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A global partnership formed to provide high-speed Internet access to third-world countries via unmanned aircraft. Initiated by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in 2013, Facebook, Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera, Qualcomm and Samsung are founding members. Express WiFi offers low-cost Wi-Fi access, and Free Basics is an open Web platform that any cellphone user can access free of charge with a SIM card from a compliant mobile carrier. See Facebook.