Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Facebook Wants to Build 11,000 atmospheric satellite Drones to Bring Internet to Africa

Facebook is shelling out $60 million to acquire Titan Aerospace, a company that makes atmospheric satellite drones.  They are solar-powered drones capable of staying in the sky for up to five years.

 The social media site reportedly wants to use drones to bring Internet connection to the two thirds of the world that still lack connectivity, starting with parts of Africa.   Here is more on the Facebook - Titan Aerospace deal