free mobile internet is a partnership between social networking services company Meta Platforms and six companies (Samsung, Ericsson, MediaTek, Opera Software, Nokia and Qualcomm) that plans to bring affordable access to selected Internet services to less developed countries by increasing efficiency, and facilitating the development of new business models around the provision of Internet access. The app delivering these services was renamed Free Basics in September 2015. As of April 2018, 100 million people were using has been criticized for violating net neutrality, and by handpicking internet services that are included, for discriminating against companies not in the list, including competitors of Meta Platforms' subsidiary Facebook. In February 2016, regulators banned the Free Basics service in India based on "Prohibition of Discriminatory Tariffs for Data Services Regulations". The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) accused Facebook of failing to pass on the four questions in the regulator's consultation paper and also blocking access to TRAI's designated email for feedback on Free Basics. On February 11, 2016, Facebook withdrew the Free Basics platform from India. In July 2017, Global Voices published the widespread report "Free Basics in Real Life" analyzing its practices in Africa, Asia and Latin America, and concluding it violates net neutrality, focuses on "Western corporate content", and overall "it's not even very helpful".

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    Closed 5 net neutral apps that give you free mobile internet data

    Mga master ishare ko lang po itong kunting info ko 1) Gigato 2) Hike Messenger 3) Databack 4) KickBit 5) TaskBucks GODBLESS!!
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    Closed TNT tricks

    hi, it's my first time here! can anyone guide me how to have a free internet plus call and text in my TNT champion SIM? my phone is Cherry Mobile ACE F100 and my area is Agusan del Norte in Mindanao.
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    Closed Libreng internet ng smart, tnt, sun cell

    What is the FREE INTERNET offer? As a special promo/offer, ALL PREPAID subscribers of Smart will enjoy FREE MOBILE INTERNET access. What does FREE INTERNET mean? FREE INTERNET is a promotion available to all ACTIVE prepaid subscribers to enjoy access to mobile Internet with no extra cost, up to...
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    Hello! Newbie here

    May alam po ba kau kung panu magka free mobile internet? thanks!