Facebook Builds An Open-Source Wireless Platform
OpenCellular is an initiative to bring wireless access to everyone in the world
At the end of 2015, numbers showed that more than 4 billion people had no internet access, and 10 percent of the world’s population live without cellular connectivity. Facebook has constantly been on the hunt to provide internet access for the whole world. In an effort to reach even the most secluded areas, Facebook started a new project called OpenCellular. The idea is to make cellular and internet networks cheap and easy to set up.
Although they have worked on delivering internet through other means, the tech giant hopes that this project will bring it one momentous step closer to its goal.