China's Huawei to Plan Projects in Ethiopia to Improve Schools Connectivity


Published Date : Oct 12, 2015

Huawei, China's telecom service provider to aim at spreading educational exchange in schools in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. Huawei, China's telecom remedy provider, recently delivered a new project, 'The Addis Ababa School Net Project' that is aimed to market educational exchanges and resource sharing between schools in the capital of Ethiopia. The project is designed to develop connectivity between 65 education institutes including one university college and 64 secondary schools. The connectivity will be developed through facts and communication technologies (ICT) infrastructure. According to Dilamo Otore, the head of the bureau, the Addis Ababa City Education Bureau has already implemented this project with an investment of more than 240 mn Ethiopian Birr.  

At the time of delivering the project at Menelik II Secondary School in Addis Ababa, Dilamo said that the education program throughout Ethiopia will be supported by ICT technologies. The ICT technologies will assist the students and educators in the schools in the mastering-teaching procedure, stated Dilamo. Zhang Lin, the commercial counselor at the Chinese Embassy in Ethiopia said that China and Ethiopia have constantly maintained a constructive relationship since many years. Through the new project, Chinese providers such as Huawei will help in the development of education system in Ethiopia. The Addis Ababa School Net Project with ICT technologies will use modern day techniques to improve the education system in different regions across Ethiopia. 

Roger Wu, the Vice CEO of Huawei Ethiopia said that the Addis Ababa School Net Project will benefit all schools in Ethiopia. Huawei is planning to extend the ICT technologies to build a long-term cooperation with the Ethiopia schools through the Addis Ababa School Net Project and the Addis Ababa City Education Bureau. By offering improved school connectivity in different regions of Ethiopia, China's education sector is planning to grow one step ahead in coming few years.