Top two mobile phone operators Grameenphone and Robi are set to enter into a partnership with Bank Asia on agent banking – a move that is expected to give huge boost to the new service and deepen financial inclusion.
Both operators, which together control more than 75 percent of the market share of mobile phone subscribers, received permission from Bangladesh Telecom-munication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) to this effect in a meeting last week.
The operators are expected to roll out the service next week.
“Mobile phone operators have extraordinary capacity and we can use it to explore untapped markets,” Md Arfan Ali, president and managing director o…
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