Orange brings Wikipedia content to its phones

Orange and the Wikimedia Foundation have just announced a new partnership that will bring new mobile services to European customers.

Said partnership – the first of its kind – will allow Orange’s subscribers to quickly access content from Wikipedia, the famous web encyclopedia, directly on their mobile phones. 

The first phase of the partnership will: create Wikipedia channels on Orange’s web and mobile portals; enrich Orange’s portals with direct links to useful info from Wikipedia; create mobile and web-based widgets that should allow users to access Wikipedia content from their handsets faster than ever.   

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For the beginning, Orange will roll-out the services in the UK, France, Spain and Poland. After that, the rest of its European markets will be able to enjoy the new services as well.

Via Press release

Author: Ilinca Nita

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