Facebook has today announced a partnership with 18 mobile carriers in 14 different countries that will offer free or discounted access to Facebook’s messenger app for Android and iOS.
This promotion will be available from more than 18 operators in 14 countries. Operators committed to special pricing for Facebook messaging include TMN in Portugal, Three in Ireland, Airtel and Reliance in India, Vivacom in Bulgaria, Backcell in Azerbaydzhan, Indosat, Smartfren, AXIS and XL Axiata in Indonesia, SMART in Philippines, DiGi in Malaysia, DTAC in Thailand, Viva in Bahrain, STC in Saudi Arabia, Oi in Brazil, Etisalat in Egypt, and Tre in Italy.
So basically the various mobile carriers involved will be charging their customers less for the data they are using when they are using the Facebook app on Android or IOS.
Source EngadgetFiled Under: Android News, Apple, Technology News