Facebook has a new app called Discover, and its part of a new “Free Basics Initiative” that offers wireless subscribers a free, but limited, amount of data per day. This data can only be used for “low-bandwidth traffic data”, mostly browsing on websites. The point of this free data is for users to be able to keep connected even after their data salary runs out.

In Peru, where the Discover app is initially available, most mobile users pay for data and minutes on a pay-as-you-go basis. Although data and plans are relatively cheap, there are many rural areas of Peru where income is more…

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