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Thursday, July 07, 2016

Facebook Founder and CEO,Mark Zuckerberg Keeping his Promise of Bringing Connectivity to Remote Areas of the World.



Facebook  Founder and CEO,Mark Zuckerberg Keeping his Promise of  Bringing Connectivity to Remote Areas of the World.

A status update from a huge social media platform Facebook's founder and CEO,Mark Zuckerberg announced an open source wireless access platform named OpenCellular which can provide wireless network connectivity even in the remote areas of the world.
Here is the full text:
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"On our journey to connect the world, today we announced OpenCellular -- an open source wireless access platform to bring connectivity to remote areas of the world.
More than 4 billion people still don't have basic internet access, and one of the biggest challenges is figuring out how to reach remote areas existing infrastructure doesn't cover.
We designed OpenCellular as an open system so anyone -- from telecom operators to researchers to entrepreneurs -- can build and operate wireless networks in remote places. It's about the size of a shoe box and can support up to 1,500 people from as far as 10 kilometers away.
Along with our solar-powered aircraft Aquila and high-bandwidth laser beams, OpenCellular is the next step on our journey to provide better, more affordable connectivity to bring the world closer together."
-Mark Zuckerberg.
(Images from Facebook)