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Vodacom Mpumalanga and Google give away smartphones to people in rural villages

Friday 20 August 2021 | 14:04 CET | News
Vodacom Mpumalanga Region and Google South Africa are giving away Android smartphones at no cost to scores of people in the villages of Mbuzini, Mangweni, Stenborg and Magogeni in Nkomazi. This forms part of their efforts to reduce the digital divide and offer people in deep rural communities in Mpumalanga province access to the internet for the first time. The second phase of this project will entail educating people there about the internet, basic digital skills, how to use a smartphone, data, apps, and platforms such as Vodacom's zero-rated ConnectU platform for educational material, among

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Google / Vodacom South Africa
Countries: South Africa
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