Facebook’s free internet service in India and Egypt has been shut down

A week after the same service was shut down in India, Facebook’s Free Basics in Egypt, a two-month old partnership with Etisalat to provide free internet to millions of subscribers, has been shut down effective 30th December, 2015. The service was shut down in India over net neutrality concerns by the regulatory agency. In India, Free Basics was offered through Reliance Communications.

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  1. Airtel too attempted free Facebook in Nigeria then too. It failed to impress anyone.

    “Nothing free” does. Same way as nothing free last forever

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