Banglalink to investigate sim malpractice allegation committed to highest standards of compliance

Dhaka, Bangladesh, 13 February, 2017- Banglalink is aware of the reports with regards to actions taken by certain authorities against MR Communications distributor due to concerns over alleged improper registration of SIM cards which may include those issued by Banglalink.

Banglalink is deeply concerned by the allegations and once officially informed of the matter will work with the authorities to secure a full understanding of the situation and to take any necessary steps. Banglalink is not aware of any impropriety and is absolutely committed to full compliance with regulations with regards to customer verification.

As an immediate step, Banglalink has suspended its relationship with MR Communications distributor and will take measure based on inquiry.

“Banglalink is a fully compliant company, committed to enforcing and upholding the highest standards. Banglalink expects all its suppliers and partners to meet the same standards and has zero tolerance for any failure to do so,” said Erik Aas, Chief Executive Officer of Banglalink. “Banglalink is fully behind the biometric verification exercise and has actively supported this important project from the very beginning.”