Indosat Ooredoo Supports Distance Learning Digital Madrasah Program

Jakarta, 24 September 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating digital adaptation in all sectors of people's lives. The government itself already took another step to reimplement Large-Scale Social Restrictions, which make daily activities carried out online. Digitalization is compulsory nowadays for people to continue their activities. Especially in education sector which is currently implementing Distance Learning (PJJ) by utilizing internet technology.

Indosat Ooredoo, as Indonesia’s leading digital telecommunication is committed to support government initiative on Distance Learning program especially for Madrasah students throughout Indonesia. As a manifestation of this commitment, Indosat Ooredoo collaborates with Ministry of Religion to provide cards containing 30GB free internet quota for Madrasah students throughout Indonesia.

“Indosat Ooredoo continues to deliver on its commitment to help society and communities in facing the COVID19 Pandemic. This time we are working with the Ministry of Religion to help with distance learning needs for Madrasah students. This cooperation agreement covers assistance provided by Indosat Ooredoo in the form of free starter pack which includes 30GB internet package. With this internet quota, Madrasah students throughout Indonesia can use internet anytime and anywhere to access educational sites and portals to support their learning process, "said Chief Business Officer of Indosat Ooredoo, Bayu Hanantasena.

The signing of the collaboration between Indosat Ooredoo and the Ministry of Religion was carried out last week at the Ministry of Religion office, Central Jakarta by the SVP Head of Regional Account & SME Indosat Ooredoo, Fuli Humaeroh and Director of Madrasah Institutional and Student Curriculum, A. Umar.

Indosat Ooredoo is also working with the Ministry of Education and Culture to distribute government subsidies for students and teachers in the form of internet quota every month. Customers can register their current IM3 Ooredoo number to a school or campus to get this distance learning support.