Robi Axiata Limited and InterCloud Limited (a concern of Novo group) have recently signed an agreement to jointly work on various Over-The-Top (OTT) projects with the aim of facilitating smooth transition of its subscribers to digital lifestyle.
Robi’s immediate past Managing Director and CEO, Supun Weerasinghe and InterCloud’s Managing Director, Syed Moinul Haq signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations 30th October 2016 at the Robi Corporate Office. Mahtab Uddin Ahmed has succeeded Supun Weerasinghe as Robi’s Managing Director and CEO effective from today.
Robi’s new Managing Director and CEO, Mahtab Uddin Ahmed; Chief Corporate and People Officer, Matiul Islam Nowshad; the immediate past Chief Financial Officer, Yap Wai Yip; Country Head of Digital Services, Manzur Rahman; General Manager, Finance & Digital Ventures, Mohannad Alam Khan and Manager, OTT Solutions & Partnership, Shafeen Daud were present on the occasion.
Chairman of Novo Group Faiz Khan; InterCloud’s Chief Marketing Officer, Hasibur Rashid; Chief Information Officer, Rezaul Kabir were also present at the signing ceremony.
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.