The Facebook founder stopped in at IIT Delhi for a Q and A today.
Facebook still wants Internet.org to happen, and today it handed prizes to 12 startups as part of this plan.
Data is the hidden cost trap for smartphone users in Indonesia. Sponsored data seems to be the only way out.
Government panel opens the door to additional connectivity charges for data-guzzling internet apps, giving jitters to the tech startup community.
An Indian government panel has said that initiatives such as Facebook’s Internet.org violate net neutrality. The department of telecommunication (DoT) panel was...
The need to make it easier for low-income households to connect to the internet is real, and it looks like zero-rated, ad-supported web access is here to stay.
I don't think Internet.org deserves such knee-jerk reactions and bad publicity in countries like Pakistan.
Service launches in collaboration with local telecommunications player.
I’m in the camp of those who think “free internet” schemes such as Internet.org and sponsored web passes are not much more than marketing schemes for the compan...
An "internet for the poor," as some critics have called it, is still far more beneficial than no internet at all.
An open letter to Zuckerberg from 67 global groups points out how Internet.org violates net neutrality, freedom of expression, equality of opportunity, privacy,...
Internet.org presents itself as an altruistic effort to get more people connected. But its telco partner isn't shy about its hopes to use the app for profit.
959,600 emails have gone to the India’s telecoms regulator through a single website to stop telcos from controlling the internet. It’s a nationwide battle over ...
Internet.org just launched in Indonesia. The app makes access to certain services free, but which? And will it soon be met with criticism, like in India?
“Eliminating programs that bring more people online won’t increase social inclusion or close the digital divide. It will only deprive all of us of the ideas and...
Internet.org is a somewhat elusive initiative launched by Facebook, aimed to give more people in developing nations access to the internet.
Pakistan, with its 162-million-strong unconnected population - making it the world's fourth largest - is the perfect testing ground for founder Hassan Baig.
The app provides mobile phone users free access to basic internet services related to education, health, employment, communication, and information and news.
69 percent of Indians have no clue how the internet can help them, a Facebook survey found. Local language content is vital to bridge this gap, says Zuckerberg.