Against the backdrop of a United Nations Human Rights Council passing a non-binding resolution, condemning governments’ intentional disruption of citizen’s access to the internet. The government of Tanzania entered into a first of its kind large scale and broad scope cooperation on ICT project that will see secondary schools provided free internet.
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As part of the agreement, the ministry will identify and provide a list of schools without computer labs to be connected and also guide the implementation of the project while Tigo will sponsor the infrastructural development in schools across the country that will include wiring classrooms and installation of wireless LAN with internet access points.
While signing the memorandum of understanding at the Jangwani Secondary School in the country’s commercial capital Dar es Salaam, Tigo Chief Commercial Officer, Shavkat Berdiev, said, “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 …read more