Robi has recently expanded its digital footprint with the inauguration of Internet Corner at Barisal Press Club. The initiative was undertaken as part of the company’s Corporate Responsibility programme.
Barisal Press Club President Kazi Nasiruddin Babu and Robi’s Vice President for Communication and Corporate Responsibility inaugurated the internet corner. Distinguished members of the press club as well as Robi officials were present on the occasion.
Suitably located in the press club, the internet corner will provide opportunity for the club members to access internet for free. Robi believes that this facility will help in fostering a thriving society based on information and knowledge. Robi has already set-up internet corner in press clubs at Chittagong, Khulna, Sylhet, Mymensingh and Comilla.
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 28.4 million subscribers, as of September 2015. Robi network provides nationwide coverage to 99% of the population with 13,260 2.5G BTS and over 2,950 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.