Leading mobile phone operator Robi has signed an MoU with E. G. Salary Ltd.- a company that promotes and facilitates the use of mobile based salary disbursement in the RMG sector.
Robi’s Managing Director and CEO Supun Weerasinghe and E. G. Salary’s Chairman Md Atiqul Islam exchanged documents in this regard recently at the mobile operator’s Gulshan corporate office. E. G. Salary Ltd.’s Managing Director, Mohsin Uddin Ahmed was present at the signing ceremony.
Under the agreement, E. G. Salary Ltd. will enjoy customized facility on SIM connection and bulk SMS Services and will pave the way for partnership with Robi to jointly work together for the promotion and facilitation of Mobile Financial Services (MFS) based salary disbursement solution in the RMG sector.
G. Salary’s Director, Md. Amirul Islam and Director, Sumaiyah Mousinin and Robi’s Executive Vice President, Md. Adil Hossain; Vice President, Abul Kalam Mohammad Nazmul Islam & Key Account Manager, Chowdhury Raisa Sultana were also 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 27.6 million subscribers, as of February 2016. Robi network provides nationwide coverage to 99% of the population with 13,444 BTSs and over 3,951 3.5G sites. Robi proudly claims to have the widest international roaming service in the market, connecting about 385 operators across more than 145 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.