10th May 2020, Kathmandu
DishHome Pvt Ltd launched its free educational channel for students of grades 4 to 10. The channel was launched as a social contribution to the students to stay home and keep learning during the lockdown.
Ramesh Sapkota, the General Manager of DishHome says that the company has a customer base of 1.5 million. The company wants to contribute to the children of their customers to practice their learning skills.
The free educational channel is a product of collaboration with the Deerwalk software company.
The educational channel is available at DishHome’s channel numbers 114, 115, and 117 from 8 am to 8 pm (12 hours).
The channel has subjects like Nepali, English, Mathematics, and Science. The channel also provides details of subjects, day, and time. DishHome also facilitates recording of classes on Pendrive or external drive to study at their convenient time.
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Additional Services by DishHome
The educational channel is launching to help students utilize their time properly during the lockdown.
The company is offering one month free TV service to customers even if their subscriptions are due for recharge for more than 6 months.
The company informed that all the channels of DishHome will be free to watch from the 21st of Baishakh to the 19th of Jestha. According to Sapkota, about four lakh DishHome customers who have not recharged for a long time will benefit from this.
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Extended Credit Period
The company states that the customers who have completed their recharge period can watch DishHome’s channels on credit. In short, customers get credit for 10 days by calling 9801112233 from their registered mobile number. If the registrar does not have a mobile number, they can get 10 days of credit service by typing ‘credit’ customer ID from any mobile number and sending an SMS to 32500.
If the customer is unable to recharge, they can call at toll-free number 16600122000 or 9801155000. Besides, the services of the company can also be availed by texting on DishHome’s social network Facebook and Viber.
Nepal Government also launched an online platform for students of grades 1 to 10 to utilize their times during lockdown.
To know more about Nepal Government’s e-learning platform Sikai Chautari, click here.