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Facebook launches Internet.org Initiative To Connect The Unconnected World | Latest Technology Trends

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Facebook announced that it has partnered with Samsung, Nokia, Ericsson, MediaTek, Opera and Qualcomm to launch a project called Internet.org, to make the worldwide web available to two-thirds of the planet still not connected to the Internet with internet access via cheaper devices, better business models and better infrastructure.

According to Facebook, only 2.7 billion people — just over a third of the world’s population — around the world currently have access to the Internet. And, the goal of Internet.org is to connect the remaining five billion people and provide the same opportunities enjoyed by those in the connected third of the world.

“There are huge barriers in developing countries to connecting and joining the knowledge economy,” Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, said in a statement. “Internet.org brings together a global partnership that will work to overcome these challenges, including making internet access available to those who cannot currently afford it.”

Improving the global economy is certainly a laudable goal, although Facebook stands to benefit from this, too.

The Internet.org website is currently live and provides an overview of its mission and goals, and in coming weeks, it is expected to feature interviews with technology leaders and experts, along with the latest news on the project’s progress.

Few months earlier Cisco released the infographic below: “What Will The World Look Like When We Connect The Unconnected, Internet Of Everything“.

What will the world look like when we connect the unconnected

 

3 Responses to Facebook launches Internet.org Initiative To Connect The Unconnected World

  1. HarishST says:

    Nice to hear that they connecting ‘The unconnected’. hope they will do the best

  2. Mian Hamza says:

    Good

  3. churchil says:

    the news feed update msg sent the mail.

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