 digital centers managed by a2i across the country.
a2i’s Policy Advisor, Anir Chowdhury; Robi’s Company Secretary and Executive Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Mohammed Shahedul Alam & Vice President, Digital Services, Dewan Nazmul Hasan were 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.