Facebook cans Project Aquila drone-WiFi plan based on British technology

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Facebook Project Aquila drone in flight test

Facebook bought Somerset-based Ascenta in 2014 to develop solar-powered drones to deliver internet connectivity to remote regions

Facebook has discontinued its Project Aquila plan to use drones to beam internet connectivity to poorly served parts of the world*. The plan, originally revealed in 2014, was one of a number of ideas...

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