Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Facebook giving people in Africa free Internet; Poor US kids are still waiting...

I can't believe so many people are on Facebook. I read their privacy policy and hit the decline button.

Via CNN Money:
The social network is teaming up with the French satellite company Eutelsat (ETCMY) to launch a satellite that will provide internet access to people in sub-Saharan Africa. The satellite will launch next year and service will start in the second half of 2016. It will reach 14 countries in West, East and Southern Africa.
Facebook (FB, Tech30) will use the satellite to bring free Internet access to rural areas. The company is using satellites, lasers and drones to get the “next billion” people around the world online as part of its Internet.org initiative. It has already connected people in nearly 20 countries.
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