Banglalink, one of the leading digital communications service providers in Bangladesh, has declared 1090 (IVR for Weather Forecast) as a toll-free number to help customers stay updated on Cyclone Amphan. Banglalink customers can also call the National Emergency Number 999 for free if they need any emergency assistance.
Taimur Rahman, Chief Corporate & Regulatory Affairs Officer, Banglalink said, “During such a crisis, proper information on the natural calamity can play a vital role in reducing casualties by making people aware of the situation. We urge our customers residing in the coastal areas to stay alert and updated on Cyclone Amphan using the toll-free service. Banglalink is always committed to staying beside them during critical times. Our network team is also working round the clock to ensure uninterrupted services despite the situation.”
Banglalink customers can avail emergency balance by dialing *874# as well.
Banglalink is one of the leading digital communications service providers in Bangladesh working to unlock new opportunities for its customers as they navigate the digital world. Driven by the vision of transforming lives through technology, Banglalink also strives to transform into a future-ready service provider capable of catering the demands of the new digital era. It is a subsidiary of VEON Ltd – a Nasdaq and Euronext listed connectivity provider headquartered in the Netherlands.