Facebook unveils new initiatives to connect more people

Neighbourhood Technology Desk: Facebook has always unveiled new initiatives to upgrade existing networks for the future, build new networks in under-connected regions and leverage new technologies.

Initiatives, announced at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, include partnerships to support Terragraph-a millimeter-wave, multi-node wireless back-haul system optimized to bring high-speed internet connectivity to dense urban areas.

Facebook also announced that Terragraph will be deployed for field trials in two locations serving customer traffic.