Facebook to Buy Titan Aerospace to Provide Internet Connectivity Around the Globe

MALE UAV 15 Aug 2013Facebook is in talks to buy Titan Aerospace for $60 million, according to a TechCrunch article.

Sarah Perez writes that Facebook would like to build 11,000 drones in order to blanket parts of the earth that currently do not have internet access, with connectivity.

Facebook will utilize Titan Aerospace’s Solara 60 for the project, according to the article.

The drones can be launched at night, use internal battery packs and stay in the air for 5 years.

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