Robi has partnered with Qubee to provide wi-fi service to its valued subscribers across the country. It is expected that Qubee’s technical support will help to ensure the best customer experience with Robi’s super-fast internet service.
The wifi service will be initially introduced in key metropolitan locations. Gradually it will be expanded to other areas. The wi-fi service will complement Robi’s ongoing rollout of 3G network to meet the burgeoning demand for quality high-speed internet services at an affordable price.
In this connection, Robi’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) Mahtab Uddin Ahmed and Qubee’s Chief Executive Officer Mr. D. S. Faisal Hyder signed an agreement on behalf of their respective organizations today at Robi Corporate Office.
Commenting on the initiative, Robi’s COO Mahtab Uddin Ahmed said: “Robi is very happy to partner with Qubee in providing wi-fi services to our valued subscribers. We are confident that this partnership will enable our subscribers to have the best experience with Robi’s super-fast internet. We look forward to work with Qubee in facilitating the creation of a thriving digital society in the country.”
Robi’s Executive Vice President of Market Operation Jean-Michel Arnaud Chanut, Vice President of Corporate Strategy Md. Iftakharul Islam, General Manager Mohammad Moshiur Rahman, Manager Md. Tofazzol Hussain, Manager Amran Kabir and Qubee’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Mainul Huda, General Manager Regulatory Affairs Zia Hasan Khan, General Manager Technology Jyoti Agrawala & Manager Marketing Jonaid Abdullah were 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 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.