Robi, the most dynamic and fastest-growing telecommunications operator in Bangladesh, has been developing its services to meet increasing customer needs, ranging from voice and high-speed Internet services to tailor-made telecommunications solutions. Robi is a joint venture company between Axiata Group Berhad of Malaysia and NTT DoCoMo Inc. of Japan. It commenced operations in 1997 as Telekom Malaysia International (Bangladesh) with the brand name 'Aktel'. In 2010, the company was rebranded 'Robi' and changed its name to Robi Axiata Limited.

Robi's services support 2G and 3.5G voice, CAMEL Phase II & III and 3.5G Data/GPRS/EDGE/HSPA services with high-speed Internet connectivity. Its GSM service is based on robust network architecture and cutting edge technology. The company has the widest international subscibers to roaming coverage in Bangladesh, connecting 400 operators across more than 150 countries. Robi's customer-centric solutions include value-added services (VAS), quality customer care, digital network security and flexible tariffs.

As a subsidiary of Axiata, Robi draws from the international expertise of Axiata, using leading edge technology to provide the best-of-its-kind services in Bangladesh, covering almost 100% of the population. Robi is committed to providing the best data and voice quality, and will continue to ensure that its subscribers enjoy the best experience through leading edge technology, and innovative products and services.

Robi Axiata Limited
Year of Investment/Shareholding 1995/91.59%
Nature of Business Mobile
Subscribers 25.38 Million*
Technology Deployed GSM, GPRS, EDGE, HSPA+, 3G
No. of BTS (2G) 9,358
Network Coverage
(By population coverage)
Robi's active sub-base as reported to BTRC (Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission) is 25.38 Million (as of December 2013).