Banks told to freeze Robi’s accounts over USD4.4m tax bill

22 Nov 2013

The Bangladeshi National Board of Revenue (NBR) has instructed banks to freeze all accounts of mobile operator Robi Axiata, which will remain frozen until Robi has paid overdue taxes which the NBR claims amount to nearly BDT350 million (USD4.43 million), according to the country’s Financial Express newspaper.

Bangladesh, Robi Axiata,


Subscribe to CommsUpdate to get the day’s top telecom headlines delivered to your email.

Subscribe to CommsUpdate


Have feedback, corrections, or story ideas? Send them to

Browse Past Issues


Filter CommsUpdate by the following categories or use the search.


Visit our help page information on performing advanced searches, including how to restrict the results by country or company.


CommsUpdate is an outstanding advertising venue for companies seeking to reach:

  • International carriers
  • Wholesale service providers
  • Equipment and software vendors
  • Telecom investors
  • Regulators

Learn more about advertising on CommsUpdate.