Robi’s Chief Corporate and People Officer, Matiul Islam Nowshad has recently congratulated Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (BTRC) Chairman, Dr. Shahjahan Mahmood on being elected as the Chairman of the South Asian Telecommunications Regulators’ Council (SATRC). BTRC’s Secretary, Md. Sarwar Alam and Robi’s Executive Vice President, Regulatory Affairs & Company Secretary, Mohammed Shahedul Alam and Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Sharif Shah Jamal Raz were present on the occasion.
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 27.4 million active subscribers. Robi network provides nationwide coverage to 99% of the population with 13,496 BTS and over 4,600 3.5G sites. Robi proudly claims to have the widest international roaming service in the market, connecting 385 operators across more than 140 countries. It is also 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.