After extending its Thanks benefits to V-Fiber Broadband users, Airtel has now expanded the benefits of the Airtel Thanks initiative by partnering with Irish and India based global EdTech firm Shaw Academy. With this partnership, Airtel users will now have access to online courseson Shaw Academy for free.
As part of the partnership, Airtel Platinum mobile users will now get one year access to the entire Shaw Academy course library, worth Rs 6,000. Airtel Gold users, on the other hand, will get one month access to a single Shaw Academy course worth Rs 800.
For the uninitiated, Shaw Academy offers online interactive courses where students can pick online lessons to suit their schedules, ask questions and receive instant answers. Shaw Academy current has over 900,000 users in India and five million users globally.
The service offers courses focused on Music, Photography, Language, Fitness, Financial Trading, Digital Marketing, Nutrition, Mobile App development, Web Designing and many more.
Speaking about the offer, Bharti Airtel Chief Marketing Officer, Shashwat Sharma said “We are delighted to partner with Shaw Academy as part of our #AirtelThanks vision and bring to our customers the opportunity to learn and upskill. This alliance once again highlights the wide range of exclusive benefits we will bring to our customers through our strong focus on building win-win partnerships”.
Shaw Academy Founder and CEO, James Egan said “Shaw Academy’s mission is to deliver accessible high-quality education. We are delighted to launch this partnership as it will enable Shaw Academy to teach very significant amounts of Airtel customers. India is an exciting and important market for Shaw Academy. Working with a major partner like Airtel also shows that the demand for interactive, engaging educational content as a lifestyle offering within major consumer programs continues to grow”.