29 04 2014

Airtel signs agreement with Bank Asia Limited

Airtel Bangladesh Limited, one of the fastest growing mobile service providers of the country recently signed an agreement with Bank Asia Limited to provide latter’s mobile banking services within Airtel network. Bank Asia is soon going to launch its mobile banking service named “Hello” and Airtel customers will be able to enjoy the service by following a simple registration process. Airtel is committed to bringing new features of mobile banking services and thereby ensuring better customer experience to enrich the lives of their customers.

“Hello”will be available in Airtel network by mid May 2014. The signing ceremony took place at Airtel’s corporate office in Banani.

Ms. RubabaDowla, Chief Service Officer and Head of mCommerce, Airtel Bangladesh Limited and Mr. Md. Mehmood Husain, President and Managing Director Bank Asia Limited represented their organizations during the signing ceremony. Along with them Mr. Syed Nazimuddin, Senior Executive Vice President, Mr. KhandakerMujahidul Islam, First Asst. Vice President of Bank Asia Limited, Mr. RafelKabir, Managing Director,Mr. Salman IbnSobhan, Manager, Marketing of DNS and Mr. Mir Sadik Faisal, Senior Manager, Business Development, mCommerceMr. RuhullahRaihanAlhusain, Senior Manager, Operations, mCommerce, Mr. Tarikul Islam, Senior Executive, Operations, mCommerce of Airtel Bangladesh Limitedwere also present at the event.

(Photo Caption: Airtel Bangladesh Limited has signed an agreement with Bank Asia Limited in Airtel’s Corporate Office in Banani recently. Present at the event were (Sitting from left to right) Ms. RubabaDowla, Chief Service Officer and Head of mCommerce, Airtel Bangladesh Limited and Mr. Md. Mehmood Husain, President and Managing Director Bank Asia Limited (Standing from left to right) Mr. Tarikul Islam, Senior Executive, Operations,Mr. RuhullahRaihanAlhusain, Senior Manager, Operations, Mr. Mir Sadik Faisal, Senior Manager, Business Development, mCommerce, Airtel Bangladesh Limited, Mr. RafelKabir, Managing Director,DNS, Mr. Syed Nazimuddin, Senior Executive Vice President, Mr. KhandakerMujahidul Islam, First Asst. Vice President of Bank Asia Limited, and Mr. Salman IbnSobhan, Manager, Marketing, DNS)

Bank Asiamobile banking services will be launched with all features of general mobile banking including Cash in (Deposit), Cash out (withdrawal), fund transfer, mobile airtime recharge with additional features i.e. Corporate Salary Payment, Utility Bills/Service fee payment, Merchant Payment, ticket purchase (for transport/event); etc. “Hello” will offer interest/profit for customers and will be offering insurance coverage for customers, agents and other users in future.Airtel customers will be able to use the menu by dialing USSD short code *400# or *365# after registration. Customers will receive notification SMS after each successful transaction. Customer complaints and queries will be handled by dialing Bank Asia Limited contact center number 16365.

Along with “Hello”, Airtel customers can also avail Mobile Financial Services from DBBL, bKash, UCash and Mcash. Airtel customers also enjoy other mobile financial services like fuel payment, salary disbursement, superstore payment and donation service through Airtel mobile wallet.

About Airtel Bangladesh Limited

Airtel Bangladesh Limited is one of the fastest growing mobile services providers in Bangladesh and is a concern of Bharti Airtel Limited, a leading global telecommunications services provider. The company offers a wide array of innovative mobile services, including voice, value added services, data and m-commerce products and is focused on expanding its state-of-the-art mobile network both for coverage and capacity. Airtel has recently launched its 3G services in the country and is committed to provide the best in class internet services for its customers.

About Bharti Airtel

Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 4 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company's product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed DSL broadband, IPTV, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 294 million customers across its operations at the end of February 2014. To know more please visit, www.airtel.com.

Shamit Mahbub Shahabuddin
Saleh-Uz-Zaman Airtel Bangladesh Ltd
Forethought PR Phone: 01610003223
Phone: 01681730329Email: shamit.shahabuddin@bd.airtel.com
Email: saleh@forethoughtpr.com