ArmInfo. Residents of Amasia and Alaverdi, who participated in the project of Rostelecom Armenia "ABC of the Internet" for middle-aged and older people (50+), received certificates of completion of the training course. As the press service of the company told ArmInfo, the courses were held in the framework of cooperation with the World Vision Armenia Foundation with the participation of young volunteers.
According to the source, the courses were held in the computer room of the NGO "Mission Armenia" and the libraries of Amasia. Among the participants there were teachers, engineers, representatives of medical personnel and other specialists. "Taking into account the number of those who wish and the high demand that has been formed, the courses will continue for the new groups in Amasia and Alaverdi," the company said in an official statement.
Rostelecom's project "The ABC of the Internet", implemented in Armenia since 2015, is aimed at helping middle-aged and older people develop computer and Internet skills. The total duration of the course is 12 hours, the maximum number of participants is 10.
OJSC ROSTELECOM (www.rostelecom.ru) is one of the largest telecommunications companies of national scale in Russia and Europe, present in all segments of the communications services market. The number of Internet users exceeds 10.9 million, and the pay-TV subscribers - 7.7 million. Russian OJSC ROSTELECOM through its subsidiary in Armenia GNC-ALFA started promotion and retail sales of telecommunications services in Armenia under its brand at the end of 2012. The length of the fiber optic network in Armenia exceeds 3,000 Km, covering 80% of the territory of Armenia.