Both companies partnered both the South African Department of Basic Education and the Nelson Mandela Foundation in providing this facility which is aimed at improving literacy in the country, Techmoran reports.
“Huawei has been continuously partnering with Vodacom to provide ubiquitous telecom network services to build a better connected world,” says Yu Jiangtao, Huawei Vice President of East and Southern Africa Region. “We share much appreciation to our valued partners for the collaborated efforts to improve educational platforms in South Africa.”
The e-Library programme hosted on Huawei tablets at the 61 Vodacom ICT resource centres across the country. The tablets come pre-loaded with e-book contents that include African literature, history, fiction and entrepreneurship and the books are available in eleven different languages.