Microsoft grants 2 million copies of Microsoft Teams to Jordanian schools

The Network Exchange Technology (NEXT) Company, the government’s strategic partner, said Microsoft International will provide two million free copies of the “Microsoft Teams” application for students in the primary education stage for distance education and 10,000 free licenses for the government from the same application to activate work remotely for those who need it at an estimated cost of JD10.5 million.

The company said in a statement that it was ready to provide support and assistance to all ministries, institutions and government and security departments through software packages and procedures to ensure a smooth remote workflow due to the current conditions and major challenges facing the Kingdom as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

The company stressed the importance of coordination with the Education Ministry to facilitate including students, teachers and their schools names and equipping them in the program, in addition to setting and listing names that will use the application in cooperation with the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship and training various government and educational agencies on how to use the application and set it in the correct way.

It emphasized its full readiness to provide technical support around the clock.

Source: Jordan News Agency