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A Q&A With Jimmy Wales On The U.S. Launch Of The People's Operator

Join us at 1:30 p.m. ET for a live Q&A with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales on the U.S. launch of The People's Operator, an alternative mobile provider.

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What if paying your cell phone bill felt good? Sounds crazy, I know. But Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales doesn't think so.

Today, Wales is lending his Internet star power to the U.S. launch of The People's Operator, an alternative mobile provider based in the U.K. that donates 10% of its customers' monthly bills to a charity of their choice. In addition to the 10% cut, TPO also donates 25% of its profits to charity.

Alongside its U.S. debut, the company is also launching a giving-focused social network called TPO.com, which aims to inject some potential word-of-mouth virality into the new carrier's low-budget marketing strategy.
Wales joined TPO's board as co-chair early last year and has been helping the company broaden its reach, supercharge its social strategy and, most importantly, bring its unique business model to new markets like the U.S.

Join us Tuesday, July 21st at 1:30 p.m. ET for a live Q&A with Wales to discuss all of this and more. Submit your questions now using the "make a comment" box below.

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