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Google Assistant now available in India to those without internet access

September 19, 2019

Via: TechSpot

In an event at New Delhi today, Google announced a telephone line that people in India can dial to get answers from Google Assistant. Anyone in the country on Vodafone-Idea telecom networks can call the number (000-800-9191-000), which is operational 24/7 and free of charge.

TechCrunch reports that Manuel Bronstein, VP at Google, says the initiative is designed to reach the large number of people in India without access to smartphones or the internet. While over 460 million people in India use the internet, more than half of the country’s 1.3 billion citizens are unconnected.

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