Technology

Facebook, Eutelsat to beam Internet to Africa by satellite

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Facebook is working with French satellite firm Eutelsat Communications SA to beam the Internet to parts of sub-Saharan Africa starting next year. Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg made the announcement in a Facebook post. “As part of our Internet.org efforts to connect the world, we’re partnering with Eutelsat to launch a satellite into orbit that will connect millions of people,” ...

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LG launches Watch Urbane 2nd Edition with LTE connectivity

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LG has launched the Watch Urbane 2nd Edition, offering LTE connectivity and a larger 1.38-inch display with a resolution of 480 x 480 and a pixel density of 348ppi. While the Watch Urbane LTE featured cellular connectivity, today’s model is the first LTE-enabled smartwatch to run Android Wear, offering a nano-SIM slot. Other specs of the Watch Urbane 2nd Edition ...

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L’ATI installe le premier serveur RIPE Atlas Anchor en Afrique pour la mesure de la qualité internet

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L’Anchor RIPE Atlas est l’un des projets lancés récemment (octobre 2013) par le RIPE-NCC, le gestionnaire des ressources Internet de l’Europe et l’Asie. Grâce à son adhésion en 2013 au RIPE-NCC, l’ATI a annoncé qu’elle a agit pour faire partie de ce projet en mettant en place un serveur Anchor RIPE Atlas qui sera le premier en Afrique et dans le ...

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