Grameenphone, Upay sign deal

Staff Correspondent

27 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Grameenphone, Upay sign deal

Grameenphone Chief Business Officer Kazi Mahboob Hassan and upay Managing Director and CEO Sydul H Khandaker exchange documents after signing an agreement at a hotel in the capital recently.

Grameenphone has signed an agreement with Upay, a digital financial service provider, at a hotel in the capital on Thursday.

Under the partnership, Grameenphone will provide innovative data solutions which will allow upay users to use the application without internet charge, said a press release.

Moreover, when the users register by using Grameenphone numbers, they will enjoy extra data of 500MB and up to Tk 50 cash reward.

On the occasion, Kazi Mahboob Hassan, Chief Business Officer, Grameenphone, said, “Most people nowadays feel safe conducting financial transactions through digital means as they are hesitant to handle bills as Covid-19 survives on surfaces.

Sydul H Khandaker, Managing Director and CEO of upay, said, “We are very excited to be partnering with Grameephone to bring this innovative offer for our customers on the GP network. Through this initiative, the first of its kind in Bangladesh, we have addressed a long-standing pain point of customers.”

The partnership was signed by Kazi Mahboob Hassan, Chief Business Officer, Grameenphone and Sydul H Khandaker, Managing Director and CEO of upay. Besides, other high officials were present during the event.

Md. Nasar Yusuf, Director Head of Prime Accounts, Business, Grameenphone and ATM Tahmiduzzaman, Member, Board of Directors, United Fintech Company Limited (upay), Md. Nur-E-Alam Siddiquee, Chief Financial Officer, Ziaur Rahman, Chief Strategy Officer, Mahbubur Rahman, Chief Market Development Officer of upay were present.