Pay BTCL bills through bKash

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Dhaka : bKash Limited, the largest mobile financial service pro-vider in the country has signed an agre-ement with Bangladesh Telecommuni-cation Compa-ny Ltd (BTCL), the state owned largest fixed line telecommunication Com-pany, facilitating customers to pay BTCL bill through bKash across the country 24/7.

Customers can also check the bill amount through bKash.

Md Harun Or Rashid, Managing Director, BTCL and Kamal Quadir, Chief Executive Officer, bKash signed the agreement at a programme held at the BTCL head office recently.

Major General Sheikh Md Monirul Islam (retd), Chief External and Corporate Affairs Officer, Mizanur Rashid, Chief Commercial Officer, bKash and Deputy Managing Directors of BTCL and senior officials of both organisations were present during the ceremony.

Under the partnership, around seven lakh customers of BTCL will be able to pay the bill from their own bKash accounts. Customers can simply select 'pay bill' option from bKash app. Then they can check or pay the bill following few simple steps. Customers can also use the USSD options for bill payment.

Launched in 2011, bKash, a joint venture of BRAC Bank, US-based Money in Motion, International Finance Corpo-ration, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Ant Finan-cial, operates as a payment service pro-vider offering broad range of mobile/digital financial services under the regulation of Bangladesh Bank.

Bangladesh Telecommuni-cations Company Limited (BTCL) is the largest fixed line telecommunications company in Bangladesh. BTCL has the largest telecom infrastructure comprising of copper cable, microwave links, satellite links, optical fibre network etc. BTCL provides land-line telephone services in all districts and upazilas across the country. They also provide domestic long-distance calling and international services as well as internet services.

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