Mark Zuckerberg's Internet.org Will Roll Out In Nigeria Next Month

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April 23, 2015
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15 million Nigerians use Facebook

Nigeria is the next stop for Mark Zuckerberg's Internet.org, following successful  launches in Zambia, Kenya and Ghana. Next month, the internet.org app will roll out in Nigeria.

The roll out in Nigeria could be on more than one network, making Nigeria one of the few countries where the app is available on several networks. But that is as yet unconfirmed.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg addresses the audience during his keynote address at Facebook's f8 developers conference in San Francisco

Operators bear the cost of internet access and although they are introducing internet to a lot of people, they can introduce pricing following the expiration of the agreement - Ebele Okobi, Facebook’s Head of Public Policy (Africa)

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In countries where the Internet.org app is available,  subscribers of the partnering networks are able to access a set of websites and services for free.

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