MTN launches Kuulpeeps at KNUST
Kumasi, March 4, GNA - The MTN Ghana in partnership with the Echo Ghana House, on Friday launched an interactive website dubbed: 'Kuulpeeps' at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi.
Kuulpeeps is a system that provides an opportunity for university students to leverage the internet for improved academic performance and networking opportunities.
The Kuulpeeps portal can be accessed at www.kuulpeeps.com and offers students interesting and interactive services on four mini websites, which include online magazine known as Echo Magazine, Rave locator, which are mostly about people and places on campus.
The rest are online shop where students can advertise and purchase items and an academic and career segment where intra faculty information may be conveniently accessed by students.
Miss Beryl Agyemang, Director, Echo House Ghana Limited, said the device was put up to serve as a one-stop shop for academic information career development, entertainment, fashion and other commercial activities at no extra cost to students.
She said it would also provide useful resources on jobs and everything else that equips students for an awesome career after school.
The Director announced that Kuulpeeps would be extended to cover all students in tertiary institutions.
Mr Bukari Basantale, General Manager of the Northern Business District of MTN Ghana, described Kuulpeeps as an innovative site for students to access relevant information to enable them be abreast with news.
The General Manager added that the organization would continue to partner with institutions to invest in educational programmes.
Mr Basantale appealed to students to embrace Kuulpeeps and use it in their activities.
The device launched first at the University of Ghana, Legon, would also be soon launched at the Cape Cost University and other tertiary institutions.