Dhaka, Apr 10 (UNB)-Robi and Credit Rating Agency of Bangladesh (CRAB) Limited have recently signed an agreement to offer alternative credit rating and related businesses to clients.
Robi’s Managing Director and CEO, Mahtab Uddin Ahmed and CRAB’s Managing Director, Hamidul Haque signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organisations at the Robi Corporate Office.
Financial Institutions, Non-Financial Institutions, Micro-credit Financial Institutions and Non-Government Organisation may avail this alternative rating service to complement their decision making process with regards to financing their clients.
Robi’s Chief Digital Services Officer, Shihab Ahmad and Vice President, M-Money, Dewan Nazmul Hasan were present on the occasion.
Dhaka, Apr 8(UNB)— Bangladesh’s first CSR-based band, Robi Band, has officially released four songs on Monday.
They are available on Robi & Airtel Splash, Facebook and YouTube pages. The digital release was launched at Robi Corporate Office in Gulshan.
The songs are ‘Amar Bangladesh’, ‘Orna’, ‘Uriye’ and ‘Vul Truti’, Robi said in a statement. Music videos of the songs are also available on the band’s Facebook and YouTube channels.
“I believe these fresh songs will be well received by music lovers,” said Robi’s Managing Director and CEO Mahtab Uddin Ahmed.
Robi Band started its journey on November 24, 2017. It donates all of its income to for philanthropic activities.
“With this launch, we believe, Robi’s bonding with the society would be further strengthened. I urge to the other big corporates of the country to hire Robi Band for their internal events and take part of indirect CSR for the nation,” Ahmed said.
Dhaka, Apr 8 (UNB)- Within months of introducing 4G, Grameenphone has become the first operator in the country to cross the 1 crore 4G internet users
Since the launch of 4G in February 2018, Grameenphone crossed the threshold of 50 lakh 4G customers in November 2018 and the latter 50 lakh joined within only five months.
The introduction of 4G last year ushered in a new era of digitalization in the country with a promise to put high-speed internet in the hands of the people, said a press release.
Grameenphone was granted an operating license for 4G services after it acquired 5 MHz spectrum in the 1800 MHz frequency band, making it the highest holder of the 1800 MHz frequency, the most suitable spectrum for 4G/LTE rollout.
The intensity of the internet customer base growth is in direct correlation with the growing role of internet in everyday life.
Denoting this milestone, Grameenphone’s DCEO and CMO, Yasir Azman, said, “Bangladesh is one of the fastest growing 4G market in Asia. This shows how fast the country is moving towards digitalization through mobile broadband and creating the opportunities to unleash potentials. Grameenphone is committed to invest & bring high speed Internet to citizens across all over Bangladesh. This milestone of 1crore million 4G subscribers for Grameenphone inspires us to do it better & faster.”
Dhaka, April 7 (UNB) - The recent stormy weather conditions has been disrupting the power supply and impacting mobile network across the country, said Association of Mobile Telecom Operators of Bangladesh (AMTOB) on Sunday.
Once the network sites get down, it takes hours to be re-established, Amtob said in a press release.
Though Mobile Network Operators’ (MNO) have power backup systems, they are only able to keep up network sites for around 8 hours and after that there is complete site outage in some areas.
On Saturday’s storm, nearly 50 percent of all network sites in the country were left without commercial power.
Amtob has requested the authority concerned to take necessary measures to eliminate mobile subscribers suffering due to prolonged power outages.