Facebook will basically use Bharti Airtel's existing network to sell its paid Express Wi-Fi internet data services to customers at low prices by going local.
The executive said that Facebook is working towards empowering local entrepreneur, internet service providers and telecom operators to offer reliable and affordable service to underserved community. "They also help Indians connect to the internet easily and for an affordable rate", said Munish Seth, Facebook Asia-Pacific's head of connectivity solutions.
Seth also stated that India's population is about 1.3 billion people, but only 390 million are connected to the Internet. Now, they are back with the noble intentions and hope to expand quickly tying up with different service providers across the country.
"Our goal is to grow the number of Express Wi-Fi hotspots in India rapidly", added Seth. One that would give Indian developers the chance to offer their services and websites for free of cost to citizens that can not afford to pay for the internet.
With Express Wi-Fi, Facebook boasts of the better internet. The company continues to run the Free Basics programme in many countries.
At the time, Facebook had launched Free Basics in the country in partnership with Reliance Communications. He said that this Express Wi-Fi would empower millions of Indians. In December previous year, Google announced its free WiFi project at the 100 busiest railway stations in India. Here, Google made use of the flying ring of balloons to provide internet access to the earth below. From our preliminary research, we could indeed find no flaws, and certainly no reasons to charge Facebook with anything on this one. This, according to Facebook, would not only help more people get online, but also help these local entrepreneurs make a steady income.
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Interestingly, Facebook and Airtel has already partnered for setting up infrastructure and the backbone of Express WiFi via optical fibre in Uganda, the model of which has now been expanded to India.
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