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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Facebook Will Enter Space

Facebook Is Launching Its First Internet-Beaming Satellite in ‘Next Few Months’

Ken Yeung | April 12, 2016

Facebook said that it’s moving forward with efforts to connect the rest of the world to the Internet. Chief executive Mark Zuckerberg revealed that the company’s program has made progress and will be launching its first satellite in the next few months. In addition, its Free Basics initiative has now helped more than 25 million people around the world get online.
To move the needle further, Facebook announced the launch of its Free Basics simulator for developers, giving them access to a system that’ll show them how their app will perform on the Free Basics platform.

The AMOS 6 satellite, which Facebook will use to beam internet to Africa... Source:

<more at; related articles and links: (AMOS by Spaceom website) and (Zuckerberg: 15M people worldwide can now access the Web via October 28, 2015)>

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