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Facebook to [provide free internet to Africa with satellites starting in second half of 2016

October 7, 2015

Facebook 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.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: nextbigfuture.com

Facebook will provide free, satellite-based Internet access to a large portion of Africa, starting in the second half of 2016.

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