Our investment into the future of our children says a lot about our values and mission. We are all about empowering future generations to be the best they aspire to be. We are offering free and discounted mobile connectivity to enable students to stay engaged and succeed academically.

Vodafone Samoa

Apia, Samoa
Private sector company
Established : 2011
Education and COVID-19 Response


Support the equitable continuation of learning
During the COVID-19 pandemic
Ensure a full and fair return to education
Following the pandemic
Strengthen learning systems
For the future
Close digital divides and enhance connectivity for education

1. Free Online Access to Education for 2020
These sites include: The official Government of Samoa Health and Education portals, National University of Samoa student portals, University of South Pacific student portals, studyladder.com, khanacademy.com, IXL.com.

2. Free Vodafone Samoa Data Centre VM Hosting & Co-Location.
This service will provide:
*Storage and CPU services on a Vodafone provided VM Service
*Direct Internet Backbone access at up to 10Gbps for portal access services.

Regional Focus

Asia and the Pacific


1. Free Online Access to Education for 2020
Vodafone will provide each school child with a free Student Sim Card which includes unlimited 4G Data access to a range of approved educational website for a full year of 2020.

2. Vodafone Free Data bonus
Vodafone will provide each student SIM with a bonus of 1GB FREE Data valid for 3 days upon each instance of a Top-Up of $5 or more. This bonus data is to provide students with additional internet access for out of category portals/websites not included as part of Option 1 above. All students will additionally receive 6GB per month of free access through all Vodafone Samoa Smart Wifi Access Points located throughout Samoa.

3. Free Vodafone Samoa Data Centre VM Hosting & Co-Location
To develop and host a free student e-Learning Portal utilizing the current and future Ministry learning curriculum. The Vodafone Samoa Data Centre provides an N+1 Call Centre service in Samoa which links directly to a 33Gbps national backbone throughout Samoa. All services above are provided free of cost by Vodafone Samoa as part of the UNESCO Global Education Initiative.

Action areas

Learner Wellbeing

Learning opportunities

Universal Connectivity

Strengthen infrastructure to expand the reach of connectivity
Provide free or discounted connectivity for learners and teachers
Distribute hardware and relevant software to disadvantaged learners and teachers

Digital Learning Content

Digitize curriculum
Establish and expand repositories of learning resources
Build or strengthen learning platforms
Create or enable access to teacher training resources

Primary Contact

Mr. Rana Bose

Chief Marketing Officer

Senior Contact

Mr. Satish Sharma

Chief Executive Officer