Orascom Telecom Bangladesh Limited (Banglalink) and bKash jointly launched bKash mobile financial services for Banglalink customers on August 14, 2012.
Banglalink subscribers can now register bKash accounts and access bKash mobile financial services through their Banglalink phones from anywhere in Bangladesh. The bKash services that will be available to a Banglalink subscriber include sending and receiving money to any bKash account, making payments at partner merchant outlets, etc. Standard bKash fees/tariffs will be applicable for the services from customer’s bKash account. The service will allow Banglalink customers to transact seamlessly with bKash-registered subscribers of other mobile operators.
Banglalink is the second largest mobile operator in Bangladesh with more than 25 million subscribers, and has a simple mission to bring mobile telephony to the masses. In continuation to this endeavor, Banglalink has established network partnership with bKash to ensure affordable access to financial services for the unbanked population of the country. Banglalink believes this association will make difference in the lives of its customers.
bKash is a BRAC Bank company for inclusive development authorized by the Bangladesh Bank to provide mobile financial services. bKash’s network of more than 10,000 Agents spans the entire country up to Upazilla level, enabling users to send and receive money in a safe, fast and convenient way.