Facebook Shuts Down FreeBasics In India

Now that TRAI has put an end to Facebook’s Free Basics, RCom, which is the only distributor of Free Basics¬†will soon start charging for the service.

Subscribers will have to pay applicable data charges for accessing websites or apps through the zero-rated Free Basics platform, once necessary technical modifications are done over the next few days.  [source]

Plus, Facebook has shutdown Free Basics program in India, though it continues to run in other countries.

Tim Berners-Lee On Facebook's Free Basics Campaign
Tim Berners-Lee On Facebook’s Free Basics Campaign

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