New York, NY, June 20, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- ezetop is pleased to announce it has become the first and only company to offer BTRC approved, international recharge to customers in Bangladesh through its direct connection with Grameenphone Bangladesh. This direct connection will allow ezetop to provide over 42 million Grameenphone subscribers with the ability to send airtime to prepaid mobile phones around the world.
Welcoming this announcement, Mark Roden, ezetop Chairman said: “This is fantastic news for all Bangladeshi’s abroad who wish to share a small value instantly to a loved one back home. With ezetop, amounts as low as $5 USD, relatives around the world can be send credit to Grameenphone mobiles to loved ones in Bangladesh.”
The announcement comes after 6 years working alongside The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) in a bid to have international top up approved as a recognized mobile service. As a result of this progression, ezetop is the sole international recharge provider with a direct connection into Bangladesh, serving millions of Bangladeshis around the world.
Grameenphone, the largest mobile operator in Bangladesh holds over 46% of market share. In alignment with their slogan “Go Beyond”, their connection with ezetop provides Grameenphone customers with the very best in communications technologies- a fast, reliable and authorized international recharge service. Along with five additional mobile operators in Bangladesh (Bangalink, Robi, Airetl Bangladesh, Citycell and Teletalk) Grameenphone service 101 million Bangladeshis with a cumulative market penetration of 67%. ezetop hope to connect to the remaining Bangladeshi operators in the very near future in order to maximize their offerings to the Bangladeshi population worldwide.
ezetop enables people living or working abroad to instantly recharge mobile phones of friends and family back home. Services are available from more than 450,000 retail stores in 20 countries and directly from mobile operators across North America, Europe, the Middle East and Australia/NZ. ezetop also has an unmatched online offering from the largest international online recharge site,www.ezetop.com, as well as a comprehensive white label solution for mobile operators.
Overall, ezetop serves over 90 countries making them the global leader in international recharge service. ezetop has more direct connections to mobile operators, such as that with Grameenphone, than any other ITU provider. Based in Dublin Ireland, the company has quickly become the industry standard for providing direct international recharge nearly anywhere in the world since its inception in 2006.
Grameenphone is a joint venture between Telenor and Grameen Telecom Corporation. Norway-based Telenor owns the majority shares with the remainder of share being held by Grameen Telecom and general public shares.