Telenor to offer free mobile access to Wikipedia

Tuesday 28 February 2012 | 09:50 CET | News
Telenor Group and the Wikimedia Foundation announced a new 3-year partnership to offer Wikipedia free of traffic charges on mobile devices to Telenor customers in Asia and South-East Europe. By making versions of Wikipedia available to 135 million mobile customers, Telenor Group and the Wikimedia Foundation demonstrate a shared commitment to increasing access to the free and open knowledge available on Wikipedia. The agreement is signed by seven countries, namely Thailand, Malaysia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Montenegro, and Serbia. By the end of the year, more markets are expected to join.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Telenor / Wikimedia Foundation
Countries: Asia / Europe
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