Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Announces Plans for Expanded Internet Access in Latin America, Developing Countries

Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

That’s why he announced a new initiative on Wednesday to help deliver low-cost mobile Internet technology and service around the world, and especially to developing countries. The ambitious initiative is called Internet.org. Facebook is teaming up with some of the largest mobile and technology companies, including 4G chip maker Qualcomm, Nokia, Ericsson, and smartphone giant Samsung, to try to connect billions of people who have not yet had access to either Internet service and/or the relatively expensive technological products required to access the Internet.

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