Facebook Announces Launch of Internet.org in Ghana
On Wednesday, Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg announced the launch of internet.org app in Ghana in partnership with Airtel.
The partnership will enable Airtel customers in Ghana have free access to the internet for services on health, education, news, sports, and local information through the internet.org app.
“We’re launching Internet.org in Ghana, giving people on the Airtel network access to free basic internet services for education, health, jobs and communication” Zuckerberg said.
Internet.org is a non profit organization by Facebook in collaboration with Samsung, Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera Software, and Qualcomm setup to make affordable internet access available in parts of the world not connected.
Launched In August 2013, internet.org app has been previously launched in Zambia, Tanzania, Kenya and Colombia
Source: Press Release