Facebook Has Introduced ExpressWifi Hotspots In Lagos Nigeria

Facebook is really making sure everyone in the world is connected via the internet. Facebook introduced Facebook Lite and also partnered with Airtel Nigeria to provide free unlimited browsing to some selected sites using Free Basics.

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According to source, ExpressWifi by Facebook is a new program that lets phone owners purchase data from local internet service providers. Effectively, Facebook is providing software that helps local ISPs and entrepreneurs sell and provide internet service in rural areas, which can be accessed via public Wi-Fi hotspots.

Express Wi-Fi by Facebook is a new program that lets phone owners purchase data from local internet service providers. Their data are very cheap, compared to prevailing internet rates. Subscribers can get 5GB monthly for just N1,600. Or 100 MB for just N40.00 for a day.
This service is currently in progress here in Lagos, Nigeria and it will be deployed across the country eventually, as soon as the first phase which is centred around Lagos is completed.

Incase you don’t know, this same ExpressWifi was firstly introduced in India last month and Nigeria is the second in list where ExpressWifi by Facebook is been introduced.

Below is the official price list and data plans currently available on ExpressWifi by Facebook.

Users within the Express Wi-Fi coverage area will be able to browse the sites of Facebook Free basic platform for free, but other online activity will be require a fee. The available data plans on Express Wi-Fi are listed below:
Data bundle       Cost       Validity
100MB                 N40        24hrs
300MB                 N110      24hrs
750MB                 N270      7 days
2GB                      N700      7 days
3GB                      N1000   30 days
5GB                      N1600   30 days
As you can see, it is the cheapest data plans ever. Presently, their services will only be available in Lagos and will be deployed across the country eventually, as soon as the first phase which is centred around Lagos is completed.
 
If you’re within a coverage area, you can SignUp for Express Wi-Fi a free 14 days trial here, which gives you free100MB daily.

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