1) The Tele-Education connectivity will enable 5 African Regional Leading Universities to be connected to the Hub via a 2mbbs broadband/VSAT (forward/uplink 2mbps/Return/downlink 512kbps) to 53 Remote Virtual Classes distributed in all the 53 countries.
2) Five Universities from India will be connected via IPLC to the Hub located in Africa. India will host a Tele-Education LMS portal comprising the university Tele-Education delivery system software that will incorporate the e-Learning, content management KMS (knowledge Management System) and digital library solutions for each university as an integrated package.
3) All information about courses, Universities and learning Centers in India will be accessed from the portal. Each of the seven universities in India will be having the synchronous Tele-Education system for live virtual classroom and will be linked to the central data center at TCIL with 1 Mbps leased line link.
4) Each remote terminal will also access the Internet through the VSAT connectivity.
5) Access to the Tele-Education will be possible from anywhere with an Internet connection for other registered student/users. Online and offline lecture sessions will be provided under the Tele-Education network. After a live session, the session will be recorded in a knowledge management system for offline Access.
6) The content management software will be flexible, scalable, and configurable. The African Universities will be able to configure and generate their own local content designed for local need.
7) Each regional university will be able to host its own local content on their own servers, if capacity permits.
8) The Tele-Education systems can integrate with different modes of learning within the African universities. The e-Learning Platform will be able to source for e-Learning content in other areas as the requirements demand.