A New Partnership of Airtel and Facebook to Introduce Free Basics in Nigeria

The two big technology companies are going to work in order to achieve one goal. A new partnership of Airtel and Facebook to introduce free basics in Nigeria. Let’s talk about this news in detail.

A New Partnership of Airtel and Facebook to Introduce Free Basics in Nigeria

A New Partnership of Airtel and Facebook:

The story behind this news is here! In 2015, Facebook promised that they will introduce free essential services in about 17 countries of Africa. Now, Airtel is also contributing to make a new partnership of Airtel and Facebook.

Now the question arises that what type of basic services will be provided to people of Africa. Facebook and Airtel claims that they will offer many services to help the people. These services includes information and knowledge about health and care, education, information about career and jobs. They will also provide local content services to the people of that area. All these services will be provided totally free of cost. They will not charge them for these basic essential needs. Facebook representatives says that this project is not about launching Facebook in Nigeria. But, this project will also help in creating a new community.

According to the estimated made by the workers of Facebook, this plan brought about 25 million people online on a single platform. The CEO of Facebook has announced officially that Nigeria is officially a part of free basic community. Nigeria is a place which owns incredible developers. We cannot wait to see the developers of Nigeria building their own empire, he added.

Airtel representatives says that they will offer almost 85 free services for health and care, education, information about career and jobs and many others. These information will be available on different websites. The access to these websites will be free of cost.

This free basic service will include Android app store on Google Play Store. The plan is somehow delayed than scheduled. But, it will be started as soon as possible. These two partners, Facebook and Airtel will then do some business with the local market to provide services to the common people of Africa. About 40 countries will be targeted in this plan.

Conclusion:

After a new partnership of Airtel and Facebook to introduce free basics in Nigeria. It is very essential to educate the people about their jobs and health and care issues. Facebook and Airtel are going to create a new community with the help of this project. This project is based on the purpose of improving the lives of Africans. In addition to that, these two companies wants the people of Africa to use internet so that they can make their lives better. We hope that this plan works successfully for the welfare of people.

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Bill Schroder

Bill Schroder is a Beirut-based correspondent for The World Beast. He has reported from over a dozen countries in the Middle East for such publications. Follow: Tweets by @SchroderBill