Express Wi-Fi is a connectivity service by Facebook under internet.org. A follow up of the banned Free Basics, the service provides access to the internet by the use of public Wi-Fi hotspots which are "low-cost, high bandwidth", as per Facebook.
With nearly 700 hotspots across four states in India, the service was launched on 4 May 2017 announcing its partnership with Bharti Airtel, prior to which the services in Rajasthan, Uttrakhand, Gujarat and Meghalaya were handled by LMES, AirJaldi, Tikona and Shaildhar ISPs respectively.
Partnering with Surf, a Kenya-based ISP, Express Wi-Fi was launched in the country on 29 March, 2017 providing 100 Wi-Fi hotspots in the greater Nairobi area. Uche Ofodile, regional head of Africa Express Wi-fi, stated leading of Kenya, in innovation, on the continent as the reason to bring the service in the country.
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