Telecom giant, Econet Wireless has abandoned the e-Learning bundle facility, which was being utilised by private schools since lockdown, with immediate effect.
“Kindly note that we have ceased the facility of e learning bundles with immediate effect,” read a notice from Econet Tuesday.
Amid sharp rises in other data bundle charges at a time most private institutions turned to online lessons on closure of schools due to Covid-19, Econet introduced a special facility for them in May when the second term would have started.
Under the arrangement, only schools could apply and pay for their students and /or teachers. The schools ought to have at least 50 different mobile numbers to which they were sending the bundle.
There was no maximum number of ‘beneficiaries”.
“Each school pays on behalf of its students/teachers/employees and collects money from parents or SDA’s.