Starting from this week, Nigeria varsities are to enjoy free WI-Fi on campus.
An organization called Surfwella, will make available a free Wi-Fi facility to Nigerian universities, to give a boost to youth educational empowerment and tertiary educational institutions in the country.
The disclosure came from the Chief Marketing Officer, Surfwella, Olusola Bankole, on Sunday that the organization would make available the free Wi-Fi in all university campuses in the country.
Surfwella is a Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR initiative of an indigenous 4G operator, Cyberspace Network Limited, and a platform for social and cognitive computing.
According to Bankola Olusola “The University of Abuja will be the first beneficiary, with the service scheduled for launch on the institution’s campus this week Wednesday.”
“The usage is totally free. No payment, no subscription, no data purchase, and no need for modems. It is free Internet in the most useable form on the Wi-Fi,” he said.
“The Lagos State University will be next, followed in quick succession by the College of Agric, Lafiaji, and the University of Lagos.”
“It is our own form of Corporate Social Responsibility. It is all about empowering the students to be globally competitive, and access to free Internet is the best way to empower the budding oncoming Generation-Z.
“The whole idea of this project is to ensure that future graduates from universities across the country will compete with their contemporaries from other countries of the globe. More so, the surest way to be an entrepreneur is to acquiring Information and Communications Technology skills.”
The firm is unveiling the service at the University of Abuja and other institutions, it is still building and adding more features on the Internet infrastructure and that Surfwella was doing this as a way to give back to the society.
Organisation were urged to emulate Surfwella and start implementing their Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR.