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Facebook’s Express Wifi is Now Live in Nairobi

In 2015, during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Facebook CEO announced that the company was partnering with Qualcomm, Nokia and others with the...
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Facebook’s Internet.org has connected 40 Million people to the Internet

In 2014 during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a plan aimed at providing internet access to two-thirds of...

Kenya will not Block Facebook’s Free Basics

This week, India banned Facebook's free basics, an ambitious project started by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg seeking to provide internet to 2/3 of the...
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India Bans Facebook’s Free Basics over Net Neutrality Concerns

In 2014 during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unleashed an ambitious plan aimed at making internet access available to the...
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Facebook launches $150,000 Internet.org Innovation Challenge in Africa

In 2014 during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled an a plan aimed at providing internet access to two-thirds...
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Facebook, Eutelsat to Beam Free Internet to Sub-Saharan Africa in 2016

Facebook declared its intentions to connect the “unplugged” world through a number of initiatives, of which Internet.org is their most known initiative. Internet.org is...

Facebook To Partner With African Developers In Internet.org Initiative

During the 2014 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unleashed an ambitious plan aimed at making internet access available to the...
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How Facebook’s Facebook Lite Relates To Internet.Org

In January of this year, Facebook quietly begun testing a stripped version of its Facebook for Android application called the Facebook Lite. The application...
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Facebook’s Internet.Org Launching in Pakistan

Despite widespread criticism in neighbouring India about contravening the virtues of net neutrality, Facebook is soldiering on with its rollout of Internet.org in more...
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Internet.Org Faces Hurdles With Protests Against The Program

During the 2014 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unleashed an ambitious plan to aimed at  making internet access available to...

Facebook’s Internet.org launched in Malawi, now reaches over 1 billion people

Internet.org is now available in Malawi thanks to the organization's partnership with mobile network operators Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) and Airtel Malawi. Malawi becomes the...

Facebook Unveils “Connectivity Lab” to Deliver Internet to the Unconnected World

Mark Zuckerberg yesterday unveiled the all-new Facebook's "Connectivity Lab" to work on the internet.org's project to bring internet connectivity to the world's 5 billion...
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Top 4 Trends from the 2014 Mobile World Congress

Trend 1: Getting the whole world connected Mark Zuckerberg used his keynote address to wax lyrical about Internet.org, "a global partnership dedicated to making internet...
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Here’s Why Facebook Paid $19 Billion for Whatsapp

By now you have heard the silly joke: Why should Facebook sink in $19 Billion for WhatsApp when it can be downloaded for free?...

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