Ooredoo has announced that it will increase the bandwidth allowance for free for all of Qatar’s school and university customers for the rest of the 2020 term, to foster e-learning during the Covid-19 outbreak.
All of Ooredoo’s educational customers can now receive free bandwidth upgrade until June. As a result, educators, students and researchers can find continued access to e-learning without any disruption, the company has said in a statement.
Educational customers will need to contact their account managers or 800 8000 to request for the free bandwidth upgrade.
Sabah Rabiah al-Kuwari, PR director at Ooredoo, said: “In line with our commitment to enriching people’s digital lives, in this time of need, we are increasing, for free, the bandwidth allowance for all of our educational customers. As a result, educators will be able to offer more online courses, students will be able to collaborate with one another using mobile devices, and researchers can remotely access leading journals.”
This announcement is in line with Ooredoo’s digital transformation partnership with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education. Ooredoo is connecting teachers, students, parents and educational leaders to unlock unique learning opportunities and enhance student performance.
Al-Kuwari added, “While schools and universities may be physically closed, connected education opens up a wide range of opportunities to continue learning as usual using the power of connectivity. Our ultrafast Ooredoo Supernet provides the foundation for connected learning that can continue to foster new levels of learning experiences even after Covid-19.”
Ooredoo is a leading enabler of digital business innovation in the region.
“Business customers can leverage the Ooredoo Advantage, making Ooredoo ‘Best for Business’, thanks to its breadth and depth of talent, best fixed and mobile networks, broadest portfolio of ICT services and solutions, and for being a trusted partner for 60 years,” the statement notes.

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