Twitter Inc. rolled out Twitter Lite, a mobile web version of its platform optimized for limited data and slow connections, the company said April 6.
It is available globally, but targets users in emerging markets in Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Africa. Twitter Lite offers additional features when accessed through Google Inc.'s Chrome and other modern web browsers installed on Android devices.
The company also said April 6 that it is partnering with Vodafone India as part of the Twitter Lite launch. The service is providing Vodafone customers in India with live cricket updates through a curated timeline.
Google is a unit of Alphabet Inc., while Vodafone Group Plc owns Vodafone India.