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May 22, 2006
SchoolWeb Project Republic
VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA -- Educational Telecommunications
Services (ETS), a division of Alternet Systems Inc. (NASD
OTCBB:ASYI ), announces the approval of a SchoolWeb project
for the Republic of Colombia in cooperation with Grupo Odinsa
S.A., a Colombian-based engineering services company The multi-phase
project will lead to a country wide deployment in the primary
and secondary schools of Colombia. The system employs a unique
wireless broadband design, coupled with innovative and highly
desirable content-based services.
Colombia is strategically one of the most dynamic markets
in Latin America with a population base of over 43 million,
with a large number of people between the age of 5 and 18
who would benefit by improving literacy and their overall
Alternet Systems sees Colombia as a critical milestone in
our long term business goal of providing quality education
technology in a fast growing large market whose economic potential
has yet to be achieved.
Alternet Systems is dedicated to teaming with governmental
and business leaders of developing nations to provide cost
effective broadband Internet access to schools and medical
clinics in the most remote areas of their countries.
SchoolWeb is a strategic education technology that creates
a user friendly, Internet learning environment for teachers
and students. Combining online courseware with a virtual Internet
library, SchoolWeb provides all the tools required to create
a high-quality learning environment for students and teachers
in the digital age.
The SchoolWeb network server system is an ISP-in-a-box
that gives the schools the same capability that would be available
through an Internet Service Provider, even though there may
not be an ISP for hundreds of kilometres.
Alternet Systems Inc. is an education technology and software
provider. The Company has three main areas of focus: SchoolWeb
application software; SchoolWeb network server systems; and
Managed Broadband Wireless Networks.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors
ALTERNET SYSTEMS INC.
Certain statements in this news release
may contain forward-looking information within the meaning
of Rule 175 under the Securities Act of 1933 and Rule 3b-6
under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and are subject
to the safe harbor created by those rules. All statements,
other than statements of fact, included in this release, including,
without limitation, statements regarding potential future
plans and objectives of the Company, are forward-looking statements
that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance
that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual
results and future events could differ materially from those
anticipated in such statements.
Source: Alternet Systems Inc.
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