Accessing The ASTRIA Platform

You can access the Astria platform using the following:

  • Edu Tab (IDE Tablet)
  • IDE Dongle
  • Wi-Fi
  • Use of other internet services (Bundles, internet caf’es, mobile phones and other networks)

You can access the ASTRIA Platform as long as you have Internet Connectivity

The Institute of Distance Education has the student at heart and is there to ensure that we give our studentsexceptional service, hence our acquisition of the highly subsidized Edu Tabs and the Dongles for our students.

Benefits of the IDE Astria Tablet (recommended for a student without internet connectivity, laptop or desktop)

  • Free access to the platform as long you are a paid up student
  • Access to 300 eBooks
  • Dual Sim (You can use another network Sim)
  • You can use the Tablet as a phone and a computer
  • The Tablet can be used normally even after you graduate
  •  A school life time one off purchase
  • The Tablet package comes with a free MTN Simpack

Benefits of the IDE Astria Dongle (recommended for a student without internet connectivity but possessing either a laptop or desktop)

  • Free access to the platform as long as you are a paid up student
  • You can use another Sim network for other personal activities
  • You can use the Dongle on your laptop
  • The Dongle can be used normally with another Sim after graduating
  • A school life time one off purchase

How to Purchase a Tablet and a Dongle

Tablets are currently sold for K1, 800.00 while Dongles are for K450.00 each, respectively. To buy any of these gadgets, deposit the money into the following IDE’s ZANACO ACCOUNT:
A/C Name: UNZA-IDE
A/C Number: 0382200300177

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