[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation and Saudi Telecom (STC) partner to provide access to Wikipedia free of mobile data charges in the Middle East

Sarah slimvirgin at gmail.com
Tue Oct 16 18:20:14 UTC 2012

On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 5:13 PM, Kul Wadhwa <kwadhwa at wikimedia.org> wrote:

> Hi Sarah,
> This is not a stupid question...actually my wife asked me the same thing :)
> To implement a zero-rated version of Wikipedia we engage and work directly
> with an operator on multiple levels. Besides spending time with their
> business/marketing and/or corporate social responsibility staff to take on
> this program (because it does cost them time and resources) we work with on
> the technical side to adapt, customize and debug a light-weight version of
> Wikipedia (i.e., Wikipedia Zero) that their customers can access on their
> network. ... [snip]

Thanks, Kul, that was very helpful.


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