Facebook has re-branded Internet.org as Free Basics. The app and web platform, providing access to over 250 services, is now live in 19 countries including India and will be part of the “larger objectives” of Internet.org.
Facebook launched Internet.org in order to bring connectivity to mobile users in the developing countries like India. Today, the social network has opened the Internet.org platform to developers.
Facebook has launched Internet.org service in Colombia. The Internet.org mobile app will give users in Colombia free access to a handful of online services on their mobile phones.
Facebook had announced its ambitious Internet.org project last year with an aim to bring affordable internet access to emerging markets like India and Africa. Today, the social network has launched the Internet.org mobile app that gives users in Zambia, Africa free access to a handful of online services on their mobile phones.