November 17, 2015 IBOMLLC Team

Free Basic by Facebook expands Internet Access to Millions of People in Africa

Free Basic by Facebook expands Internet Access to Millions of People in Africa

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Innov8tiv – Blacks In Technology in USA, UK, Caribbean Islands & Africa

Free Basics Platform is now live – more than 60 new services are available across the 29 countries where Free Basic services are available, including 14 in Africa

Praekelt Foundation and Facebook announce a partnership that aims to accelerate the impact of Internet and more organizations to create services for the Free Basics Platform.

Facebook kicks off its activities at AfricaCom 2015 by sharing the progress of Free Basics, a program that brings relevant basic internet services without data charges to people in growing countries.
Facebook also shared the latest progress of the Free Basics Platform, which is now available to all developers around the world, and today together with the Praekelt Foundation announced the Praekelt Foundation Incubator for Free Basics, a global partnership to support developers building for the Free Basics Platform.
Facebook has, to date, brought free basic internet services to people in 29 countries, including 14 in Africa, and brought more than 15 million people online. Free Basics is now available to more than one billion people across Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Some of the African countries where Free Basics has been …read more

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