Wikimedia Foundation & Orange Reach Landmark Deal

Having recently supported the Wikimedia Foundation with a grant to improve mobile access and editing facilities for Wikipedia users, we were delighted to hear the news that they had reached a deal with mobile operator Orange to provide free access to Wikipedia for Orange’s 70 million customers in the Middle East and Africa. This new partnership is due to be launched in 20 countries this year and it’s hoped that other mobile operators will follow suit.

To read more about this story, why not take a look at the Wikimedia press release?