Facebook wants to improve telecom infrastructure with Intel and Nokia




Facebook is the Telecom Infrastructure Project started with providers, network operators and system builders to be brought together to work on new infrastructure for telecom networks. Among others, Intel and Nokia are on board.

According to Facebook, it is becoming easier to share video and VR images but the network capacity growth is not as fast as needed. Telecom Infrastructure Project should therefore work together companies and organizations to reference designs that use providers in the construction of new generation networks such as those for 5g. In addition to Intel and Nokia, Deutsche Telekom and SK Telecom agreed to cooperate.

The designs involve techniques in network access, backhaul and management. Moreover, it is the aim of the project in order to achieve the greatest possible new designs for parts and not for complete systems; this could save costs and providers have more flexibility in the construction of network infrastructure.

Facebook will benefit from faster networks with greater bandwidth. The company has high expectations Fri video, which costs more storage space than traditional video. According to the social network virtual reality will provide new social opportunities. In total, Facebook users now 20,000 360gradenvideo added to the site, with a VR glasses offer a panoramic view. The biggest manufacturer of VR goggles, Oculus, is part of Facebook and the company has a special “social vr’ team arranged which focuses on Fri use by the social network.


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