×
Enjoying ad-free content?
Since July 1, 2024, we have disabled all ads to improve your reading experience.
This commitment costs us $10,000 a month. Your support can help us fill the gap.
Support us
Our journalism is banned in Russia. We need your help to keep providing you with the truth.

Universal Wi-Fi in Moscow Schools by March

All Moscow schools will be equipped with wireless Internet by the end of February, City Hall said in a statement Monday.

"Wi-Fi gives teachers and pupils additional freedom and possibilities for using electronic educational resources," Alexander Gorbatko, deputy head of the city's Information Technology Department was quoted in the statement as saying.

MGTS, which has provided telecommunications to city schools since 2011, will organize and service the networks. As part of its service, it will filter out inappropriate content.

All schools currently enjoy high-speed Internet access of 10 megabits per second and faster, and Gorbatko said the city has made "serious investments" in upgrading school computers. Schools have been furnished with laptops, which can be used in any class and in academic subjects as varied as geography and foreign languages.

Related articles:

… we have a small favor to ask. As you may have heard, The Moscow Times, an independent news source for over 30 years, has been unjustly branded as a "foreign agent" by the Russian government. This blatant attempt to silence our voice is a direct assault on the integrity of journalism and the values we hold dear.

We, the journalists of The Moscow Times, refuse to be silenced. Our commitment to providing accurate and unbiased reporting on Russia remains unshaken. But we need your help to continue our critical mission.

Your support, no matter how small, makes a world of difference. If you can, please support us monthly starting from just $2. It's quick to set up, and you can be confident that you're making a significant impact every month by supporting open, independent journalism. Thank you.

Once
Monthly
Annual
Continue
paiment methods
Not ready to support today?
Remind me later.

Read more