As rumors are rotating that Telenor is in collaboration with Facebook today, just launched the internet.org initiative in Pakistan, through which all Telenor customers Prepaid and postpaid have the facility to use selected internet website for free.
Telenor just introduced a program with 17 websites today that are available for free unlimited browsing. Nevertheless, if there external links then it will be charged as per regular tariffs. The leading high-ups of Pakistan has attended this event including Michael Foley, CEO, Telenor, Irfan Wahab, Deputy CEO, Telenor Pakistan and Aslam Hayat Khan, VP, Telenor Pakistan.
Facebook officials, supported by Ime Archibong, Global Head for Strategic Partnerships at Facebook, in top priority of his type representation from Facebook in Pakistan, were also active in the event.
Telenor has said that its internet.org initiative is aimed for first time internet users. Company has said that its currently not looking at any business proposition, instead the whole initiative is targeted to convert more users to internet.
Here we are introducing the list of websites that are available for free browsing:
- Telenor Mobile Portal
- Babycenter & MAMA
- BBC News
- ESPN Cricinfo
- Facts for Life
- Girl Effect
- Malaria No More
- Telenor News
- UrduPoint Cooking
- BBC Urdu
How to Approach These Websites
This is useful for all Telenor users; in whatever city or whatever package they are using, they can go to the internet.org from their cell phones to approach these websites. However moving towards the internet.org website, users will highlight a list of websites they can approach free. On the other hand if
you are using a Smartphone, you can easily download internet.org app from the respective app store to use it. Any consumption within internet.org will be free.
Both 3G and 2G users can approach the internet.org free and there is no specifications to subscribe either activate anything. Below is how it will be presented when Telenor users will visit internet.org using their mobile browsers.