Wikipedia Zero

  1. Wikimedia and zero rating: clear principles for free knowledge

    Photo by Victor Grigas, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

    The Wikimedia Foundation works to expand free and open access to knowledge everywhere, including areas where affordable access to the internet is a fundamental barrier. In some regions, the Foundation has utilized “zero-rating” to make mobile traffic to Wikipedia and the Wikimedia sites entirely free. This approach removes the barrier of cost for those wishing to read, learn, and contribute t... Read more

  2. What is Wikipedia Zero? (VIDEO)

    What is Wikipedia Zero? This short video explains the Wikipedia Zero program, in under two minutes. You can also view it on Vimeo.com here and YouTube.com here. Video by Victor Grigas (WMF), freely licensed under CC-BY-SA 4.0

    Watch this short video, which explains the Wikipedia Zero program, in under two minutes. Learn how (…)... Read more

  3. Wikimedia supports the Lyon Declaration and Access to Knowledge

    "WikiReaders at Sinenjongo" by Pamrob3, under CC-BY-SA-3.0

    The Wikimedia Foundation is proud to join the Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development which calls for United Nations member states to provide all people the ability to access and share knowledge. After all, this speaks to the ambition of the Wikimedia movement: sharing the sum of all human knowledge to all people around the world. […]... Read more

  4. Wikipedia Zero and Net Neutrality: Protecting the Internet as a Public Space

    Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. That’s our commitment. – Wikimedia Foundation Vision Statement
    In November 2012, a group of students at Sinenjongo High School in Joe Slovo Park, a poor South African township, launched a petition to South African cell phone providers to provide access to Wikipedia free of charge. The studen... Read more

  5. Wikimedia Bangladesh and Grameenphone arranged a Wikipedia Contributor Day in Dhaka

  6. Open letter for free access to Wikipedia on mobile in South Africa

  7. Telenor Wikipedia Zero partnership will provide free access to Wikipedia on mobile in Myanmar

  8. Airtel Wikipedia Zero partnership to pilot Wikipedia via text

  9. Speaking about free knowledge and the law at Yale ISP

  10. Umniah first to launch Wikipedia Zero in Jordan