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STC partners with Wikimedia to further enhance services

Last updated: Sunday, October 14, 2012 12:47 AM



RIYADH – Saudi Telecom Company (STC) announced a new strategic partnership with Wikimedia Foundation, and launched an exclusive “Zero Wikipedia” service, which enables customers to browse the website for free and with high flexibility on all mobile phones.

The “Zero Wikipedia” service will be available to mobile customers in Arabic, English, Urdu, Bengali, and Tagalog languages, through the service website: www.zero.wikipedia.org, or www.m.wikipedia.org. In addition to its availability at no cost, the service is also available through the mobile browser, and features high browsing speeds.

The launch of “Zero Wikipedia” comes to reaffirm STC’s commitment to spreading social awareness and to fostering a knowledge-sharing culture, as Wikipedia is considered to be the most popular global encyclopedia and is ranked the 5th most visited website. Wikipedia is also multilingual, and is openly editable, meaning that any user can edit and write new articles on the website. Wikipedia is operated by the non-profit organization “Wikimedia.”

The launch of the “Zero Wikipedia” service reaffirms the company’s dedication to fulfilling customer expectations. – SG

 
   
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