Facebook's plane to connect free internet to the world

Facebook's plane to connect free internet to the world

Facebook has announced the launch of the first flight of the drone solar-powered aims to provide free Internet service to remote areas in the world. The company said that the plane can fly during the day depending on solar energy, and in the evening they can get power from batteries account for half the weight of the aircraft. And enjoys the plane, code-name Aquila, a stand similar to the length of a Boeing 737 wing aircraft, and consume energy only five thousand watts, the same energy consumed by hair dryers or microwave. 

He adds a large aircraft engineers Parekh "Our mission is to link everyone on the planet", pointing out that Aquila is one of the technological development projects for Facebook to connect all remote areas of the project. Facebook reported that the use of its nearly 1.6 billion users, and that there are 1.6 billion people in need of another Internet service, indicating that it aims to link Web users to the network in some remote areas do not reach their services.

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