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Breaking Down the Borders of Education

03 Apr 2017 | Jonathan Moore

Tagged: Digital Connections, Possibilities, People, Technology,

 

We take our mobile devices for granted. Always on. Always connected. NGO Télécoms Sans Frontières, with support of AT&T Foundation and AT&T, is using this technology to deliver education to young refugees in Syria.

NGO Télécoms Sans Frontières, with support of AT&T Foundation and AT&T, is using this technology to deliver education to young refugees in Syria.

 

Because when trouble strikes, connectivity can be tricky. And it’s not just natural disasters. For some, their homes, neighborhoods or entire cities may be a war zone – weeks, months or years of conflict reducing the local infrastructure to piles of smoking rubble.

 

But staying connected is critical. It’s why Télécoms Sans Frontières (Telecoms Without Borders) (TSF) – the world’s leading emergency telecommunications nonprofit organization – came to be. AT&T is a long-standing corporate supporter of TSF’s work, having first gotten on board in 2002.

 

“I’m very proud of AT&T’s work with TSF, and of their efforts to quickly provide vital connectivity in times of crisis all over the world,” said Eric Loeb, SVP, international external and regulatory affairs.

 

About the Author

Jonathan Moore

EMEA Employee Communications Manager

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Jonathan Moore is employee communications manager for AT&T’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. He joined AT&T in 2015 in the London office, as part of the Business Solutions & International team. His background is in journalism, working in both print and broadcast, including four years as Assistant Editor of the UK’s biggest selling regional daily newspaper. Prior to taking up his role with AT&T Jonathan worked in the oil and gas industry in a variety of communication and CSR roles.

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