Tigo partners Tanzanian Government to provide schools Internet connectivity

Tigo, Tanzania’s digital lifestyle telecom operator, has announced a partnership with the Tanzanian Government to provide secondary schools Internet connectivity.

The partnership will see Tigo rollout Internet access points in the country’s secondary schools to complement the e-Schools Project for a period of 2 years.

Also, the telco will wire and install wireless LAN in the classrooms.

“We are grateful to the government for accepting to partner with Tigo in this very important initiative aiming at supporting the government vision of ensuring that all mankind benefit from the access and use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in various discipline to improve their social and economic situations,” said Shavkat Berdiev, Tigo Chief Commercial Officer.

The list of schools to benefit from the partnership will be provided by the Government, who will also guide the implementation of the project.

The e-Schools’ Project is one of Tigo’s strategic social investment projects.

To date, it has been able to connect 31 public secondary schools in Tanzania with Internet with plan to connect 50 more before the year runs out.

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