FREE internet service now available in Bangladesh by ROBI network FREE internet service now available in Bangladesh with ROBI axiata ltd, a Facebook invention that allows free internet browsing through mobile gadgets, has been introduced in Bangladesh and Robi Axiata Ltd. are jointly making the FREE internet available for people in Bangladesh. This is the first time the app will be available in the region.

ICT Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak, has launched the service at an event with Robi Axiata Limited on Sunday 10 May 2015

The full list of free services includes:




4)UNICEF Facts for Life,


6)Girl Effect,



9)ESPN cricinfo,






15)Prothom Alo,



18)Social Blood,

19)Prime Minister's office,

20)Cabinet Division,

21)ICT Division,

22)Ministry of Agriculture,

23)Ministry of Primary and Mass Education,




27)Amar Desh,

28)Health Prior

Before you get started:

• Insert a Robi SIM card. will only work if you are using Robi.
• Turn off Wi-Fi in your phone's settings.
• Turn on mobile data in your phone's settings.
• Don't worry, is free so using it won't deduct from your balance.

How To use on your mobile phone:

• Click your internet browser icon (it might say Opera or Chrome, or look like a globe).
• At the top in the address box, type in It may take a few moments to load.
• Choose language and accept the Terms of Service. Now you can use free websites on!

How To use the Android app:

• In your phone's settings, turn on mobile data or connect to Wi-Fi. Using the app is free once you download it.
• Open the Google Play store from your phone's home screen.
• Search for
• Download the app.
• To use the app, make sure mobile data is still turned on.
• Click the icon on your home screen.
• Choose language and accept the Terms of Service. Now you can use free websites on!
• If you don't want to download the app, you can visit

How to avoid data charges while use on Android ?

• Open your device's main Settings menu.
• Under "Wireless & networks", select Data usage.
• Touch the menu icon
• Make sure "Restrict background data" is checked
• Make sure "Auto-sync data" is unchecked

How to activate a paid internet pack on

• Go to the website or app
• When you click on external links on any of websites a pop-up will appear and will give you choice to buy internet packs
• You can also activate internet packs from *8444# or from free of charge
For other internet usages can I purchase pack from
• Yes user can purchase from same interface or can use existing pack

Is available for all browsers?

• is available for all browsers except for proxy browsers such as UC Web Browser, Skylark

Is Facebook app on my mobile also free of charge?

• Facebook browsing from is free of charge but the Facebook app is not free app

• Currently only android app for is available which can be downloaded from Google Play Store. To download APP, standard internet charge apply, activate pack by dialing *8444# or call 8444

How will I know if I am clicking on an external link and will be charged?

• When you click on an external link a pop-up will appear informing you are going to be charged. If you click 'Continue' you will be taken to the next page where you will be given a choice to buy an internet pack, use existing internet pack or browse on pay per use

• This pop-up will still appear even when the subscriber has an existing pack

About packs

• pack can also be used for browsing on other websites
• If subscriber purchase pack more than once, the volume will accumulate and the validity will increase to the validity of the newly purchased pack
• packs can only be purchased through platform or app. Packs cannot be purchased through USSD or self-care

If I browse the sites of by writing the URL in the address bar in the browser, will it be free?

• No, the sites of are only free when subscriber browse on them through platform or app

Video browsing through

• Videos are not available through On Facebook and Messenger, video upload will not be charged, but download (or watching) is chargeable, however you can purchase internet pack to access video.

Video browsing through

How will I know that the pack has been activated?

You will receive a confirmation SMS once the pack has been activated.

How can I check the data balance?

You can check data balance by dialing *8444*88#.

Will the packs work in 3G & 2G both?

Yes, they will.

Can I activate more than 1 Data pack?

Yes, you can activate more than one data pack. However you can have a maximum of 5 data packs at any one time.
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