Freebasics is a free browsing platform provided by network provided to enable users surf the web on selected sites free of charge. Long before now, it was only on the Airtel network in Nigeria that you could access Facebook Freebasics service and sites on Freebasics. The uplifting news now is that, you can now access Freebasics using Etisalat network in Nigeria.
If you decide to use your Etisalat sim to surf the web, in some cases you would be redirected to a page asking you if you would prefer to browse in data mode or in free mode.You can only browse sites within the Freebasics service, sites like Facebook, Messenger, Nairaland, BBC, Ask.com, Wikipedia, Jobberman etc.
Freebasics can be accessed on the app and also on the Web. You will browse sites without an active data and airtime till you get tired. You can download Freebasics Android app from google playstore, just go to play.google.com. Also, you can visit the web version via internet.org or 0.freebasics.com.
This would come as a good news to people who have strong Etisalat network connection in their area. Have you tried connecting to the web with Etisalat freebasic service? Let us know your experience in the comments below…