Internet - In Brief


- An agreement between the South African division of mobile brand Samsung and internet provider AlwaysOn will offer free Wi-Fi access on Samsung smart devices from hotspots. All owners of three-year-old and more recent models of Samsung devices are eligible to use 1GB of free internet via AlwaysOn hotspots for 12 months.

- Twitter was abuzz with Yoruba, one of the three major indigenous languages spoken in Nigeria, on March 1, 2013 as speakers of the language lit up the microblogging site with tweets in Yoruba as part of a campaign to celebrate the language on social media and pressure Twitter to include it in its translation project.