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Facebook plans to launch a satellite to provide free internet in inner part of Africa

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Facebook’s CEO and founder has recently announced that they are planning to launch a satellite by the next year to provide free internet access in the inner part of Africa, where yet people are not connected with world.

It’s been reported that the Mark Zuckerberg has announced about this new step in an event at Washington.

The company is signing with the French based satellite operator Eutelsat, in attempt to launch a new satellite for delivering free internet access in 14 countries including West, East and Southern Africa.

These all initiatives are the part of Facebooks internet.org project, which claims to connect the whole world with internet.

However, in several part of world, this project is also getting criticized by saying that ‘it’s violating the net neutrality principles’.


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