Internet.Org App debuts in Southeast Asia with Smart’s Talk ‘N Text for Free Internet Access to 24 Sites
To provide the best mobile internet experience to all Filipinos, the wireless services leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) through its value brand Talk ‘N Text, has partnered with Facebook to introduce the Internet.org App, offering a set of mobile internet services – including useful education, news, health, messaging and communication – without data charges.
You read it right, Internet for FREE! For no extra cost, SMART is making opportunities for Filipino to open into a wide scope of mobile technology and advancement. For its initial phase, Internet.org app allows Filipinos to enjoy free access to a buffet of 24 websites featuring informative and practical content on their mobile phones.
Using the Internet.org Android App or by visiting www.internet.org from their mobile browser, subscribers of Talk ‘N Text, Smart and Sun Cellular may enjoy free access to 24 websites, including Facebook and Messenger. The other sites are as follows:
Internet.org is a Facebook-led initiative that aims to make mobile Internet services available to two-thirds of the world who are not yet connected. Smart is the first telco to launch with Internet.org app in the Philippines, and today’s launch marks the first time the Internet.org app will be available in Southeast Asia.
According to Smart president and chief executive officer Napoleon L. Nazareno “Smart’s partnership with Facebook is a big boost to our ‘Internet for All’ campaign, an advocacy we have been strongly pushing for. By launching Internet.org app with Facebook in the Philippines, we are making useful information within reach of millions of Filipinos.”
Subscribers may download the Internet.org App on Google Play Store. They may also simply text INTERNET to 9999 to enjoy the services.
With the Internet.org app on their mobile phones, TNT, Smart and Sun subscribers nationwide may now access general information of the sites listed above.
Most importantly, subscribers may enjoy the services of Facebook and Facebook Messenger, which they may use to connect to loved ones and friends.