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After Free Basics, Facebook tests Express WiFi in India

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Social networking giant Facebook Inc is testing the Express WiFi service, which aims to provide affordable internet access, in India. India is the second-largest country for Facebook in term of customer base with 166 million monthly active users. With Express WiFi customers can purchase data packs v...

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Cleartrip pulls out of Internet.org as net neutrality debate intensifies

The heated debate on net neutrality has taken quite an unprecedented turn on Wednesday as online travel agent Cleartrip has announced its decision to dissociate itself from Facebook’s Internet.org initiative in support of net neutrality. “We believe that the Internet is a great leveler and that ...

15 April, 2015 | More »

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Internet.Org can co-exist with net neutrality: Zuckerberg

Amid a raging debate on ensuring equal Internet access for all, Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg today rejected criticism that his internet.Org programme, which has RCom as a partner in India, was against the concept of Net Neutrality. Internet.Org is a Facebook-led initiative which states that it aim...

15 April, 2015 | More »

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Facebook brings Internet.org to India with Reliance Communications to offer free internet

Reliance Communications, a fully integrated telecommunications services provider, has partnered with social networking site Facebook to offer its customers in the country free data access for select websites through Internet.org. A Facebook initiative, Internet.org provides its users access to popul...

10 February, 2015 | More »

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Opera browser sees central role in Facebook-led Internet.org

Norwegian Internet browser maker Opera Software expects its data-light mobile phone browser will play a central role in a Facebook-led project aimed at bringing Internet access to third-world consumers, Opera’s CEO told Reuters. The project, called Internet.org, was launched last week by Faceb...

2 September, 2013 | More »