Hathway partners IL&FS Education to launch educational service channel

MUMBAI: Multi-system operator (MSO) Hathway Cable and Datacom has teamed up with with education solutions provider IL&FS Education to launch TVTeacher, an educational service channel catering exclusively to children, youth and home makers.

The channel features a combination of curriculum aligned school content, vocational education and spoken English modules bringing schooling and education round the clock to every home.

As a special promotional offer, the service is available to all Hathway subscribers free till 23 September. Post the offer period, the channel will be available at Rs 30 per month.
The service will be available to Hathway subscribers on channel 463 across the country (channel 403 for Karnataka subscribers).

TVTeacher makes learning easy and fun-filled through 2D/3D animations and real life examples. It helps students grasp difficult concepts, retain information better and improve academic performance. Young Professionals can benefit from it accessing the content on skills across 12+ sectors and on how to start a job, progress in a career or go on to higher levels of vocational education. In addition to these, the channel covers narrator driven English modules for those interested in improving their ability to converse fluently in English by improving their pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary.

Speaking about the programme, IL&FS Education MD RCM Reddy said, “It will revolutionise learning at home by enabling our innovative learning content accessible to children, young adults and home makers at their own comfort and convenience and at an affordable price. Hathway being an ideal platform for this initiative, we are happy to partner with them.”

Hathway believes that the launch of this service will strengthen its value-added services portfolio. It will also help the MSO to create an additional revenue stream.