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Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales invests in London-based MVNO The People’s Operator

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 | More »

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Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales has taken a “substantial” stake in The People’s Operator (TPO), a London-based mobile provider that pays 10 per cent of revenue to good causes, with the aim of taking it to the United States and other markets. Wales said TPO had pulled off the diffi...


Aircel partners with Wikimedia Foundation to offer free access to Wikipedia

Telecom service provider Aircel Ltd has signed a three-year agreement with Wikimedia Foundation to offer free access to Wikipedia on mobile phone to Aircel’s 60 million subscriber base. As part of the partnership, Aircel subscribers will be able to access zero.wikipedia.com (text only) and m.wikip...

26 July, 2013 | More »

Wikipedia Now In Marathi, To Expand To 25 Indian Languages Soon

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia which works in collaboration with contributors worldwide to update and maintain content on its websites, has added Marathi as a language for user interface as a part of the process to launch the website in 25 major Indian regional languages. Alolita Sharma, director ...

28 February, 2012 | More »

Wikimedia Foundation Sets Up India Centre To Boost Local Language Content

Wikimedia Foundation has set up its Indian base in Delhi, its co-founder Jimmy Wales told Bloomberg recently. Wikipedia had announced its intention to set up an India centre in June 2011. However, the office suffered from procedural delays and has only now been established. Currently, increasing aw...

4 November, 2011 | More »