Web.org is taking its free web providers to Kenya
Fb, Nokia, Samsung, Qualcomm and others created Web.org in hopes of bringing net connectivity to underserved areas across the globe. Because the begin of the collaboration between these tech corporations, Web.org has launched in Zambia and Tanzania, the latter being one in every of Africa’s most populated nations. Subsequent week, Web.org’s app, which offers free entry to quite a lot of totally different providers, can also be turning into obtainable in Kenya. As TechCrunch factors out, Airtel clients in that space can begin utilizing AccuWeather, BBCNews, Fb, Fb Messenger, Wikipedia, in addition to different websites and communication instruments, without charge to them. And let’s not overlook Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia are solely the primary three nations to profit from this initiative — finally, Web.org goals to blanket roughly 5 billion individuals altogether.