Robi has recently set up an Internet Corner at Sylhet Press Club. This initiative was taken up under its Corporate Responsibility activities.
Robi’s Chief Corporate and People Officer Matiul Islam Nowshad has inaugurated the internet corner at the club premises. Sylhet Press Club’s President Iqbal Siddiquee, Secretary-General Sirajul Islam, Assistant Secretary-General Iqbal Mahmud along with other members of the executive committee were present on the occasion.
Besides, Robi had already set up Internet Corner at Sylhet Divisional public library. More than 1,100 users (mostly young students) are using the facility for free over 150 hours every month. In addition, Robi has set up a water treatment plant at Sylhet Railway station. Over 1,000 Railway passengers are availing pure drinking water from this facility every day.
Robi takes up Corporate Responsibility projects under the pillars of Health, Environment and ICT-Education.
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.