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Facebook’s Next 4 Billion Users

Sunday - 8/25/2013, 4:45am  ET

Getting more of the world on the Internet will likely provide Internet service companies with a massive runway for long-term growth. To that end, Facebook recently launched, a collaborative effort aimed at drastically reducing the barrier of entry associated with getting connect to the Internet from the developing world.

It wasn't too long ago when Google launched a similar initiative called the Google Free Zone, which allows users in the developing world to get free access to Google services on their mobile device.

In the following video, Fool contributor Steve Heller sits down with tech and telecom analysts Eric Bleeker and Jamal Carnette to discuss the bigger picture that Internet services will likely be companies that are winners over the long-term as more of the world gets connected.

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