Google supports Nigeria universities' internet access

Wednesday 30 November 2011 | 12:53 CET | News
Google is partnering with Nigerian universities to remove internet access barriers and to equip them with free communication tools through the Google Apps Supporting Programmes (GASP). GASP aims to increase internet usage in universities across Africa, through the provision of Internet bandwidth, infrastructure grants, technical consulting and the Google Apps for Education deployment support and training. So far, Google Apps for Education is available to hundreds of thousands of students and university staff at over 20 African universities, including University of Benin, University of

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Google
Countries: Nigeria
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