Facebook Wants to Be the "Dial Tone for the Internet"

With Facebook's recent acquisition of WhatsApp and the increased focus on Internet.org, a collaborative project that connects telecommunications carriers, Zuckerberg said, "We want to create a similar dial tone for the Internet," during a keynote speech at the Mobile World Congress.

"Once Internet.org is fully rolled out, the idea is that Facebook and other technology companies will work with carriers to provide free or low-cost basic Internet access.

That's already what Facebook has done through the program in the Philippines with the service provider Globe."

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