Facebook Plans to Beam Internet from the Sky with Lasers

Facebook is working on a project that uses laser technology to beam Internet access from the sky, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced.

Zuckerberg posted the following video to his personal Facebook account earlier this week:

The vague announcement follows news last month that Facebook had scrapped an ambitious plan to provide low-cost Internet access to the developing world via a $500 million satellite.

Both initiatives are part of Zuckerberg’s Internet.org initiative, which aims to “make affordable access to basic internet services available to every person in the world”.

 

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