Mark Zuckerberg has launched Facebook’s Internet.org Free Internet Service in the Philippines on Thursday, March 19, 2015!
“We’re one step closer to connecting the world as we launched Internet.org in the Philippines today. Now everyone in the country can have free access to internet services for health, education, jobs and communication on the Smart network,” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted on his Facebook account.
The free Internet service will allow Filipinos to access the lists of curated websites without data charges. These includes Accuweather, Ask.com, BabyCenter & MAMA, Bing, Dictionary.com, ESPN, Facts for Life, Girl Effect, Inquirer, Interaksyon, Jobstreet, OLX.PH, PesosandSense, PhilStar, RainCheckPH, Rappler, SPIN.PH, TESDA.gov.ph, Wattpad, wikiHow, Wikipedia and YourMoney.com.
How to get the Internet.org Free Internet Access in Philippines?
The service is only available for SMART and Sun Cellular subscribers. To browse the sites listed above for free, just text INTERNET to 9999 or download the Internet.org app to your smart phone.
Internet.org aims to bring the Internet to two-thirds of the world who are not yet online. Photo: technologypress.net