Free Basics by Facebook is re-branded Internet.org a project that enables free access to internet. Facebook works with mobile operators from around the world to enable this service utilizing which you can use internet even if you do not have access to free Wi-Fi or mobile data. Several websites are now accessible through this channel and more are to be added soon. Free Basics is currently available on selected mobile networks that has partnered with Facebook to offer it.
Developer: Facebook Current Version: 188.8.131.52.236 Supported OS: Android 4.1 and above
Using Free Basics is extremely simple. Just look for which mobile operator in your country is offering Free Basics (internet.org) service. You would need SIM card of that network if you are not already using that. Install Free Basics Android app on your phone and turn on the phone data. Make sure you have subscribed to some package as default internet of most mobile operators is extremely expensive and start consuming account balance once mobile data is turned on. Now open Free Basics app and start surfing websites that are already available on it. No money or data will be charged for it.
What’s New: – Improvements for reliability and speed. – Bug fixes
Overview of Previous Updates: – Supports more devices. – Internet.org has been rebranded as Free Basics. – More websites are available on it. – Bug fixes.