0
Mobile & Wireless

MoneyGram, OLPC donate 250 tablets to students in SA

Thursday 31 July 2014 | 18:13 CET | News
The MoneyGram Foundation and the One Laptop Per Child Foundation (OLPC) have donated 250 tablets to students in South Africa's Masibambane Junior Primary School in Orange Farm. The MoneyGram Foundation's grant facilitates the initiation of the OLPC pilot program and provides access to technology to the Masibambane School as a way to support and supplement its existing curriculum. This XO tablet-based program is intended to combat social exclusion and to encourage individual empowerment amongst student users. The XO tablet that the OLPC Masibambane Learning Environment program is centered on

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Countries: South Africa
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Samsung launches Galaxy Tab 4 in South Africa

Published 05 Aug 2014 09:50 CET | South Africa
Samsung said the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 range has become available in South Africa. Only the 7-inch and 10.1-inch devices have been ...

Lenovo launches Yoga tablet 10 HD+ in South Africa

Published 06 Aug 2014 09:15 CET | South Africa
Lenovo has announced the launch of the Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ in South Africa. The multimode Android tablet PC has a battery cylinder ...

Vodacom launches Smart Tab 3G

Published 10 Oct 2014 11:18 CET | South Africa
Vodacom South Africa has introduced its Smart Tab 3G seven-inch touchscreen Android tablet at a prepaid price of ZAR 999. It has ...





6%
of smartphone owners do not use data
Netherlands  |  2016 Q1

Calendar   /   Industry Events

25 Jul TIM Brasil Q2 2016
25 Jul GigPeak Q2 2016
25 Jul Texas Instruments Q2 2016
25 Jul Sprint fiscal Q1
25 Jul Smith Micro Q2 2016
26 Jul Citrix Systems Q2 2016
26 Jul Twitter Q2 2016
26 Jul Knowles Q2 2016
26 Jul Inwit Q2 2016
26 Jul AudioCodes Q2 2016
26 Jul Akamai Technologies Q2 2016
26 Jul Apple fiscal Q3
26 Jul Turk Telekom Q2 2016
26 Jul Juniper Networks Q2 2016
26 Jul Verizon Q2 2016
26 Jul Orange Q2 2016
26 Jul Telecom Italia Q2 2016
26 Jul ICETE 2016
27 Jul KPN Q2 2016
27 Jul Comcast Q2 2016
27 Jul Limelight Networks Q2 2016
27 Jul Infinera Q2 2016
27 Jul Corning Q2 2016
27 Jul Sonus Networks Q2 2016
27 Jul Level 3 Communications Q2 2016
27 Jul Telefonica Brasil Q1 2016
27 Jul T-Mobile US Q2 2016
27 Jul STMicroelectronics Q2 2016
27 Jul ARM Q2 2016
27 Jul Telefonica Deutschland Q2 2016
::: More Calendar Items