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Facebook is developing an internet satellite after shutting down drone project

4 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

Facebook is continuing its initiative to develop hardware that beams down high-speed internet, though its moving the effort to space. According to documents obtained by Wired through Freedom of Information Act requests , the social network is working on an internet satellite that would “efficiently provide broadband access to unserved and underserved areas throughout the world,” according to an application filed with the FCC under the name PointView Tech LLC. Facebook has confirmed to Wired that it is indeed the company behind the application, and that the working title for the satellite...
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Facebook hopes to launch an internet satellite in early 2019

Facebook hopes to launch an internet satellite in early 2019

4 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

Facebook has cooperated on internet satellite initiatives , but there's been precious little word of plans to make its own satellite beyond high-level promises. Now, however, there's something tangible. Both publicly d...
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