October 5, 2015

...AND CHEAPER...:

Facebook to beam free internet to Africa with satellites (Heather Kelly , 10/05/15, CNN Money)

The social network is teaming up with the French satellite company Eutelsat (ETCMY) to launch a satellite that will provide internet access to people in sub-Saharan Africa. The satellite will launch next year and service will start in the second half of 2016. It will reach 14 countries in West, East and Southern Africa.

Facebook (FB, Tech30) will use the satellite to bring free Internet access to rural areas. 

Posted by at October 5, 2015 6:41 PM
  

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