Facebook brings Internet.org app to India

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Just three weeks after launching its Internet.org Android app in Ghana, Facebook is bringing the free app to India with nearly 40 services in tow.

Facebook has partnered with mobile operator Reliance Communications to make the app available in six states: Tamil Nadu, Mahararashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, and Telangana.

Through the app, mobile users will be able to access a host of news, health, travel, sports, and local government and job information in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Gujarati and Marathi.

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Besides Facebook, the roster of services includes Aaj Tak news, AccuWeather, AP Speaks, Babajob, BabyCenter & MAMA, BBC News, Bing Search, Cleartrip, Dictionary.com, ESPN CricInfo, Girl Effect, HungamaPlay, Maalai Malar Tamil news, OLX, Reuters Market Lite, TimesJobs, Wikipedia and wikiHow.

Those sites are also available to Reliance customers for free at www.internet.org on any mobile device, and via Opera Mini and UC Browser on Android.

Internet.org App Now Available in India [Facebook Newsroom]

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