Sunday, January 18, 2015

Facebook Enables Free Data to Tigo Colombia Subscribers

Facebook's continue to expand (see Airtel, Zambia), this time to Tigo subscribers in Colombia.

Related post - "[Allot]: tigo Internet Use Case: Application Based Charging" - here.

"At an event in Bogotá, Colombia, Mark Zuckerberg and President Juan Manuel Santos Calderón announced the availability of Facebook‘s app for Tigo customers in Colombia. Through the app, Tigo customers in Colombia will have free access to government services including: Instituto Colombiano para la Evaluación de la Educación, an education assessment service and Agronet, a service that provides information on agriculture and rural development.

[Tigo's Fineprint - here]

This is the first time the app is available in Latin America, and it’s also the first to include government services as part of the other free basic services in the areas of education, health, communication, jobs, finance, and local information.

The full list of free services includes: 1doc324 Symbols, AccuWeatherAgronetBabyCenter & MAMAFacebookGirl EffectInstituto Colombiano para la Evaluación de la EducaciónMessengerMitulaPara la VidaSu DineroTambero.comUNICEFWikipediaYoAprendo

See " App Launches in Colombia" - here.

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