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Facebook To Launch A Satellite To Give Africa Fast Broadband

Facebook is planning to launch a satellite to provide internet access to remote parts of Africa, the social network's founder has said. Mark Zuckerberg announced the satellite was under construction and would be ready for launch into space in 2016 as part of the company's free mobile data In a post on the site, Mr Zuckerberg said: "Connectivity changes lives and communities. We're going to keep working to connect the entire world -- even if that means looking beyond our planet."

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