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Mango Learning and Datawind Announce Content Partnership

Datawind (the company behind the Aakash 2) will embed Mango’s educational apps on tablets for the global market
New York, NY (PRWEB) December 04, 2012

In a move to deliver a more comprehensive solution to schools and consumers, Datawind, maker of the world’s most inexpensive tablet, the Aakash 2 (commercially sold as the UbiSlate7Ci), and Mango Learning (“Mango”), U.S. developer of K-12 game based mobile learning apps, have agreed to embed Mango’s educational games on Datawind’s seven-inch tablets to be deployed globally.

“It is in the best interests of our company as well as our customers to make world-class educational content available to every student on our devices, right out of the box,” explained Suneet S. Tuli, Canada-based CEO of Datawind and one of FORBES’ Impact 15 Classroom Revolutionaries. “Mango Learning’s apps are Indian and U.S. Core Curriculum-aligned, game-based and visually impressive. While our devices support many additional apps, we’re confident that a large portion of end-users will naturally gravitate towards this type of educational game content. That means they will start learning from the moment our devices are in their hands.”

“Our team has developed a set of immersive math games that have the potential to enhance learning at every level,” said Kevin Howell, U.S. CEO of Mango Learning. “This content partnership enables us to provide a comprehensive solution to schools, teachers and parents who are looking to bring their students into the mobile learning realm, and get them inspired about learning. Datawind’s tablets, combined with our content, will be the game-changer.”

About Mango Learning, Inc.
Mango Learning™ is leading a learning revolution in teaching and learning by leveraging industry experts in game development from across the world and teaming them with education gurus to create a new paradigm for learning. Our mission is to create, for children globally, the most powerful, engaging mobile learning platform-based educational games by blending the very best of both, Eastern and Western pedagogy. Learn more about our achievements and programs by visiting http://www.mangolearning.com.

About Datawind Ltd.
Datawind is a leading provider of wireless web access products and services. Based on several international patents, Datawind’s breakthrough technologies solve the bandwidth limitations of cellular networks by accelerating content delivery by factors of 10x to 30x – resulting in a superior mobile web experience at a lower cost.

Most recently, DataWind’s Aakash/UbiSlate tablets have received worldwide attention, as the Company executes a vision to empower the next 3 billion people with computing and internet access.

DataWind has been awarded UK’s Most Innovative Mobile Company for 2012. It’s products have been awarded by CNBC TV 18 and Mercedes Benz, the Young Turks Innovation award, and been finalists at the Mobile World Congress for Innovation in Education and at the CTIA Wireless Show for the BiG Idea award.

Datawind has offices in Amritsar, London, Montreal, Mississauga and New Delhi. http://www.datawind.com
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