SLTMobitel – PEOTV and DP Education initiate ‘Videsa DP Education’


Dedicated channel (CH.215) offers 48 hours of Rewind TV

SLT-MOBITEL, has teamed up with DP Education, to launch ‘Videsa DP Education’, a dedicated educational channel on CH.215 of SLTMobitel – PEOTV, ensuring school children from Grade Five to Advanced Level have access to a high-quality learning experience with Rewind TV. 

SLTMobitel-PEOTV and DP Education launch 'Videsa DP Education' – The Island

The revolutionary services of SLTMobitel – PEOTV includes ‘Videsa’, a series of educational channels hosted on the platform that comprises of six TV channels dedicated to individual grades covering grades six to 11 that enhances the knowledge sharing with curriculum-centered lessons from a panel of reputed teachers. DP Education, a unique online learning platform, leverages digital solutions to deliver quality education to empower students. 

Together, Videsa and DP Education, enrich the educational arena further with the ‘Videsa DP Education’ channel, a dedicated television space for the students at home.

This path-breaking partnership is a commitment by SLTMobitel – PEOTV to support the education of children whose options are limited due to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative will use the home TV screen and mobile devices as a ubiquitous medium to impart knowledge, providing access to quality education for students across the country.

SLT Group Chairman Rohan Fernando said: “We understand that parents are now faced with the challenge of keeping their children safe during the pandemic as well as having to deal with the ongoing disturbances to their children’s education. As a solution to ensure that their learning remains uninterrupted, we have already introduced six different channels for Grade six to Grade 11 students through our ‘Videsa’ digital platform.” 

“Our latest initiative and partnership with DP Education has now enabled us to launch a dedicated channel with unique learning experiences in key subjects such as Mathematics, Science and English for students from Grade five to Advanced Level with the Rewind TV facility. We are appreciative of the exceptional efforts extended by Dammika Perera and his team at DP Education and are grateful for the opportunity to connect the two learning platforms together in unison to create a revolutionary learning experience for our children,” Fernando added.

The new ‘Videsa DP Education’ dedicated channel available on channel number 215, will benefit millions of students in the country on SLTMobitel – PEOTV. The dedicated channel will also feature lessons based on the local educational curriculum in Sinhala, Tamil and English to customers connected on SLTMobitel – PEOTV and PEOTVGO App.

DP Education Founder Dhammika Perera said: “Currently, there are 700,000 students affiliated with DP Education and among them are children who use PEOTV and the PEOTVGO App for their education. As our social responsibility to support our nation’s children, we have partnered with SLT-MOBITEL to provide free lessons conducted by DP Education from Grade five to Grade 12 for subjects such as English, Science and Mathematics. 

“I am thankful to the Chairman and staff of SLT-MOBITEL who have joined DP Education to uplift the education of our children. It is indeed fulfilling to note that both our organisations are truly committed towards this initiative and I hope our children will take advantage of this opportunity to focus on learning. Our goal at DP Education is to serve over 1.5 million students and collaborating with SLT-MOBITEL provides great impetus and strength towards this journey.” 

Customers outside the PEOTV network can enjoy this channel and its benefits via the PEOTVGO dedicated App that provides mobility and accessibility to PEOTV content at anytime and anywhere. Users can access the channel via PEOTVGO (Mobile App) through multiple devices such as TV, smart phone, tablet and laptop.

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