Facebook Cracks Deal to Beam Internet to much of sub-Saharan Africa
Social network’s internet.org initiative reaches deal with French company Eutelsat that will see much of sub-Saharan Africa given internet
Eutelsat says that the satellite capacity will provide “Direct-to-User” internet access using off the shelf equipment, so users in even the remotest parts of Africa can get online.
The satellite internet access will be provided via Internet.org, the company’s non-profit foundation dedicated to getting the world online.
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