• Facebook and Qualcomm Team Up to Bring Fast Internet to Cities in 2019

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Qualcomm is joining Facebook in its effort to bring low-cost, fast Wi-Fi to cities by 2019.
    Facebook's Wi-Fi plan , announced in 2016, would use antennas on light poles and other city structures to bring Wi-Fi to the area. The technology is also supposed to be able to divert online traffic around around tall buildings and heavy congestion on the Wi-Fi network, making it ideal for urban environments. Terragraph is meant to bring faster Internet speeds and at a lower cost than fiber technology.
    Now Qualcomm's chips will be integrated with Facebook's so-called Terragraph technology, allowing...
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