Facebook makes first drone test flight
Facebook announced it had completed the first successful test flight of its UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) platform, which it intends to deploy in order to extend connectivity as part of its internet. org initiative.
Facebook brings Internet.org app to Latin America
Facebook has chosen Colombia as the first Latin American market in which it offers its Internet. org app, providing a range of free basic online services to mobile users. Colombia is the fourth country in which Internet. org has been made available.
Internet.org targets emerging market developers
Facebook held a workshop in Indonesia to work with developers on making apps more efficient, in line with its Internet. org initiative to boost internet access in the developing world.
Ericsson, Facebook optimise app coverage on Indonesia’s XL network
Facebook and Ericsson, working together as part of the internet. org initiative championed by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to boost online connectivity in emerging markets, claimed they can improve app performance by up to 70 per cent.
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