Connecting the unconnected
Our goals are ambitious, deliver internet connectivity to the more than 3.8 billion people who are not yet online.
The Connectivity team at Facebook explores new communication models and technologies in multiple domains, including lasers, terrestrial links, wireless networks and high-altitude platforms. Our team of experts aim to overcome technical challenges, invent new solutions and drastically change the economics of deploying wide-scale internet infrastructure. We work with researchers at universities, government labs and industry to quickly advance these new technologies to become viable solutions for operators and other partners to deploy.
For our broader Connectivity efforts beyond academic collaboration, see the Facebook Connectivity website.
“With about two-thirds of the world’s population not yet online, we want to connect the unconnected. To achieve this, we know we have to break some barriers and create a new set of technologies in the process.” Yael Maguire, Director of Hardware and Engineering Connectivity Lab
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Connectivity, Data Science, Systems & Networking
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John Ahlgren, Maria Eugenia Berezin, Kinga Bojarczuk, Elena Dulskyte, Inna Dvortsova, Johann George, Natalija Gucevska, Mark Harman, Ralf Lämmel, Erik Meijer, Silvia Sapora, Justin Spahr-Summers
Genetic Improvement Workshop - April 29, 2020
Jack Marriott, Birce Tezel, Zhang Liu, Nicolas Stier
ICCAR - April 20, 2020
Vishvas Suryakumar, Paul Varkey, Ben Thomsen, Jack Marriott, David Liu, Abhishek Tiwari
AIAA Scitech - January 6, 2020
Max Bright, Julius Kusuma, Eric Michielssen
IEEE AP-S/URSI - July 8, 2019
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