Under the partnership, two dedicated DTH channels – Vedantu Masterclasses – will be available to Airtel Digital TV customers
Airtel Digital TV, the DTH arm of Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), and online learning platform Vedantu today announced an innovative partnership to make quality education accessible to students across India by leveraging the deep reach of Airtel.
Under the partnership, two dedicated DTH channels – Vedantu Masterclasses – will be available exclusively to 17 Mn Airtel Digital TV customers at the highly affordable price of Rs. 4 per day. The channels will cater to students from Classes 6 to 10 and Classes 11 to 12 respectively and will cover Maths and Science. The learning will be delivered by best-in-class faculty including graduates from IIT and AIIMS with proven track record in teaching. The medium of teaching will be a mix of English and Hindi with plans underway to add regional language content, where possible.
Commenting on the partnership, Sunil Taldar, CEO & Director – DTH Business, Bharti Airtel, said: “We are delighted to partner with Vedantu to democratise high-quality education by making it highly affordable and accessible through the home TV. The TV screen is evolving beyond entertainment to becoming a hub for interactive education and learning that can be delivered in a safe and affordable manner, especially in these unprecedented times. We are confident that this service will be well received by students and parents and education on TV will become a permanent feature, which will benefit millions of students.”