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Zuckerberg says Facebook helping grow mobile data market

Tuesday 3 March 2015 | 09:57 CET | News
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg defended his company's role in helping people connect to the internet, in a panel discussion at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The launch of the Internet.org app backed by Facebook in emrgeing and devloping markets has resulted in nearly 7 million people using mobile data for the first time, he said. Zuckerberg was joined on stage by representatives of some of the operators that have launched the app, which provides free data for connecting to popular internet sites. These included Telenor CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas, Airtel Africa CEO Christian De Faria, and

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Airtel / Facebook / Millicom / Telenor / Tigo
Countries: World
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