Internet.org makes it to Pakistan

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In an exciting breakthrough for cellphone users for the people of Pakistan in Pakistan, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently announced the supply of free internet reach for users in Pakistan with the help of the social media giant’s initiative Internet.org  and is currently available only on Telenor telecom Network.

Facebook has few hours back unveiled an interesting mobile app which permits people in the developing countries to supply basic services on the internet for free.

The app, which launched first in Zambia permits its users to seek employment, health facilities & local information services without any data charges.

These include

  • Facebook
  • AccuWeather
  • Babycenter & MAMA
  • BBC News
  • BingESPN Cricinfo
  • Facts for life
  • Girl effect
  • Ilmkidunya
  • Malaria no more
  • Fb Messenger
  • Mustakbil.com
  • OLX
  • Urdupoint cooking
  • Wikipedia.

By providing free and basic services through this app, Fb says “another step towards connecting the world” it hopes to make more and more people online to get valuable services for their life.

“Right now, only 15 % of people in Pakistan have access to the internet,” says CEO Facebook Mark Zuckerberg in a status on his timeline.

This app is now available to telenor subscribers in Pakistan. Telenor customers now can have access to site site and app and enjoy the service.

Facebook also said that it would continue its effort to improve and spread the app time to time out to other countries of the world in due course.

Author: Sehrish

Student. Future Doctor. Optimist. My twitter account @HeySehrish

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