Dili, Timor Leste, 28 October 2015 – Telkomcel continues to deliver telecommunication solution in Timor Leste. Partnered with Facebook Corporation, Telkomcel announced the launch of free internet services includes Facebook and other websites, for people of Timor Leste.
To access the free services, Telkomcel’s users should go to www.freebasics.com and follow the direction given. However, the free services do not include pictures and videos, therefore www.freebasics.com will ask customers their confirmation to be able to continue accessing the pictures and/or videos.
“The partnership between Telkomcel and Facebook is another milestone to show Telkomcel’s commitment in regards to continuously increase the internet connectivity in Timor Leste. The service is a long awaited solution for people in Timor Leste who are now able to experience free access via Facebook and unlimited browsing time without charging their phone credit,” said Dedi Suherman, CEO of Telkomcel.
Free Basics by Facebook makes the internet accessible to more people by providing them access to a range of free basic services. Some free accessible websites and applications available in www.freebasics.com are Facebook Free Data, Facebook Messenger, AccuWeather for free weather information, Ask.com for general enquiries, BabyCenter for information about babies, Bing the search engine, free Dictionary, Facts For Life a practical, effective and low-cost ways to protect children’s lives and health, Girl Effect and SmartWoman for woman information, Info Malaria for malaria disease information, Social Blood a blood donor service, Thesaurus and Translator for free translation, Wikipedia,, World Reader an e-book service, Your Money a financial service, and many free links for Telkomcel’s subscribers.
Telkomcel wishes that more free websites and applications that cover information about government, community enquiries, business enquiries, or social activities arrived in Timor Leste as part of the country development.
For more information about the services, go to www.telkomcel.tl/free.