Orascom and Comviva win global telecom business award

 

Orascom Telecom, the second largest mobile operator of
Bangladesh in partnership with Comviva has won the Global Telecom Business
award for innovation in E-Consumer Services for Banglalink mobile wallet
service.

 

The service equips customers as well as accredited agents
with a stored value account to conduct a range of financial transactions
including international remittance, utility bill payments and mobile ticketing
using their mobile phones.

 

 

Global Telecom Business Awards were announced at the
Global Telecoms Business Innovation Summit 2011 held in London recently.

 

 

We would like to thank Global Telecom Business for
recognizing our efforts and commitment towards improving people’s lives through
mobile solutions, such as mobile money. Comviva’s
mobiquity Mobile Financial Services platform powering Banglalink mWallet, is
architected to meet scalability, security and reliability requirements.
Providing mobile financial services is a key focus area for us, and we are
pleased to see Banglalink being recognized by the Global Telecom Business,”
said Milind Pathak, vice president, SAARC, Comviva.

 

 

We are honored to win this award as it stands testament
to our goal of making a difference to people’s lives by bringing new and
affordable services to everyone. We chose to partner with Comviva due to their
leadership in the mobile financial services space and their ability to deliver
mobile money services efficiently. The pervasiveness of mobile telephony makes
it a powerful tool to develop a sustainable financial ecosystem for the
unbanked segments within Bangladesh. Banglalink has been pivotal in
strengthening the country’s telecommunication infrastructure and advancing
vital connectivity services to the masses,” said Solaiman Alam, Head mCommerce,
PR and Communication, Banglalink, Bangladesh.

 

By Telecomlead.com Team
editor@telecomlead.com