The world’s most popular social network, Facebook is hell-bent on giving the African continent freebies under the Internet.org program. It started with partnering with telecoms operating on the continent, but not all telecom service providers welcomed the move. The free Internet connection by Facebook will naturally make a dent into the telecoms’ revenues from providing Internet connection services to their subscribers.
Although some telecoms agreed to partner with Facebook under Internet.org, there are a good number of telecoms that flatly refused the offer. Next, Facebook came up with an innovative plan to deploy an airborne Internet connection infrastructure in the form of a
Facebook has again jumped into an even more ambitious plan to provide free Internet connection in Africa. The social network wants to beam down Internet connection to the continent, way up in the sky. I don’t mean flying the drone higher up in the sky, I mean Facebook is going outside the planet and into space to set up a satellite that will beam down the Internet connection.
Facebook has partnered with French satellite operator Eutelsat Communication to launch the AMOS-6 satellite …read more
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