Banglalink Krishibazaar wins global award
Author / Source : STAFF REPORTER
DHAKA, Nov 16: Banglalink, the second largest mobile operator in the country, has recently won the World Communication Award 2011 under the category of Best New Service: Consumer for its project ‘Krishibazaar’. The telecom companies around the globe have been getting such a prestigious award since 1999. This year, the event was held in Hotel Hilton in London on November 7, says a press release.
Asher Yaqub Khan, chief commercial officer of Banglalink, said, “This win is not only for Banglalink, but also for Bangladesh. We were successful to uphold the image of the country in front of the whole world and we want to keep working for the betterment of the people of this country to make a difference in their lives.”
In this service, any Banglalink subscriber can dial 2474 to get registered in Krishibazaar and record his or her own advertisement of trading of agro-goods or browse through by listening to other advertisements recorded by other callers to get necessary information, call up that trader instantly using the service and finalise the coveted deal.
The information of the products will be available by categories, prices, locations etc to make the process easier for the targets. The call rate to avail this service is only Tk 1 per minute (excluding VAT).