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Robi launches smartphone financing programme for rural customers

Published 01 Oct 2019 14:04 CET | Bangladesh

Bangladeshi operator Robi has signed a tripartite agreement with micro-insurance provider Arthik, and non-government organization Sangram to provide smartphones for customers ...

Robishop starts pre-booking for Oppo A5 2020

Published 25 Sep 2019 12:08 CET | Bangladesh

Bangladeshi operator Robi said its e-commerce platform robishop.com.bd started taking exclusive pre-orders for Oppo A5 2020. The pre-booking can be done until 27 September. ...

Bangladesh govt seeks to settle disputes with Robi, Grameenphone

Published 24 Sep 2019 12:23 CET | Bangladesh

The Bangladesh government said it wants to resolve the disputes with mobile operators Grameenphone and Robi over unpaid taxes and fees. Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal ...

Robi Axiata launches BREB electricity bills payments for RobiCash users

Published 20 Sep 2019 11:31 CET | Bangladesh

Robi Axiata and Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) have signed an agreement that allows BREB customers to pay their postpaid electricity bill through Robi's mobile ...

Bangladesh adds 470,000 mobile phone subscribers in August

Published 17 Sep 2019 10:51 CET | Bangladesh

Bangladesh ended August with 162.58 million mobile phone subscribers, up from 162.11 million at end-July, according to data from the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory ...

BexCom selects Irdeto to secure Akash DTH platform

Published 16 Sep 2019 09:32 CET | Bangladesh

Beximco Communications (BexCom), a provider of digital pay TV services in Bangladesh,  selected Irdeto to provide content through its DTH service, Akash. As the only active ...

Robi, Grameenphone go to court against regulator's tax claims

Published 12 Sep 2019 10:05 CET | Bangladesh

Bangladeshi mobile operators Robi and Grameenphone have filed two cases with a Dhaka court, seeking permanent injunctions against the telecom regulator's audit claims of BDT ...

Bangladesh passes 162 mln mobile phone subscribers in July

Published 11 Sep 2019 10:02 CET | Bangladesh

Bangladesh ended July with 162.11 million mobile phone subscribers, up from 161.77 million at end-June, according to data from the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory ...

Robi starts Motorola handset discount campaign

Published 06 Sep 2019 07:58 CET | Bangladesh

Bangladeshi operator Robi's e-commerce platform Robishop has introduced a discount campaign on Motorola handsets. Under this promotion, selected Motorola devices can be ...

Southeast Bank to offer mobile financial services to Robi, Airtel customers

Published 05 Sep 2019 08:18 CET | Bangladesh

Bangladeshi operator Robi Axiata and Southeast Bank have signed a partnership agreement to allow Robi and Airtel customers to access mobile financial services. Under the ...

Bangladesh telecom operators to stop services to Rohingyas refugees

Published 03 Sep 2019 13:46 CET | Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulator Commission (BTRC) has ordered mobile operators to stop providing services to Rohingya refugees, local newspaper bdnews24 reports, ...

Robi posts Q2 loss on tax burden, revenues up 12%

Published 30 Aug 2019 10:40 CET | Bangladesh

Bangladesh mobile operator Robi said it suffered a loss in the second quarter due to tax and regulatory burdens and the switch to IFRS 16 accounting, at BDT 320.2 million. ...

Axiata, Trust Bank venture cleared to offer mobile financial services in Bangladesh

Published 30 Aug 2019 10:31 CET | Bangladesh

A joint venture of Trust Bank and Axiata Group has received clearance from the Bangladesh central bank to launch mobile financial services, the Daily Star reports. Axiata ...

Banglalink opens new flagship customer centre in Dhaka's Gulshan neighbourhood

Published 29 Aug 2019 12:00 CET | Bangladesh

Bangladeshi operator Banglalink has opened a new flagship customer centre in the neighbourhood of Gulshan in Dhaka. The centre sports a digital customer experience zone with ...

Robi to offer top-ups on Pathao app

Published 28 Aug 2019 12:49 CET | Bangladesh

Bangladesh operator Robi announced a new top-up option for customers, thanks to a partnership with ride-sharing service Pathao. Customers can buy Robi and Airtel digital ...

Bangladesh proposes unified mobile operator licence

Published 26 Aug 2019 11:33 CET | Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Telecom Regulatory Commission has issued draft guidelines on unifying the country's mobile operator licences. Rather than the current separate licences for 2G, ...

Banglalink launches digital health service platform 'Daktarbhai'

Published 23 Aug 2019 11:36 CET | Bangladesh

Banglalink launched 'Daktarbhai', a digital health service platform that provides useful health and medical information and access to a wide range of medical facilities. The ...

Grameenphone names Becker as CFO

Published 22 Aug 2019 13:07 CET | Bangladesh

Bangladeshi operator Grameenphone appointed Jens Becker as CFO, effective from 15 August. He will replace Karl Erik Broten. Most recently, Becker was CFO of T-Mobile Poland. ...

Banglalink to provide products, services for Meghna Bank officials

Published 14 Aug 2019 12:01 CET | Bangladesh

Bangladeshi operator Banglalink has signed a partnership agreement with Meghna Bank. Under the terms of the deal, officials of Meghna Bank will have access to Banglalink's ...

Robi, Care Bangladesh enter MoU on women empowerment

Published 08 Aug 2019 14:35 CET | Bangladesh

Bangladeshi operator Robi and NGO 'Care Bangladesh'entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to hire 100 retailer adolescent girls in the Kurigram district. Under the ...

Watchdog fines Grameenphone, Robi, Banglalink, Teletalk for illegal VoIP ops

Published 07 Aug 2019 11:16 CET | Bangladesh

Bangladesh Tele­commu­ni­cation Regulatory Commi­­ssion (BTRC) has slapped mobile operators Grameenphone, Robi, Banglalink and Teletalk with a collective fine of BDT 219 ...

Huawei supports relief efforts in flood affected areas of Bangladesh

Published 06 Aug 2019 07:37 CET | Bangladesh

Huawei Technologies Bangladesh has powered relief efforts for 2,000 families affected by floods in Khaliajhuri Upazila, in the Netrokona district. Huawei started operators in ...

Banglalink revenues rise 5.4% in Q2 boosted by mobile data usage

Published 01 Aug 2019 10:37 CET | Bangladesh

Bangladeshi mobile operator Banglalink saw its revenues for the second quarter rise 5.4 percent from the year earlier to BDT 11.3 billion, with mobile service revenue growing ...

Grameenphone protests against watchdog's approval suspension decision

Published 01 Aug 2019 08:23 CET | Bangladesh

Bangladeshi mobile operator Grameenphone is protesting against regulator BTRC's recent decision to withhold approvals, including No Objection Certificates (NOCs), necessary ...

Robi to promote Beximco's Akash DTH service

Published 29 Jul 2019 11:02 CET | Bangladesh

Bangladeshi operator Robi Axiata has signed a partnership agreement with Beximco Communications. Robi Axiata and Beximco will jointly promote Beximco's recently launched ...

 

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