Scratch Wireless targets bargain hunters with $99 smartphone, free Wi-Fi calls – CNET

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On Tuesday, the company introduced the CoolPad Arise, a Chinese-manufactured smartphone that runs Google’s Android mobile operating system and operates on Scratch’s “Wi-Fi first” wireless service. The inexpensive phone can be used for free on …
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eGovWatch:13K gram panchayats in Andhra Pradesh to enjoy free service by 2019 – Express Computer

eGovWatch:13K gram panchayats in Andhra Pradesh to enjoy free service by 2019
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“Our aim is to provide free wifi connectivity to all villages, educational institutions, hospitals along with 46,000 government institutions,” Satyanarayana said. At least 1.20 crore households in AP will also be provided 15 to 20 Mbps internet

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Google, Seattle Library team up to offer free Wi-Fi hotspots – KOMO News

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SEATTLE — Instead of checking out a book, you can now check out a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot at the library. It’s an attempt by the City of Seattle and Google to bridge the digital divide of the haves and have nots by providing free internet access to
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