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Barbados: FLOW BARBADOS ZERO-RATES MORE THAN FIFTY WEBSITES

Flow Barbados has zero rated more than 50 websites to facilitate online schooling for students at primary, secondary and tertiary level institutions.

Senior Manager of Communications, Marilyn Sealy, said that the company worked tirelessly in the last week to ensure that no student is left behind in accessing their educational portals.

“We are happy that once the lists of websites were submitted to us from the Ministry of Education, University of the West Indies and the Barbados Community College, we were able to work with our teams to ensure access to many of the more critical websites. Flow remains committed to Barbados and the community and this is another initiative to demonstrate how we seek to keep the country connected,” she said.

This zero rating also facilitated hundreds of university students to sit end of year and degree awarding examinations from the comfort of their homes. This, for the first time in the history of higher education in Barbados.

“Flow continues to support education at all levels and even more so during these challenging times, we want to ensure that no student is disadvantaged. We are also offering unconnected students a digital relief plan that includes dedicated high-speed internet with 60MBps,” Sealy said.

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