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Facebook to be available on JioPhone from Wednesday

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Starting Wednesday, will be available on JioPhone, a company statement said here adding that the app can be downloaded from the Appstore by all existing and new users.

"This new version of the app is built specially for KaiOS, a web based designed for JioPhone, so that its users get the best experience of This will open up Facebook for potential 50 crore feature phone users in India," the statement said.

The new Facebook app for supports push notifications, video, and links to external content. The app is also optimised to successfully accommodate the cursor function on JioPhone, the statement said.

"As promised, will be home to the world's leading applications, starting with Facebook. Jio, the world's largest mobile data network, is built to empower every Indian with the power of data and is an integral part of this movement," said Akash Ambani, Director, Jio.

"We are excited about our partnership with Jio and the opportunity to provide the best possible Facebook experience for millions of people using JioPhone," said Francisco Varela, of Mobile Partnerships, Facebook.

"Working with partners like Jio, we want to make sure everyone, everywhere has the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of being connected," he added.



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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 17:50 IST