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Facebook's Free Basics programme hits snag

Indian regulators ban free mobile data programmes that favour some Internet services
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 05:50

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Mr Zuckerberg's stumble in bringing his signature project to India underscores the difficulties of widening Internet access to the world at large.

San Francisco

FOR years, Mark Zuckerberg has had a grander vision than just connecting the more than one billion people who already use Facebook: He wants to connect the entire world.

That effort hit a major roadblock on Monday, when Indian regulators banned free mobile data

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