Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)- Warid Telecom is offering Zem prepaid connection at BDT 99 with BDT 50 welcome talk-time.

All new Zem subscribers would also enjoy a 20 per cent special bonus talk-time for recharging their account first time after purchase of the connection. The bonus talk-time can be used for making calls to other operators, according to a press statement.

Moreover, the subscribers will be allowed to add five numbers of any local mobile operator as ‘FnF’ to enjoy reduced call rate to talk with friends and family members.

New Zem prepaid connections are available at all business centres, franchisees, corporate sales points and designated sales points of Warid Telecom.

The company said that they are offering the most attractive price for prepaid connection in order to keep it affordable for general customers.

Warid Telecom, a subsidiary of UAE-based Abu Dhabi Group, launched its commercial operation in Bangladesh on May 10, 2007 as the sixth mobile phone operator. Within one year, the company became fourth largest operator by acquiring nearly 3.5 million subscribers through spreading its network to all the 64 districts.

BBN/SI.SS/AD-22September08-8:51 PM (BST)