Software Shop Limited (SSL Wireless) started its journey in 1999 as an associated company of one of the biggest garments exporting groups in Bangladesh, Concorde Garments. Since then it has come a long way contributing in the IT education sector, later from the year 2007, it revamped as SSL Wireless and started focusing on the domestic software development and telecommunication VAS business.
Over the last nine years, SSL has been focusing on the development of media and financial services and is at present serving 20+ TV and Online News Channels, 40+ leading private and public banks, and 10+ Insurance Companies of Bangladesh offering application software solutions including Mobile VAS, Mobile Financial Services, Messaging Solutions, Mobile Recharge, Online Payments, Internet Banking VAS and Payments Solutions, Agent Banking Services etc. SSL currently enjoys 80% market share of SMS service provided to the banks and in the corporate sector SSL's share is 50%. We are also serving the government by providing SMS service to the Passport Office , BRTA and DESCO.
With its consistent efforts, SSL has been able to become the LARGEST Merchant Solution Provider serving 900+ merchants across the country through its Internet Payment Gateway Solution called SSLCOMMERZ. Out of the total online transaction in Bangladesh, 80% of those are processed through this gateway.
Since 2009, SSL has been working as the authorized distributor of Symantec Inc, USA, and have been delivering Website Security Solutions to numerous banks, telecom, corporate and e-commerce sites.
SSL Wireless has been working as the local partner of CA Technologies, USA, for more than one year and offering 2FA solutions to the Payment Card Industry of the country. SSL has already signed agreement with 10 prominent banks which included Standard Chartered Bank, BRAC Bank, etc.
In the rise of latest cyber security threats in Bangladesh, SSL Wireless has partnered with AlienVault to bring an unique approach which can help the local organizations, banks and other enterprises to accelerate and simplify threat detection, incident response, and regulatory compliance. AlienVault provides world's most renowned and reputed Unified Security Management (USM) solution.
We have been the pioneer in retailing TV contents showcasing over mobile WAP portals. SSL Wireless has been the first solution provider to offer Airtime Recharge & Bill Payment Service using Internet Banking Service. It was also the first to launch the country's first web based mobile top-up retailing service named www.easy.com.bd that was accepting local VISA, MasterCard and Dutch Bangla Bank cards as payment method. SSL is currently connected with all the Telecom Operators as the largest virtual distributor in Bangladesh.
SSL Wireless has also launched its brand new platform called etunes for addressing the copyright issues of music industry. Through etunes platform, artists can earn his/her deserved revenue by selling of their music through different channels like website, mobile site, app, caller tunes, etc.
The people at SSL are all well aware about their specific duty towards the society and the industry. This advantage along with the precise understanding of the local market lets SSL to serve its customers with the appropriate solutions and services. The following reasons have played a vital role in the rapid growth and expansion of SSL Wireless.
For its outstanding efforts in innovation of new mobile services for Telecom Operators and TV channels, SSL Wireless has received the "Best Innovative Service 2010" Award from GrameenPhone. Its contribution was also recognized by "mBillionth Award South Asia 2011" in the areas of Mobile Banking Services, which was held in New Delhi, India. Its e-commerce service brand "SSLCOMMERZ" was also nominated for excellence in online payment service in the "National Digital Innovation Award South Asia 2011" that was held in Bangladesh.
Our company vision is to accomplish the following:"To become the leading Application Service Provider in the Asia Pacific Region and slowly outgrow that to be the leading player for financial and non-financial value added services delivered through a competent team with a continual focus on innovation & diversity."
Being one of the leading mobile based Value Added Service providers in Bangladesh, SSL Wireless believes in offering the most appropriate service and solutions specially tailored to the customers' needs. With our business integrity, intelligence and expertise, we aim to reach the hands of millions of users regardless of their locations and needs.At SSL, our mission is:
Trust, Quality, Commitment, Security and Support
For its outstanding efforts in innovation of new mobile services for Telecom Operators and TV channels, SSL Wireless has received the "Best Innovative Service 2010" Award from Grameenphone. It has received recognition certificate for the 1st Mobile Banking Service in Bangladesh in the "mBillionth Award South Asia 2011" held in New Delhi, India. It has also received recognition certificate for SSLCOMMERZ, the 1st Online Payment Gateway in Bangladesh in the National Digital Innovation Award South Asia 2011 held in Bangladesh.
1999: Opened ICT Education & Training Centers all over Dhaka city. 2006: Started R&D and began working with telecom operators in different VAS projects. 2007: Established as a VAS provider for Telecom Operators and TV/Media channels. 2008: Launched VAS for Mobile Financial Services through SMS and Shortcode based messaging FIRST-TIME in Bangladesh. Introduced the Masked (or Braded) SMS to banks and other corporate for the FIRST-TIME in Bangladesh. 2009: Started creating Enterprise Solutions with UNIQUE business propositions, Brought the world's NUMBER ONE Digital Security service provider- VeriSign Inc. (now acquired by Symantec Inc.) to Bangladesh. 2010: Became the LARGEST Banking & Media Service Aggregator; Launched the FIRST Merchant Payment Gateway- SSLCOMMERZ (link to sslcommerz.com) in Bangladesh. 2011: Recognized as PIONEERS of Mobile Messaging, VAS and E-Commerce services in Bangladesh. 2012: Launched the FIRST Online Airtime Recharge service through easy.com.bd, FIRST Travel Solution through Travo.co and FIRST Sales Automation services through FieldEz platform. 2013: PIONEERED Instant and Online Airtime Recharge service for banks through VIRTUAL RECHARGE platform, BECAME the largest acquirer of MERCHANTS and PAYMENT CHANNELS in E-Commerce sector. 2014: Launched the FIRST digital music selling store through etunes.com.bd (link to website). Brought the world's NUMBER ONE 2FA Service Provider- CA Technologies Inc. to Bangladesh. Started working with Utility companies to connect utility bill payment service to different banks' online channels. 2015: Received the Payment Systems Operator (PSO) license by Bangladesh Bank. Launched an E-Commerce awareness campaign in easy.com.bd jointly with Visa, the world's number one payment service provider. Connected 3 prominent utility companies (WASA, DESCO, and DPDC) to different banks to provide a centralized utility bill payment solution to the customers of banks through different channels like Over-The-Counter, Internet Banking, SMS Banking, etc. 2016: Partnered with the world's renowned and visionary security solution provider AlienVault to offer security services platform to local companies in Bangladesh.
Ashish Chakraborty is the most versatile individual in the team who comes up with ideas on how to innovate and excel as a result of his experience gathered through his long and illustrious career. He is indeed a dynamic personality and an excellent motivator and the go to guy in the truest sense. He was a former employee of NAVANA GROUP. Now he is performing here at SSL Wireless as COO .
Shahzada Redwan is a technology enthusiast, forward thinker and charming person as a team mate. He can comfortably lead a technology project in cool head. He has been involved in many cutting-edge and innovative projects bringing a completely new dimension to "SSL Wireless". He started his career as Programmer at SSL nine year back and through his performance, loyalty and dedication, he gradually climbed up the corporate ladder to becoming first-ever CTO of SSL.