South African College Students to Access Schools’ Online Content Free of Charge Thanks to MTN

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South African telecommunications company, MTN is offering university students access their respective school’s online curriculum without incurring data costs. This would help the students keep up with announcements and other useful online materials from their school.

Currently, students from the University of Cape Town (UCT) and University of Pretoria will benefit from this initiative. The Telecoms company has appealed to other institutions of higher learning to tap into this initiative by providing their URL addresses so their students could benefit from the initiative

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Mteto Nyati, Chief Executive Officer, MTN South Africa

Mteto Nyati  in statement said;

“As a responsible corrporate citizen, MTN took the decision to provide free access to online educational content in order to complement existing classroom training, leverage the benefits of online training and assist the students and academic institutions to salvage the 2016 academic year. As MTN, we are mindful of the backlog that students and academic institutions are facing, and we believe that this gesture will help to maintain continuity and expedite access to much-needed educational content.”

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Frederick Damasus is a tech enthusiast and blogger who has a passion for creativity and innovation. He is a self-taught graphic designer and currently delving into web design and development. He loves photography and volunteers his spare time to inspire children in orphanages through dance. He is a trained Petroleum Engineer but found himself in the AID/Development sector. He currently serves as the M&E/ICT Manager at the Center for Creative Development Strategies, an NGO based in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.

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