Telenor Pakistan partners with Facebook to hunt for next ‘internet champion’

Internet Champion includes a nationwide competition for school children and a reality show on national TV this year


Press Release February 25, 2017
Internet Champion includes a nationwide competition for school children and a reality show on national TV this year. PHOTO: REUTERS

KARACHI: Telenor Pakistan and Facebook have launched the second installment of their knowledge-based initiative, Internet Champion - iChamp, which includes a nationwide competition for school children and a reality show on national TV this year.

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The launch ceremony, held at a private school in Rawalpindi, was attended by the top management of Telenor Pakistan and Facebook.

iChamp 2017’s goal is to touch secondary schools on a mass scale across Pakistan to educate youth on the benefits and safe use of internet.

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The programme will be supported by Facebook’s Free Basics project that provides free access to dozens of fun and learning websites.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 25th, 2017.

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