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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Robi launches 3.5G internet mela across the country

DHAKA, Nov. 2 (Robi Press Release) — Robi Axiata Limited, in partnership with multiple government ministries, announced the launch of the Robi 3.5G Internet Mela today at a press briefing in a city hotel. The internet mela will kick off from 16 November and conclude by December. The 3.5G Internet Mela, which is the first private-public […]

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3.5G Internet Mela

A Press Conference will be held in the city on Nov. 2 to announce the launch of  3.5G Internet Mela, which is being organized, in association with Ministry of Information & Communication Technology (MoICT), Ministry of ICT, Ministry of Health & Family Planning, across 500 colleges in 429 thanas. Mr. Mostafa Faruque Mohammad, MP Hon’ble […]

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BTRC approves Robi proposal for Mercantile bank’s mobile banking

DHAKA, Oct. 30 (nsnewswire) — Bangladesh’s telecom regulator has approved a proposal to allow a leading private commercial bank  to launch mobile banking services through the country’s third largest cell phone company’s channels and networks . Cell phone operator Robi made the proposal to Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (BTRC). BTRC approved the proposal Tuesday. For further details […]

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