Zuckerberg: Connecting Billions Is Long-Term Goal

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Feb. 24 (Bloomberg) –- Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg discusses his vision for connecting billions of people via the internet at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. (Source: Bloomberg)

Increases, you benefit because such a large percentage of the internet uses your service.

What kind of trajectory would we see this on?

How long do you think it will be the we could potentially -- say everything went right and all of partnerships work and you really got what you wanted, how long before everyone could have basic services and not streaming netflix -- wikipedia and weather information?

What i hope is we can prove the model works and then get to a place where we can work with a larger number of carrier partners within the next two or three years.

After that, that is when i think a lot of the hard work will begin of rolling it out and working with the carriers to do that, which is really when i think you would start to see many more folks get on the internet.

Is a long-term thing for us.

It is not something where we think, well, we will figure something out and in six months, we will start to see internet numbers grow dramatically.

If we can do this well as an industry, within five years, i hope the number of people we are connecting is a lot more than the billion someone put in the video that played right before you and i, p are.

I would hope in the next 10 years, we could make progress connecting most of the world,

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