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Zong and Facebook have come together to connect the unconnected in Pakistan to the Internet with the launch of Free Basics. With this initiative more people in Pakistan will have access to a range of 22 free basic services like news, health, travel, local jobs, sports, education, services for women and entertainment via the www.freebasics.com website and mobile application.
In addition, all Zong users will exclusively be able to use the Facebook website and application for free by switching between “Free” & “Data” mode via a toggle button. In the FREE mode, customers will be able to post statuses, likes, comments, chat, check-ins, friend requests, even with zero balance. In order to video richer content such as videos, HD photos and external links, customers can switch to DATA mode and they will be charged as per their data plan.
There is NO subscription required for accessing these services and are available by default to all Zong subscribers.
Zong brings Free Basics services absolutely FREE! Customers can enjoy 3G & 4G speeds on Freebasics even with Zero Balance!
Accessing Free Facebook App:
You can access free Facebook from any web browser on your phone, or using the Facebook app for Android phones. You can download the facebook app here.
You can access www.FreeBasics.com from any web browser on your phone, or using the FreeBasics app for Android phones Only. You can download the FreeBasics.com app here (update the app link under this)
FreeBasics.com includes a wide variety of popular services from various information and entertainment categories including news, health, education, travel, finance, jobs, sports, entertainment and information services. The list of services is as follows:
- Facebook Messenger
- BBC News
- ESPN Cricinfo
- Facts for Life
- Girl Effect
- Ilm Ki Dunya
- UrduPoint Cooking
- Youth Opportunities
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