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Free Basics

FREE BASICS is a joint initiative of airtel and Facebook towards bridging the digital divide and building a knowledge-based society. Fueling affordable internet access to local and international content, which can act as key enablers to drive “Digital Nigeria” on the smartphone network

Free Basics is a service from Facebook that lets you visit websites on your phone free, even with zero balance!

Just go to www.freebasics.com to get access to Facebook, Onetouch, and over 30 other internet websites free.

There is no cost to you.

You can do many things with Free Basics, like:

  • Use Facebook to connect with friends & family
  • Get up to date on global and local news
  • Buy and sell things
  • Get sports updates
  • Find health and education information
    …and much more!

Some of the websites available are:

  • Entertainment Store
  • Goal.com
  • Wikipedia
  • Yuzah
  • Messenger
  • SuperSport
  • MatchUp.NG
  • Jobberman
  • Nairaland
  • Ask a Doctor
  • BBC News

Follow these steps to use Free Basics:

  1. On your airtel phone, go to your phone’s settings.
  2. Turn on mobile data. Don’t worry, Free Basics won’t deduct airtime from your balance.
  3. Go to the internet on your phone browser
  4. Type: www.freebasics.com
  5. Click “Continue” to accept the Terms. Now you can use Free Basics!