Robi initiates Wi-Fi zone in Dhaka College

Robi has inaugurated Wi-Fi zone in the country’s premiere educational institution Dhaka College. The leading operator is offering Wi-Fi facilities in Dhaka College for providing the most affordable and convenient services to its students and the faculties. Robi Wi-Fi zone covers teachers’ lounge, lobby, computer lab, canteen, playground and on canteen to the Hall road area of the college.

Inauguration of Wi-Fi zone in Dhaka College marks the beginning of Robi’s pioneering role in IMG-20150702-WA0002facilitating reliable high speed internet in the leading colleges of the country. Robi is the only operator to provide the Wi-Fi services in Dhaka College premises. Robi has also provided end to end automation software in Dhaka College. Besides, it is providing a very relevant and lucrative tariff plan specially designed for the students.

Hon’ble Minister for Education, Nurul Islam Nahid, MP inaugurated the Robi Wi-Fi zone at Dhaka College as the Chief Guest. State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP and Nazrul Islam Khan, Secretary, Ministry of Education were also present at the inauguration ceremony as Special Guests. Dhaka College’s Principal Professor Tuhin Afroza Alam and its Vice-Principal Professor Md. Muazzam Hossain Mollah were also present at the event. On behalf of Robi, its Chief Operating Officer (COO) Mahtab Uddin Ahmed was present on the occasion.

All the teachers of the college have already been served with Robi SIMs. Furthermore, all of the 1,150 HSC first year students will be given Robi SIMs matching with their class roll numbers. Gradually, other students of the college will also be given Robi SIM cards. This will eventually pave the way for all of them to access Robi Wi-Fi facility.

As a promotional offer, all Robi customers will be able to enjoy Robi Wi-Fi services for free of cost. During promotional period, each subscriber will be able to enjoy 500MB internet daily @ 2mbps speed. However, one needs to use Robi number to access the Robi Wi-Fi services.

Speaking at the inauguration ceremony Robi’s COO Mahtab Uddin Ahmed said: “Robi has always found the youth of the country to be at the forefront in upholding the true spirit of our brand promise of ‘Igniting the Power Within’. We are extremely pleased to celebrate our close relationship with the youth with the inauguration of Wi-Fi zone in Dhaka College. Robi would like to express its heartfelt gratitude to the Dhaka College authority for helping us to take up this crucial project. We certainly look forward to forge an even closer relationship with the youth by replicating this initiative in other leading educational institutions in future.”

About Robi 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 26 million subscribers, as of March 2015. Robi network provides nationwide coverage to nearly 99% of the population with more than 11,700 BTS and over 2,400 3.5G sites. Robi proudly claims to have the widest international roaming service in the market, connecting 600 operators across more than 200 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.


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