The Next Web: Wikipedia’s no-cost version for people without mobile data plans is dead

The Next Web: Wikipedia’s no-cost version for people without mobile data plans is dead. “The Wikimedia Foundation has killed off Wikipedia Zero, an initiative to deliver the online encyclopedia at no charge to mobile users around with the world. The zero-rated service was launched back in 2012 and saw the nonprofit partner with mobile carriers to waive the cost for accessing Wikipedia; it was available through 97 mobile operators in 72 countries, with a cumulative 800 million subscribers.”