bKash launches Mobile Recharge

July 18, 2013 Dhaka, Bangladesh

bKash recently launched its Mobile Recharge service in partnership with Robi Axiata Limited on Monday, July 18, 2013.

bKash Account holders no longer need to go out and search for stores to recharge their Robi numbers. They can now Buy Airtime for their mobiles - anytime, anywhere. This will not only ensure comfort and convenience for bKash Account holders and Robi subscribers but also help maintain the secrecy of the mobile phone numbers.

Any individual bKash Account holder can recharge his/her own or someone else’s Robi prepaid connection through this service. They need to dial *247# to access the bKash menu, then select “2” for the “Mobile Recharge” option and then follow the simple interactive steps. No additional charge is applicable for buying airtime using bKash.

This service is currently available for Robi pre-paid subscribers, and any bKash Account holder regardless of operator, can buy Airtime for any Robi pre-paid number.

Robi Axiata Limited, a joint venture between Axiata Group Berhad, Malaysia and NTT DOCOMO INC, Japan, is one of the leading mobile phone operators in Bangladesh with a subscriber base of over 2 crore. Robi believes in helping their customers to develop, grow and make the most of their lives through its service.

bKash Limited is a subsidiary of BRAC Bank, whose ultimate objective is to ensure financial inclusion and access to a range of financial services for the people of Bangladesh. With more than 62,000 agents all over the country, bKash is leading the field of Mobile Financial Services in Bangladesh.