People in Latin America are coming online at rapid rates, but that doesn’t mean their connection is good. Movile’s Free Zone app is making Internet access more available and affordable to people across the continent by crowdsourcing Wi-Fi.
Movile was founded way back in 1998 to build applications for feature phones. When smartphones began their meteoric rise, the company shifted to building smartphone applications and today serves 20 million monthly active users. However, for many people in Latin America, connectivity remains an issue. Data plans are expensive and the networks are slow. Free Zone was developed to make people aware of Wi-Fi around them so they can find a quicker connection, without the cost.
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