Facebook Terragraph wants to give cities better Internet
April 13, 2016 - Uncategorized
Facebook is working on bringing better Internet connectivity to the world in three major ways, and one of them is aiming to bring faster and more reliable connections to urban areas.
Called Terragraph, the system is an antenna-based Wi-Fi delivery system designed for urban connectivity. It was announced at Facebook’s F8 developers conference Wednesday.
Terragraph can outfit street lights, traffic signals and other city infrastructure with antennas capable of delivering transmission rates up to 7Gbps (gigabits per second) via the WiGig standard — much faster than today’s 4G/LTE mobile connections. Read more…