SLT-MOBITEL, the National ICT, Telecommunications and Mobile Services Provider has teamed up with DP Education, to launch ‘Videsa DP Education’, a dedicated educational channel on SLTMobitel–PEOTV, ensuring school children from Grade Five to Advanced Level have access to a high-quality learning experience with Rewind TV.
The revolutionary services of SLTMobitel-PEOTV includes ‘Videsa’ a series of educational channels hosted on the platform, that comprise of 06 TV channels dedicated to individual grades covering grades 06 to 11, that enhance the knowledge sharing with curriculum-centered lessons from a panel of reputed teachers.
DP Education, a unique online learning platform leverages digital solutions to deliver quality education to empower students. In, Videsa and DP Education, enrich the educational arena further with the ‘Videsa DP Education’ channel (CH.215), a dedicated television space for the students at home.
This path-breaking partnership is a commitment by SLTMobitel–PEOTV to support the education of children, whose options are limited due to the challenges convergence posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative will use the home TV screen and mobile devices as a ubiquitous medium to impart knowledge providing access to quality education for students across the country.
Commenting on the initiative, Rohan Fernando, Group Chairman, SLT said, “We understand that parents are now faced with the challenge of keeping their children safe during the pandemic as well as having to deal with the ongoing disturbances to their children’s education. As a solution to ensure that their learning remains uninterrupted, we have already introduced six different channels for Grade 6 to Grade 11 students through our Videsa digital platform. Our latest initiative and partnership with DP Education has now enabled us to launch a dedicated channel with unique learning experiences in key subjects such as Mathematics, Science and English for students from Grade 5 to Advanced Level with the Rewind TV facility. We are appreciative of the exceptional efforts extended by Mr. Dammika Perera and his team at DP Education and are grateful for the opportunity to connect the two learning platforms together in unison to create a revolutionary learning experience for our children”.
The new ‘Videsa DP Education’ dedicated channel available on channel number 215, will benefit millions of students in the country on SLTMobitel-PEOTV. The dedicated channel will also feature lessons based on the local educational curriculum in Sinhala, Tamil and English, to customers connected on SLTMobitel-PEOTV and PEOTVGO App.
“Currently, there are 700,000 students affiliated with DP Education and among them are children who use PEOTV and the PEOTVGO App for their education. As our social responsibility to support our nation’s children, we have partnered with SLT-MOBITEL to provide free lessons conducted by DP Education from Grade 5 to Grade 12 for subjects such as English, Science and Mathematics. I am thankful to the Chairman and staff of SLT-MOBITEL who have joined DP Education to uplift the education of our children. It is indeed fulfilling to note that both our organisations are truly committed towards this initiative and I hope our children will take advantage of this opportunity to focus on learning. Our goal at DP Education is to serve over 1.5 million students and collaborating with SLT-MOBITEL provides great impetus and strength towards this journey” stated renowned business personality Dhammika Perera, the Founder of DP Education, elaborating on the partnership.
Customers outside the PEOTV network can enjoy this channel and its benefits via the PEOTVGO dedicated App that provides mobility and accessibility to PEOTV content at anytime and anywhere. Users can access the channel via PEOTVGO (Mobile App) through multiple devices such as TV, Smart Phone, Tablet and Laptop.
SLTMobitel-PEOTV is the pioneering Internet Protocol Television service provider that extends its reach across the country, as one of the most sought-after products among customers. Reaching over 500,000 households, PEOTV differentiates its offering in the market by introducing Rewind TV, Picture-in-Picture, Video on Demand, Music on Demand, Education on Demand and many other TV applications for the first time in Sri Lanka.
Customers can watch over 140 TV channels with a selection of HD content and an on demand library that offers a large variety of local and international content. Supporting smart learning and education, SLTMobitel-PEOTV also features, an EOD (Education On Demand) feature, offering students the convenience of following important lessons at any time. The platform also offers dedicated educational channels that are extended free of charge to all its customers to further strengthen the educational experience of students across the island.