MTN gives customers new way to learn with DW



Accra, Oct. 10, GNA – MTN Ghana Limited, subscribers can now learn while on the go with Deutsche Welle’s (DW) Learning by Ear.

   The innovative programme is now on the MTN Radio platform and available for just 1 Pesewa per minute by dialing 1303.

   A statement issued in Accra on Tuesday indicated that the company has teamed up with (DW) to provide its subscribers an easy way to learn about the most important topics shaping Africa today.

   It said DW’s series ‘Learning by Ear’ was now available on-demand for MTN subscribers through the MTN Radio platform, giving MTN customers a new means of accessing news, analysis and education.

    The statement said MTN Ghana customers could now access individual episodes from ‘Learning by Ear’ by dialing 1303 from their mobile phone and following the instructions. The audio content is available at a set price of 1 Ghana pesewa per minute.

   “Along with this innovative series, customers can also tune in to the political radio programme Africa Link on their mobiles. It is one of DW’s latest high-lights for the region and will also be included in the lineup,” it noted.

   The programme was targeted at teenagers and young adults and provides information on important topics including HIV, human rights, democracy and the environment with an exciting mix of stories and features.

    It said the programme was broadcasted as part of the programme lineup for Africa in English and Hausa, and is being rebroadcast by more than 25 partner stations in Ghana.

    The company launched the MTN Radio Service in September 2011, which allows customers to enjoy a wide range of audio content including music, joke and educational materials on their phones.

     DW is Germany’s international broadcaster.


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