WEB DESK: Telenor, a mobile phone service provider in collaboration with Facebook launched internet.org for the first time in Pakistan.
The service will be provided to both prepaid and postpaid customers as they will be able to access selected internet websites for free.
Telenor launched the program with 17 websites which will be available for free unlimited browsing. It will only cost if the user try to access an external links.
Here is the list of websites that can be accessed for free
- Telenor Mobile Portal
- Accu Weather
- Babycenter and MAMA
- BBC News
- ESPN Cricinfo
- Facts for Life
- Girl Effect
- Ilmki Dunya
- Malaria No More
- Telenor News
- UrduPoint Cooking
- BBC Urdu
A user form any city of Pakistan with whatever internet package can go to internet .org to access these websites.
Smart phone users can download the internet.org application from their application store.
There is no need to subscribe or activate anything. One can start browsing for free.
What is Internet.org?
Internet.org is a partnership between social networking services company Facebook and six companies Samsung, Ericsson, MediaTek, Opera Software, Nokia and Qualcomm that plan to bring affordable access to selected Internet services to less developed countries by increasing efficiency, and facilitating the development of new business models around the provision of Internet access. Internet.org was launched on August 20, 2013.