Motorola Wireless Broadband Keystone for South Africa's E-Skills Initiative

Date Added: Jun 2009
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Located in South Africa's Gauteng province, Ekurhuleni East College for Further Education and Training (EEC) is the result of a merger between five technical colleges that serve underprivileged communities in township areas. The challenge was to disparate Networks Impede Communication between Campuses. Motorola's Point-to-Point wireless broadband infrastructure has been deployed between Ekurhuleni East College and its five campuses, creating a centralised network that enables the institution to share resources and reduce communication costs. Delivering high-bandwidth data, VoIP and video conferencing, the network provides a cost-effective e-learning platform to address the lack of specialised lecturers in the education sector.