DHAKA, April 15 (NsNewsWire) — On the Pohela Boishakh of Bangla new-year, 1425, Robi’s 4.5G and Airtel’s 4G+ service was launched in Singra upazilla. State Minister, ICT Division, Zunaid Ahmed Palak MP inaugurated the service as the chief guest. Robi’s Managing Director and CEO, Mahtab Uddin Ahmed was present at the inauguration ceremony as the Chairperson.
A large number of enthusiastic people from the Singra upazilla and thana gathered at the field adjacent to the office of the Upazilla Nirbahi Officer (UNO) of the Singra Upazilla to witness the historic moment. The fact that the launch of the 4G service coincided with the Pohela Boishakh, had clearly added to the day’s festivity in the locality.
Upazilla Nirbahi Officer, Singra, Natore, Sandwip Kumar Sarkar, Chairman, Singra Upazilla Parishad, Md. Shafiqul Islam Shafiq, Mayor, Singra Pouroshobha, Md. Jannatul Ferdous, Robi’s Chief Technology Officer, Medhat El Husseiny, Cluster Market Director, Mohammad Hamidul Haque, Regional Manager, Joshim Uddin were present on the occasion as the special guests.
Speaking on the occasion ICT State Minister, Zunaid Ahmed Palak MP thanked Robi for bringing Robi’s 4.5G and Airtel’s 4G+ service in Singra. Referring to Robi’s Bangladeshi CEO, Mahtab Uddin Ahmed, Palak said: “Mahtab is the pride of the nation. Proving his worth through performance, he has become the CEO of a big multi-national company, like Robi. We all should try to follow his footstep to excel in our respective areas of work.” ICT State Minister also praised Robi for its contribution towards the socio-economic development of the country through its Corporate Responsibility initiatives.
Humbled by the ICT State Minister’s kind words, Robi’s Managing Director and CEO, Mahtab Uddin Ahmed thanked him for the kind support he has provided to ensure the smooth launching of Robi’s 4.5G and Airtel’s 4G+ in Singra upazilla. He urged the people to change their handset and SIM cards to be able to enjoy the 4.5G service. He promised the people that their life will change for the better as soon as the start using the service launched.
Robi’s 4.5G and Airtel’s 4G+ service was launched in 64 districts of the country on the day, 20th February. The company has since then taken a commanding lead in rolling out the 4G service across the country. It has so far on-aired around 4,400 4G BTSs in over 400 thana of the country. The breakneck speed at which Robi is rolling out its 4.5G service will continue in the future.