IPKO launches Wikipedia Zero

At the premises of Innovation Centre Kosovo tomorrow on Wednesday 30 April 2014 starting from 14:00 IPKO will launch Wikipedia Zero. Wikipedia Zero is a project by the Wikimedia Foundation to provide Wikipedia free of charge on mobile phones, particularly in developing markets.

This program was launched in 2012. IPKO is the first operator in region to offer this to its customers The objective of the program is to reduce barriers to accessing free knowledge—one of the largest barriers being cost of data usage. Wikipedia is a collaboratively edited, multilingual, free internet encyclopedia that is supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. It Has more than 30 million articles in 287 languages including over 4.4 million of English Wikipedia. Wikipedia articles are mainly a contribution of its visitors. Wikipedia was founded by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger on January 15th 2001