SKY Cable Corporation’s newest directto-home (DTH) satellite TV service.Schools in far-flung areas of Zambales and Bataan can now access the vast learning content available in Knowledge Channel through the donation of SKYdirect kits,
Knowledge Channel Foundation Inc. (KCFI) and SKY officially turned over the SKYdirect kits in a ceremony held at Gugo Elementary School in Samal, Bataan. At the turnover were KCFI president and executive director Rina Lopez-Bautista, SKY Pay TV head Claudia Suarez, students, school officials and Department of Education representatives.
“Filipino students nationwide deserve access to the modernized learning materials of Knowledge Channel to help them achieve their full potential. Now, students in our chosen schools can harness their learning although they are located in very remote areas in Zambales and Bataan because of SKYdirect,” Suarez said.
Suarez added that SKYdirect and KCh have been working together to identify public schools in Luzon that need access to KCh’s curriculum-based educational programs.
Meanwhile, Lopez-Bautista explained that the public schools they have chosen in Zambales and Bataan were resource-strapped and low-performing schools located in areas that couldn’t be reached by cable signal transmission.
“Knowledge Channel’s mission is to become available to public schools nationwide. With our collaboration with SKYdirect, we are now able to reach more students even in isolated areas since Knowledge Channel is part of SKYdirect’s channel lineup,” Lopez-Bautista noted.
KCh is now accessible in both cable (SKYcable) and satellite (SKYdirect) platforms.
SKY employee volunteers will install the SKYdirect kits in the public schools initially in Bataan and Zambales, and soon in public schools in Bulacan and Pangasinan. SKY is also planning to donate more SKYdirect kits to several schools in South Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao in partnership with KCh.
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