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WATCH: Facebook wants to deliver internet from drones

Posted Friday, March 28th 2014 @ 10am  by Rob Quinn, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – Facebook has followed up its leap into virtual reality with an ambitious plan to deliver the Internet around the world with drones, satellites, and lasers. "We've been working on ways to beam internet to people from the sky," Mark Zuckerberg wrote in a Facebook post explaining the work of, a partnership between Facebook and telecoms firms like Nokia that aims to bring the Internet to the two-thirds of the world that doesn't have easy access. Zuckerberg says Facebook's "Connectivity Lab" has some of the world's leading aerospace experts on board, including talent from NASA and from solar-powered drone maker Ascenta, TechCrunch reports.

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