Internet.org wants to get everyone online

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INTERNET.ORG'S GOALS. Internet.org is a global partnership that aims to speed up Internet adoption around the world. Screen shot from Internet.org

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Internet.org, a global partnership aimed at making Internet access available to more people around the world. In its announcement post, the partnership’s founders – Facebook, Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera, Qualcomm, and Samsung – said they will work together to set up projects, share knowledge, and help convince industry and governments to “bring the world online.” As only a third of the world has Internet access, Internet.org aims to speed up the current rate of adoption to get more people online.

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