Uber, the world’s largest on-demand ridesharing company, today announced the launch of operations in Sylhet. Uber rode into Sylhet with one of their most popular products UberMOTO. Bangladesh is currently the largest Moto market in the Uber universe and the Sylhet launch is a reiteration of the popularity of the product.
In November 2018 Uber announced, that with more than 100,000 driver partners, nearly 2,500 weekly sign ups to drive on Uber, Bangladesh is expected to contribute 25% of Uber’s growth in the region in 2019. On average, you can find an Uber in less than 5 minutes in both Dhaka and Chittagong and 13% of Uber’s rider base now use Uber almost 6 times a week. The launch in Sylhet further reiterates Uber’s commitment to Bangladesh.
“We continue to be overwhelmed by the love we receive from riders and drivers in Bangladesh. At Uber we have the unique opportunity to combine global technological excellence and local knowledge and insight to provide convenient mobility options in our cities. We are thrilled to launch our 3rd city in Bangladesh, Sylhet, and be able to provide mobility options and flexible income opportunities to the people of Sylhet. UberMOTO has proven to be the most efficient way to get around with and average speed of 16 – 17 km/h vs 11-12 km/h on cars. UberMOTO will provide a faster and more convenient option for connectivity in the city.” said Prabhjeet Singh, Head of Cities, Uber, South Asia.
How to book an Uber
- Download the Uber app or the Uber Lite App for iOS or Android and create an Uber account.
- Open the Uber app and enter your destination in ‘Where to’. Ride options will show up at the bottom of the screen.
- Swipe on the product selector panel to find your UberMOTO
- Confirm your pickup point and request. You will get connected with the Uber closest to you and you’re all set to go!
Service coverage are
To announce the launch Uber partnered with local favourites the Sylhet sixers and the team sent out these messages to their fans and Uber riders and driver partners in Sylhet. Video
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