Facebook Builds An Open-Source Wireless Platform

Facebook Builds An Open-Source Wireless Platform

OpenCellular is an initiative to bring wireless access to everyone in the world

Jiwon Kim
  • 12 july 2016

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.

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