So there have been many questions coming through our social media about what exactly Econet Zero is about. For some reason, either people can’t believe the deal, or we just didn’t put it in quick point format form. So instead of us just dishing it out, we sent the question to Econet so they could say it in their own words. Here you are:
Q: What is Econet Zero?
A: Brought to you by Econet Broadband and EcoSchool, Econet Zero offers FREE internet access to world-class education content for all Econet Broadband users in Zimbabwe. As a Mobile Network Operator, Econet is in a strategic position to influence the education sector through its operational efficiencies in providing unparalleled access to information. The objective of the program is to reduce barriers to accessing free knowledge enabling learning anywhere, anytime!
Q: Is Econet Zero available to all Econet subscribers?
A: Yes! All Econet broadband subscribers can now benefit from the offerings, with content ranging from music instruction, math, programming, and lectures from leading institutions such as Yale, MIT, and UC Berkeley. Start learning today!
Q: Is Econet Zero a promotion with a start and end date period?
A: We will evaluate the performance of Econet Zero, but for now, there are no limitations set forth. You do, however, need to be an Econet broadband subscriber.
Q: Is the service already active?
A: Yes! Visit the list of approved sites today and begin a path of learning with no data charges. As stated before, “Free Education At Last!”
Q: Do subscribers need to go through some form of registration to gain access?
A: No! Simply start browsing the approves list of zero-rated sites.
Q: Can we have the full list of the Zero rated websites.
A: Please find attached. [below]
Q: Is YouTube really Zero rated as stated on the Econet School website.
A: No. Please refer to the attached for a full list of the zero-rated sites.
The free sites:
MOOCS & Online Courses:
- Ipl.org/ – Internet Public Library