Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Announced the launch of Internet.org, an initiative to bring internet access to everyone on the planet.
When we are comparing with the Global Population very less net users connected with the internet. (2.7 billion people have internet access) The founding members of Internet.org are Facebook, Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera, Qualcomm and Samsung. Their goals? Efficient use of data, making internet access affordable, and helping businesses create new business models and services which will drive internet access.
With the internet we feel the World like a small Village connected everywhere, but most of the developing countries still don’t have proper internet connectivity. So this Organization’s trying to bring the internet connectivity the each and every one to connect to the internet and developing the connectivity facilities. Some potential projects of Internet.org include development of lower-cost, higher-quality Smartphones that could help deploy internet access in underserved areas, data compression tools and data caching systems as well as localization of mobile devices.
Zuckerberg also published a mission statement accompanying this launch, addressing some of the issues that Internet.org will have to face. Perhaps the most important of them is profitability — or lack thereof…
The actual website — Internet.org — currently provides an overview of the project and its goals as well as a full list of partners. In the coming weeks, it should also provide news on Internet.org’s activities as well as interviews with technology leaders and experts.
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