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Facebook’s millimeter-wave radio tech hits new bandwidth records

Original story at TechCrunch• 11 mentions • 4 months ago

TechCrunch 4 months ago

 
It’s no secret that Facebook is highly interested in bringing Internet connectivity to more people — even in very remote areas where traditional technologies don’t typically work. To do this, the company has recently focused on its Aquila drone and many of the backend radio technologies that are necessary for bringing wireless access to more users. Today, at its F8 developer conference, the company provided an update on the state of many of these projects. The highlight here is probably the fact that Facebook’s millimeter-wave (MMW) radio technology, which can be used for drone-to-ground communications or for more traditional terrestrial ...
 
 
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21 Apr
Altitude @Altitude_Inc
Facebook’s millimeter-wave radio tech hits new bandwidth records https://t.co/CYaCskS2ke
20 Apr
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19 Apr
Frederic Lardinois @fredericl
Facebook is also working on a tethered drone that can offer wireless connectivity during emergencies. https://t.co/eZwkBREIYj
19 Apr
Jorn Buhring, PhD @JornBuhring
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19 Apr
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19 Apr
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19 Apr
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19 Apr
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19 Apr
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19 Apr
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