Published On: Tue, Dec 29th, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg makes personal appeal for free internet in India


New Delhi: Facebook Inc Chairman Mark Zuckerberg made a personal appeal in one of India’s leading newspapers for the country to allow a free internet service that has stirred controversy and invited questions from regulators.



“There’s just a tremendous opportunity in India,” Zuckerberg told students at the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi in October. “If there are a billion people who are not connected, then this is one of the biggest opportunities I think to help develop the economy here and to help obviate poverty and really lift up a lot of folks.”

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Syed Ammar Alavi

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