Advancing Asia as a New Generation Digital Champion

BANGLADESH

Here is a summary of the economic impact and long-term value creation pertaining to our operating company, Robi.

Robi Axiata Limited

Robi is the second largest mobile network operator in Bangladesh. It was the first to introduce GPRS and 3.5G services. Robi was also the first telecom provider to bring 4G services to all 64 districts of the country.

USD 860 million invested in 2018

103,922  jobs supported

0.5%of GDP

USD1 CAPEX translates to USD 5.6 GVA Contribution

Robi’s substantial operations and investments in Bangladesh contributed significantly to the country’s economic growth with an estimated total Gross Value Added (GVA) contribution of USD1,406 million. It is expected that the digital economy will generate USD17 billion and provide employment to 850,000 by 2020 through mobile internet expansion and growth in content and services.