Facebook reveals remote areas internet access plans

Published 23/02/2016 Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg at the Mobile World Congress wireless show in Barcelona (AP) Facebook wants to use artificial intelligence to help bring remote parts of the world online, the social network has said. Following on from a surprise appearance at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona where company chief Mark Zuckerberg described virtual reality as the future, Facebook has spoken of its desire to map the world and identify areas of human activity lacking in connectivity. Share Go To The social network is already involved in a solar-powered drone project which aims to beam internet signals down to remote parts of the world. This new mapping system could be used in conjunction with the drones. In a blog post discussing the idea, Facebook’s Tobias Tiecke explained that…


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