As a subsidiary of Axiata Group Berhad, Robi serves customers in Bangladesh with cutting edge digital mobile telecommunications technology. Robi commenced operations in 1997 under the brand name ‘Aktel’. In 2010, the company was rebranded to ‘Robi’ and changed its name to Robi Axiata Limited.
Within a strong framework of corporate governance, its employees approach challenges with uncompromising integrity and an ‘I can, I will’ attitude, putting customers at the centre of all their activities.
From its inception till 2015, Axiata Group has contributed equity investments of BDT3,238.30 crore. During the same period, Robi contributed BDT15,771.83 crore to the Government exchequer.
In the evolving digital landscape of Bangladesh, Robi has established itself as the leading provider of customer-centric data and digital services. Robi’s 2G and 3.5G network nationwide allows it to serve subscribers with high quality Internet and voice services. The company serves the local business community with innovative corporate solutions and wide International Roaming coverage connecting 385 operators across more than 140 countries.
Robi is committed to Corporate Responsibility (CR) initiatives in the areas of ICT-Education, Health and Environment. As part of its commitment to build digital bridges, Robi introduced Facebook’s basic Internet platform Free Basics in Bangladesh. It promotes responsible use of Internet among youth through the ‘Internet4Youth’ initiative. Through its CR initiative “Gori Nijer Bhobishshot”,
Robi is empowering underprivileged young men and women build their futures through technical training on ReadyMade Garment, Electronics and Mobile Servicing. Robi is also the official sponsor of the Bangladesh National Cricket team, expanding its brand appeal to millions of cricket fans across the country.