Robi supports flood victims of Cox Bazar, Ramu

Robi has stood by the flood victims in the wake of the recent flash flood in the south-eastern Bangladesh. It was the first corporate house to respond to this natural calamity.

Robi officials in Chittagong have handed over the relief packs to the 10th Division of 2Bangladesh Army. The members of Bangladesh Army’s will distribute the relief among thousands of flood-affected people across different flood shelters in Cox Bazar and Ramu on Sunday and Monday.

Earlier last week, Robi had also distributed relief packs among thousands of flood-affected people across different flood shelters in Bandarban with support from Bangladesh Army’s 24th Division.

As a responsible corporate entity, Robi has always taken part in the humanitarian relief effort in the wake of natural calamities affecting the country and is committed to stand by the society during moments of trial.

In the same spirit, Robi’s parent company Axiata Group Berhad has signed up to the Humanitarian Connectivity Charter launched by GSMA- the apex association of Global Mobile phone operators in March this year. As a signatory to this charter, Axiata Group is committed to support customers and responders before and during humanitarian emergencies with a common set of principles in all the countries it operates in.

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.