Grameenphone recognized for Ecommerce Merchant Acceptance at the Visa Excellence Awards

Oct 21 2020

[Dhaka, October 21, 2020] Grameenphone as a connectivity partner to Digital Bangladesh, has been recognized for 'Excellence in E-commerce Merchant Acceptance' at the Visa Excellence Awards 2019-2020, for the highest number of online Visa transactions in the country.

The achievement recognizes GP's effort in innovation, digitalization, and also digitally savvy GP customers' who add value through Grameenphone's digital assets like MyGP, GP Web, GPAY, Online Shop, and Skitto, especially during the C19 pandemic.  

Visa values its partners through various initiatives every year to enhance collaborative initiatives. This year, it held the 'Visa Leadership Conclave: Digitizing Bangladesh' virtually on October 15 with senior representatives from Visa and various banks, fintech, and MFS present. Through this event, awards in multiple categories have been handed over to the country's leading brands for their excellent performance and partnership. With their broad coverage and accessibility, Grameenphone has served customers across the nation with integrated online services where transactions are secure and safe with Visa.

The 'Visa Excellence Award' signifies Grameenphone's customer-focused operational designs inspired by their endeavor to explore the endless possibilities on the connectivity horizon.

On this achievement,  Solaiman Alam, Chief Digital and Strategy Officer of Grameenphone, said, "Grameenphone always thrives in bringing innovative solutions to add value and convenience to customers' lives. In this regard, we are facilitating and encouraging cashless transactions ensuring privacy, security with strong encryptions. We are honored that Visa has recognized our efforts and our digitally savvy customers with the prestigious award. We dedicate this award to our customers with motivation to only unfold possibilities for a better tomorrow".

Visa has recognized its partners, affiliates, and merchants for their brilliance, integrity, and compatibility with these awards. Grameenphone has been one of the top names, alongside leading banks and fintech, that displayed an array of exciting possibilities and superior digital services for their customers.

Md Hasan,

Head of External Communications


Phone: 8801711082469


About Grameenphone Ltd.

Grameenphone, part of the Telenor Group, is a leading telecommunications service provider in Bangladesh with more than 76 million subscribers. Since its inception in 1997, Grameenphone has built the largest cellular network in the country, covering nearly 95 percent of the country’s population. With its brand promise to enable customers to “Go beyond”, Grameenphone seeks to help customers get the full benefit of mobile data and voice services and provide Internet For All. Grameenphone is listed on the Dhaka Stock Exchange.