MTN Ghana, as part of its Y’ello Hope program to support government efforts to mitigate the impacts of COVID 19, is providing free internet connectivity to more than 100 educational sites for students in private and public schools across the country .
The package, which aims to promote online learning, will allow students and teachers to connect to more than 100 educational sites for free access to information.
More than 15 higher education institutions have access to 62 websites while high schools and elementary schools benefit from around 38 websites. In total, this package supports a total of over 245,134 clients, consuming over 3,493 GB of data per day for educational purposes.
Some of the beneficiary universities are:
University of Ghana: https://itsapp.ug.edu.gh, https://ienabler.ug.edu.gh/, https://sakai.ug.edu.gh; https://media.ug.edu.gh, https://www.ug.edu.gh; https: //sts.ug.edu.ghhttps: //admission.ug.edu.gh; https://apply.ug.edu.gh, https://ezproxy.ug.edu., gh /; https: //library.ug.edu.gh, http://balme.ug.edu.gh; http://ugspace.ug.edu.gh, http://libguides.ug.edu.gh/
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology,
vclass.knust.edu.gh; review.knust.edu.ghquiz.knust.edu.gh; test.knust.edu.gh, exams.knust.edu.gh, Dspace.knust.edu.gh, Elearning.knust.edu.gh, teal.knust.edu.gh, nptel.knust.edu.gh, applications. knust.edu.gh, webapps.knust.edu.gh, library.knust.edu.ghcatalog.knust.edu.gh, libcat.knust.edu.gh, ir.knust.edu.gh, student.knust.edu. gh, nyansapo.knust.edu.gh, ocl.knust.edu.gh, Vclass.nims.edu.gh elearning address block 1
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Higher Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA): https://ienabler.gimpa.edu.gh/pls/prodi41/w99pkg.mi_main_menuhttps://ienabler.gimpa.edu.gh/pls/prodi41/w99pkg.mi_loginHttps:app.gimpa.edu.gh/integrator/faces/ login.jsf, https: //lms.gimpa.edu.ghhttps: //www.gimpa.edu.gh, https: //www.gimpa.edu.gh,https: //apply.gimpa.edu.ghhttps: //apply.gimpa.edu.gh
University of Development Studies: https://elearning.uds.edu.gh
University of Professional Studies: https://join.upsavirtual.site/, https://www.upsa.edu.gh
University of Education, Winneba: moodle.uew.edu.gh
Central University, https://vcampus.central.edu.gh
Valley View University: vvu.edu.gh: learning.vvu.edu.gh, bbb.vvu.edu.gh
Technical University of Accra: https://myatu.net, https://icampus.atu.edu.gh
Christian University College: moodle.csuc.edu.gh
Garden City University: gcuc.edu.gh
University of Energy and Natural Resources: https://elearning.uenr.edu.gh
University of Blue Crest: https: //moodle.bluecrest.edu.gh; https: //openlabs.wiziqxt.com
To minimize the spread of COVID-19, the government of Ghana closed universities, high schools and basic schools from March 16, 2020 until further notice.
The Ministry of Education, in collaboration with the Ministry of Communication, has been tasked with rolling out distance education programs.
In an effort to support the efforts, MTN has offered to support by providing free online educational sites to facilitate online learning while students are at home.
MTN Ghana Marketing Director Noel Kojo-Ganson said: “Our customers are very important to us and even more so in these difficult times.
We need to show our customers that we care about their well-being. We believe that the zero rating of over 100 online educational sites will be a great relief for our clients and their children and other dependents. MTN will continue to explore other opportunities to make life much brighter, even in these difficult times ”.
In addition to educational sites, MTN has also zeroed the websites of some government agencies to allow customers to read and access information about COVID 19 for free. Some of the zero-rated websites are the Health Services website of the. Ghana, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Information, Ministry of Communications and Ministry of Education.
As part of the company’s Y’ello Care program to support COVID 19 efforts, MTN Ghana Foundation donated five million Ghanaian cedis (GHS 5 million) for the purchase of medical supplies , including personal protective equipment (PPE), PCR testing. Equipment and other essentials to support frontline medical personnel.
MTN Ghana has already started several communications through various channels such as SMS, social media etc. to provide customers with updates on the Corona virus. Personal hygiene advice on how to deal with the virus was also shared.
MTN has deployed security tips as caller melodies for prepaid and postpaid customers.
MTN MoMo has Bank of Ghana approved incentives to enable clients to adopt MoMo for financial transactions to minimize the risk posed by handling cash.
About MTN Ghana
MTN Ghana is the market leader in the increasingly competitive mobile telecommunications sector in Ghana, offering subscribers a range of attractive options under Pay Monthly and Pay As You Go services and mobile financial services.
The company is committed to providing reliable and innovative services that deliver value to subscribers in Ghana’s telecommunications market. Since entering Ghana in 2006, MTN has continuously invested in the expansion and modernization of its network in order to provide superior service to a wide area of the country.