Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – AKTEL, a mobile phone operator, has introduced Balance Transfer service for its pre-paid customers.

This service will allow the customers to transfer balance or send request for balance without any hassle. The new service was announced through a press conference in the city recently, The Financial Express (FE), the country’s lone financial daily, reported quoting a press statement.

To transfer balance, a user has to type the amount in a text message body and send an SMS to 1212018XXXXX) = (where 018XXXXX)= is the balance receiver’s number).

To send request, user has to type the request amount in the text message body and send it to 1211018XXXXX) = (where 018XXXXXXXX is the balance sender’s number).

For sending balance request the customer need to have a balance of 58 paisa. For both pre-paid and post-paid clients a minimum transferable amount is Tk 10.

When the customer receives the request for sending balance, he/she just has to reply the SMS with Y to transfer balance or N to reject the request.

A customer can also block a requestor for further request by replying with B.

BBN/SI/Si/AD-14September08-1:09 AM