Robi users in Bangladesh will be able to enjoy 5 MB of free internet with the popular Opera Mini browser starting today. The special offer was announced at a press conference in Dhaka.
How to access the free internet
To take advantage of the free internet offer, Robi users just need to open the Opera Mini browser on their phones and click on the “Free Internet Coupon” icon. This will open the activation page from where users can activate the 5MB Free Internet Coupon, sponsored by Bikroy.com, the largest marketplace in Bangladesh. Robi users who do not already have the Opera Mini browser installed on their phones can visit m.opera.com to download this free app.
Easy purchase of affordable data packs
In addition to the Free Internet Coupon, in future, Robi users will be able to purchase affordable Robi Internet Coupons through the Opera Mini browser. This purchase method is easy to understand and is very convenient for Robi subscribers. While accessing the internet, users can purchase and activate these affordable data packs from Opera Mini from within the browser, so they can continue surfing with Opera Mini.
Speaking on the launch of the offer, Sunil Kamath, Vice President for South Asia at Opera Software, notes, “The internet offers infinite opportunities to have fun and learn at the same time. We hope to see all Robi users browsing the web, sharing pictures, commenting on social media, reading email and doing even more on the web with the Free Internet Coupon.”
Users of almost all kinds of phones, from basic Java phones to the latest Android and iOS smartphones, can surf the web using the Opera Mini app. Opera Mini’s unique compression technology shrinks webpages to as little as 10% of their original size. This powerful compression means that Opera Mini users can browse much more within a set data limit, compared to those using other mobile browsers.
Mahtab Uddin Ahmed, Chief Operating Officer of Robi, adds, “Robi is proud to be partnering with Opera Mini on this exciting initiative. Robi is always exploring ways to make it more convenient for its subscribers to get quality data packs at an affordable price. We are very confident that our users will be able to experience quality internet service over our strong 3.5G network across the country.”
About Robi Axiata Ltd:
Robi Axiata Limited is a joint venture between Axiata Group Berhad, of Malaysia and NTT DoCoMo Inc, of Japan. Robi is the second largest mobile phone operator in Bangladesh in terms of revenue, with over 25 million subscribers, as of September 2014. Robi network provides nationwide coverage to nearly 99% of the population with more than 11,000 BTS and nearly 2,200 3.5G sites. Robi proudly claims to have the widest international roaming service in the market, connecting over 400 operators across 207 countries. It is also the first operator to introduce GPRS and 3.5G services in Bangladesh. The Company has introduced many first of its kind digital services in the country and has invested heavily in taking mobile financial services to the underserved communities in the rural and semi-urban areas.