STAFF REPORT IBD: Mobilink has launched Wikipedia Zero in order to provide its customers with free access to the worlds largest general reference database. The source will be available for Mobilinks prepaid customers round the clock to the full mobile version of Wikipedia. Mobilink customers will also be able to view these articles in Urdu on supported handsets.

“As Pakistans leading mobile internet provider we are proud to partner with the worlds sixth largest website to offer our customers free access to Wikipedia. We hope that our customers will enjoy browsing through Wikipedia on Pakistans fastest mobile data network, said Farid Ahmad, VPM Mobilink, while commenting on the launch of the initiative. The service is offered in continuation of Mobilinks ideology of providing its customers the best mobile internet experience.

On the other hand, this service will also complement Mobilinks recent contract with UNESCO for its mTaleem projects where under and unprivileged women from the rural areas are formally taught through mobile phone services and SMS.

The service is available for all new and existing pre-paid customers free of cost.

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