Zong is has recently partnered with Facebook in providing internet free of cost especially to basic services. Yes with this the people can get access to free basic like news, travel, health, sports, local jobs, education, services for women and entertainment. Now everything can be reached through www.freebasics.com website and mobile app.
Director Marketing Zong Zhang Peng expressed his views upon the launch:
“We are excited to make the Internet available to millions of people in Pakistan through the launch of Free Basics by Facebook. This initiative will promote the use of the Internet and help enrich people’s lives with new opportunities.”
Both Zong’s prepaid and postpaid customers will have an access to Facebook and free basics services respectively. The important thing to note is that you need no subscription for these services and it will be set default for those who have the SIM or will be activated at the time of insertion.
Ms. Anna Nygren, Head of Growth Partnerships, APAC at Facebook commented.
“A critical part of providing internet access to the two-thirds of the world not yet connected is addressing the barriers to internet adoption”.
For content that is rich and needs more speed and advanced transfer, you should choose you data plan accordingly. When you will click on such content, the pop up will tell you what you need.