Robi, Uber partner to bring innovative digital services

A Monitor Report 01 Oct, 2017  |    -      +
DHAKA : The country's leading mobile network operator, Robi has formed a partnership with world's largest on-demand ride-sharing company, Uber to bring innovative digital services to its customers.

Matiul Islam Nowshad, Chief Corporate and People Officer, Robi and Madhu Kannan, Chief Business Officer, India and Emerging Markets, Uber exchanged the partnership documents at a ceremony held at Robi Corporate Office on September 17.

Robi and Airtel subscribers will be enjoying special exclusive discounts from Uber due to this partnership. The partnership has also paved the way for Uber and Robi to work together to offer co-branded products and work out a digital service roadmap that facilitates the addition of new benefits for the customers and partners, going forward.

This partnership also allows the prospective driver-partners to complete their registration with Uber in the Robi Walk-In-Centres (WICs) with utmost convenience. The Uber driver partners will also enjoy specialised SIM cards and data packs from Robi, thanks to this partnership.

Chamara Thilak Manamperi, Executive Vice President, and Ahmed Armaan Siddiqui Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Robi were present on the occasion.

Commenting on this landmark partnership, Matiul Islam Nowshad, said, "Being truly digital is the next big thing. As an aspiring next generation digital company, we're extremely happy to forge this partnership with one of the global pioneers of the digital era. We're confident that the collaborative nature of our partnership will be helpful to both of us to introduce various innovative digital service solutions for our valued customers. We look forward to this exciting partnership for bringing the best for our customers."

Madhu Kannan, said, "Uber remains strongly committed to our business in Bangladesh and are continuing to ensure that we have the partnerships that benefit our riders and driver partners. We are constantly trying to invent new ways to ease signup processes for our driver partners and partnering with Robi will add incredible value to the Uber experience. We are encouraged by the response we have received in Dhaka since our launch and we hope to bring our riders enjoyable experiences, both in-app and on trips, with this strategic partnership."

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