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Old 05-10-2015, 08:58   #1
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Here We Go: Facebook to Beam Internet to Africa Via Satellites

Available 2nd half 2016. Services are expected to provide between 10 and 20 Mbps in the new generation Ku band satellites [at their fastest speed]. I suspect they will slice the bandwidth to make it more affordable and maintain the 1 to 2 Mbps but provide the service for nearly free.

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Re: Here We Go: Facebook to Beam Internet to Africa Via Satellites

Anything that ultimately drives the cost down would be welcome. Right now satellite internet on a boat is 100x more expensive than cellular internet.
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