Free Basics Platform
Reach the next wave of people coming to the internet.
Join the Free Basics Platform by adding your app, website, or service to Free Basics, which provides people free access to a range of basic services in markets where internet access may be less affordable.
Add your website to Free Basics to:
- Grow your audience by providing affordable access to your services.
- Scale your social impact.
- Establish your brand early in the fastest-growing mobile markets.
Free Basics is an open platform. Anyone can add their website to the Free Basics Platform so long as they abide by our participation guidelines, which exist to optimize for performance on older phones and slower network connections.
Reach new-to-internet users across Africa, Asia, and Latin America and make a social impact by adapting your mobile app or website for the Free Basics platform.
If you are a non-profit organization or NGO with services or information that are beneficial for new-to-internet users, there are resources that can help you build and adapt your website for Free Basics.
Provide essential information to your citizens through Free Basics.
SmartBusiness, a South African website that helps people launch and run businesses, receives 5x more daily searches since joining the Free Basics Platform.
Maya, a women’s health support website, sees 71 percent of their traffic from Free Basics. Maya receives 18x more daily queries since launching with Free Basics.
1doc3, a digital platform from Colombia that helps real doctors answer medical questions, has seen 21 percent of total traffic generated from Free Basics. Free Basics has also allowed the company to reach 4 new markets.
BabyCenter has reached 5.5 million people with vital health information for pregnancy and parenting through Free Basics alone.