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Orange Spain to supply 36,000 tablets to Madrid schools in EUR 6 mln contract

Wednesday 20 January 2021 | 14:04 CET | News
Orange Spain has been awarded a EUR 6.1 million contract to reduce the digital divide in Madrid by supplying connected tablets to over 36,000 disadvantaged students. Under the terms of the deal with the education ministry of the Madrid regional government, the operator will deliver the equipment to primary school children in vulnerable situations who are unable to follow online classes due to the Covid-19 health emergency.

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Companies: Orange Spain
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