In the news: Facebook & Airtel offering free, basic internet service to Zambia (includes job services)
Facebook has developed mobile application "Internet.org" and launched it in Zambia. The app is available on Android via the Airtel network. "The app provides access to Facebook and its Messenger instant-messaging service, as well as Wikipedia, Google search and AccuWeather, as well as local health and jobs services including Go Zambia Jobs, Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action and Women’s Rights App."
Facebook's mobile application internet.org launched in Zambia. The app enables "people (to) browse a set of useful health,
employment and local information services without data charges." It's an Android app for Airtel users. "Facebook’s deal with Airtel means people using the app will not have to pay data charges for using any of these services." Facebook plans to roll this out in other parts of the world.