Facebook launches Internet.org app in India with Reliance

Tuesday 10 February 2015 | 12:41 CET | News

Facebook and Reliance Communications have launched the Internet.org app and free basic services in India. Reliance customers in six Indian states (Tamil Nadu, Mahararashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, and Telangana) can now access over three dozen services ranging from news, maternal health, travel, local jobs, sports, communication, and local government information.

The full list of services includes Aaj Tak, AccuWeather, amarujala.com, AP Speaks, Babajob, BabyCenter & MAMA, BBC News, Bing Search, Cleartrip, Daily Bhaskar, Dictionary.com, ESPN Cricinfo, Facebook, Facts for Life, Girl Effect, HungamaPlay, IBNLive, iLearn, India Today, Internet Basics, Jagran, Jagran Josh, Maalai Malar, Maharashtra Times, Malaria No More, manoramanews.com, Messenger, NDTV, Newshunt, OLX, Reliance Astrology, Reuters Market Lite, Socialblood, Times of India, TimesJobs, Translator, Wikipedia, and wikiHow.

Reliance customers in India can access these services in the Internet.org Android app, at www.internet.org, from the start screen of the Opera Mini mobile web browser, and using the Android app UC Browser for Internet.org. Most of the services will be available in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Gujarati and Marathi.

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