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Facebook scraps connectivity drone project

Facebook abandoned development of its own internet-beaming drones for unconnected regions in favour of working …

Facebook pushes on with drone trial

Facebook completed the second test of its Aquila solar-powered aircraft, intended to provide broadband coverage …

Facebook discussing Aquila drone trials in India

Facebook has initiated discussions with the Indian government and local mobile operators about trialling high-altitude, …

Facebook in talks with countries for drone demos – report

Facebook is in discussion with several countries to trial internet connectivity through drones in poorly networked areas. Demonstrations could …

Facebook reassures operators over infrastructure efforts

LIVE FROM 5G ASIA, SINGAPORE: Facebook revealed new supporters of its telecoms network initiative, Telecom …

Facebook’s full-scale drone completes first flight

Facebook’s Connecitivty Lab completed the first successful test flight of its high-altitude unmanned aircraft called Aquila, as part of its effort to bring interner to the 4 billion people around the world who don’t have it, particulary the 1.6 billion who live in remote locations.