President tweets to world from Bharti Airtel experience booth at CBF 2013

President Mahinda Rajapaksa ceremoniously inaugurated the Business Forum of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting at the Hotel Cinnamon Grand yesterday. He also visited the Bharti Airtel experience booth and used his Twitter account to send out tweets about the opening of the Commonwealth Business Forum to the world through the Bharti Airtel network. As […]

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Bharti Airtel acquiring Congo operations from Warid

Bharti Airtel has confirmed that it has reached an agreement with the Warid Group to acquire Warid Congo SA. The deal will bolster Airtel’s position in Africa by making it the largest operator in Congo Brazzaville, with roughly 2.6 million subscribers. Currently, Airtel is the second largest operator in the country with 1.6 million customers; […]

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Australian Mobile Advertising Market to Reach $682 Million in 2018

Australia’s mobile advertising market is predicted to grow strongly at a CAGR of 39% from 2013 to 2018, with expenditure reaching $682 million in 2018. By that time, 70% of overall mobile advertising spend will be served on tablets, whilst 30% of adverts are expected to be served on smartphones. Frost & Sullivan’ says that […]

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IFC Invests in Climate-Smart Batteries for Cell Phone Networks in Emerging Markets

DHAKA, Nov. 12 (nsnewswire) — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, says it is investing $7 million in the climate-smart battery maker Fluidic, Inc. to help improve the reliability of cell phone networks in developing countries worldwide. Fluidic Energy’s rechargeable metal-air battery system provides low-cost backup power to cellular towers connected to unreliable […]

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Robi aid for gov’t Labour Welfare Fund

DHAKA, Nov. 11 (Robi Press Release) — Chief Human Resources Officer of Robi Axiata Limited Matiul Islam Nowshad Monday handed over a cheque to Minister, Ministry of Labor & Employment, Rajiuddin Ahmed Raju, as the company’s contribution to the Labour Welfare Fund. Robi paid out 5 percent of its gross profit to the employee of […]

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Robi signs MoU with SUST

DHAKA, Nov. 9 (Robi Press Release ) —   Robi Axiata Limited and Shahjalal University of Science & Technology signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for internship by students of the university. The MoU signing programme was held in the Academic Building#C, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology at around 2 pm on Saturday. Under the […]

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Airtel launches innovative 3G packs including ‘3G for the price of 2G”

DHAKA, Nov. (Airtel Press Release) — Airtel Bangladesh Limited, one of the fastest growing mobile service providers of the country, today announced their products and prices of 3G services in Bangladesh. Airtel 3G will be available to customers in Dhaka and Chittagong and will offer world-class 3G experience at high speed. Speaking at the press […]

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Earth Telecom Deploys Juniper Networks to Deliver High-Speed Internet

DHAKA, Nov. 5 (Earth Telecom Press Release)– Earth Telecommunication Limited one of Bangladesh’s leading International Internet Gateway (IIG) service providers, w ill deploy Juniper Networks the industry leader in network innovation, including routing, switching and security elements. The Juniper Networks solution enables Earth Telecom to scale its service on a pay-as-you-go basis, providing affordable quality […]

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New CEO to join Robi in 2014

DHAKA, Nov.  3 (Robi Press Release) — Robi Axiata Limited has announced that a new Chief Executive Officer will join the company in January 2014. Supun Weerasinghe has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Robi Axiata with effect from 1 January 2014. Supun will replace out-going Robi CEO Michael Kuehner, who has decided […]

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