Facebook will soon give rural India a big fillip by teaming up with BSNL for setting up 100 Wi-Fi hotspots in villages, at a total cost of Rs.5 crores. This will be on a revenue sharing basis. FB has agreed to buy bandwidth from India for a trial period of 3 years, which could be extended for a further 2 years.
Mark Zuckerberg has been opening up about his personal life of late. (You’d think that would come with being the owner of a website that’s built on people sharing travel updates and baby pictures). He’s been using Facebook to share his travel pics, his views about world events, and even letting the world know that his wife was expecting. But he’s just gone ahead and done something he hadn’t done yet – he’s offered the world a tantalizing glimpse into Facebook’s office.