Facebook wants to bring internet to developing countries with drones




Facebook has announced that its Internet.org initiative is provided by drones. Developing countries Internet This must be taken into account. With solar panels for months in the air

It was announced on the website of Internet.org, a consortium of technology companies led by Facebook. Under the name Connectivity Lab is working on an unmanned plane that at an altitude of about 20 km and can fly autonomously can provide. For Internet on the ground These should be in urban areas. Deployed In rural areas, the consortium aims to ensure internet via satellite.

According to Facebook, the drone, which partly include NASA developed, can fly autonomously for months. The aircraft is powered by a series of solar panels that are installed. On the wings Before setting up the Internet connection uses a technology that free-space optical communication is called. With this technique, data is transmitted via infrared signals.

Facebook announced earlier Internet.org the consortium of which include Samsung, Qualcomm, MediaTek, Ericsson, Nokia and Opera to join. The purpose of the organization is to bring over mobile networks. Internet to developing countries There were not previously presented concrete plans on how this should be accomplished.

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