16:44 | 23.06.15 | News | 5284

VivaCell-MTS provides free Wi-Fi for 60 institutions

VivaCell-MTS not only invests for the development and sustainability of secondary and higher education, environment, culture and rural regions of Armenia, but also provides support in laying down reliable and permanent communication infrastructure by providing access to free of charge Internet through Wi-Fi zones in the following institutions and during events held on one-time and regular bases:

Cultural institutions and annual events

1.    State Philharmonic Orchestra of Armenia
2.    State Youth Orchestra of Armenia
3.    “Aram Khachaturian” International Music Festival
4.    “Golden Apricot” International Film Festival  

Higher education institutions

1.    Gyumri State Pedagogical University
2.    Russian -Armenian State (Slavonic) University
3.    Armenian State Pedagogical University
4.    Armenian National Agrarian University
5.    Anania Shirakatsi University
6.    American University of Armenia
7.    Yerevan Brusov State University of Languages and Social Sciences
8.    National University of Physical Culture
9.    Gavar State University
10.    Gladzor University
11.    Goris State University
12.    Hrazdan Humanitarian University
13.    Ijevan branch of the Yerevan State University
14.    Yeghegnadzor branch of the Yerevan State University of Economics
15.    Gyumri branch of the Yerevan State University of Economics
16.    Kapan branch of the Yerevan State Engineering University
17.    Institute of Legal Expertise and Psychology
18.    Mkhitar Gosh University
19.    Yerevan branch of the Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics
20.    Movses Khorenatsi University
21.    National Academy of Sciences
22.    Yerevan State Engineering University
23.    Yerevan Branch of St. Petersburg Institute of  International Economic Relations, Economics and Law
24.    Vanadzor State Pedagogical University
25.    Vardenis college
26.    Vardenis State University of Pedagogy

Schools in remote/borderland villages

1.    Nrnadzor
2.    Jiliza
3.    Tsaghkashat
4.    Artavan
5.    Tatev
6.    Mozrov/Gnishik
7.    Halavar (rural administration)

Secondary schools in the regions in frames of COAF’s creativity labs project 

1.    Shenik, Armavir region
2.    Argina, Armavir region
3.    Arteni, Aragatsotn region
4.    Aragatsavan, Aragatsotn region
5.    Lernagog, Armavir region
6.    Qarakert, Armavir region
7.    Myasnikyan, Armavir region                      
8.    Dalarik, Armavir region
9.    Sardarapat, Armavir region
10.    Hatsik, Armavir region
11.    Dsegh, Lori region
12.    Tumanyan, Lori region
13.    Arteni, Aragatsotn region
14.    Getashen, Armavir region

Libraries

Wi-Fi corners were created in all branches of City Central Library after Avetik Isahakyan. 13 3G compatible Wi-Fi routers with “Home Zone Turbo” Internet package were donated to the branches of the library.

Taking into account the efficiency of the program, it was decided to expand the scope of the project. Thus, it is planned to provide Internet access to four more cultural centers in the current year: the Museum of History of Yerevan, the Modern Art Museum of Yerevan, Karen Demirtchyan Museum and the Erebuni Historical and Archeological Museum-Reserve.

Internet provided for the organization of important events

1.    International chess competitions held in Armenia (Jermuk, Tsakhadzor, Dilijan, Elite Plaza center)
2.    Currently Wi-Fi is permanently active in the facility of Chess Academy
3.    Gatherings of Wikimedia Armenia Foundation (Tsitsernak Camp and Aghveran)
4.    Cloud Hackathon [YAN] and Seedstarts Yerevan events held in Vahakni residential community, organized by Microsoft Innovation Center Armenia
5.    Mergelyan Expo Center
6.    Armenian Diaspora Conferences
7.    Bologna Summit of EU member-states’ Ministers
8.    Archery tournament
9.    In Tsitsernakaberd, during the Commemoration events on April 24

Environment 

1.    Yerevan Zoo
2.    Urtsadzor Eco-Training and Research Center of the FPWC

VivaCell-MTS made available free Wi-Fi in Yerevan subway stations from August 2012 till May 2015, in order to provide the passengers of the subway with means of communication and leisure while waiting for the train.