Robi recharge service through ATM Machines

Robi Axiata Limited, a leading telecom operator, signed an agreement with IT Consultants Ltd. (ITCL) to introduce mobile phone recharge service through ATM machines.

Through availing this unique service account holders of Trust Bank and Jamuna Bank using ATM cards can recharge any Robi pre-paid numbers. Bill payment of post-paid numbers will also be included in a few weeks. The service is designed to ensure a new customer friendly experience while providing a secured platform to recharge against their Robi numbers.

2Mr. Mahtab Uddin Ahmed, Chief Operating Officer, Robi Axiata Limited and Kazi Saifuddin Munir, Ph.D, Managing Director & CEO from ITCL signed the agreement on behalf of their respective companies. Supun Weerasinghe, MD & CEO of Robi Axiata Limited was present on the occasion.

Commercial launch of the service is scheduled to commence on 16th December 2014. Initially Trust Bank and Jamuna Bank account holders will be able to avail this service. It is expected that this service will soon be available for account holders of other leading commercial banks.

S.M. Akram Sayeed, Sr. Executive vice president Trust Bank Limited and A.K. M. Saifuddin Ahamed; Deputy Managing Director of Jamuna Bank were present on the signing ceremony.

Nazir Ahmed; Executive Vice President; Sales & Services Developed Market; Muhammad Mehedi Hassan; Vice President, Sales & services Emerging Market, H.M. Tarikul Kamrul Vice president, Market Development  & Mosharraf Alam Khan Yaafi, GM Market Development were also present on the occasion.

 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 25 million subscribers, as of September 2014. Robi network provides nationwide coverage to nearly 99% of the population with more than 11,000 BTS and nearly 2,200 3.5G sites. Robi proudly claims to have the widest international roaming service in the market, connecting over 400 operators across 207 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.