Closes the Meta Link category, used to compete with Elon Musk’s Starlink!
Meta has decided to shut down Facebook Connectivity aka Meta Connectivity. A recent report said the company is going to separate its infrastructure and central product teams.
Facebook’s parent company launched Meta Facebook Connectivity aka Meta connectivity decided to close. That is, the company has closed the connectivity department after about 10 years. The division was set up to bring internet connectivity to people living in remote areas so that more people could come online and use the company’s social media applications. Now, The Verge reports, Meta is preparing to separate the infrastructure and central product teams
Why did it start in 2013? Meta launched its connectivity division in 2013 and the company found many ways to provide free internet to people and all this the company did with the help of Facebook Aquila.
Now you must be wondering what this thing is, let us tell you that it was an experimental solar-powered drone developed by the company, which aims to bring internet to remote areas. Mater’s connectivity division is said to give stiff competition to Elon Musk’s Starlink service.
Big changes are coming to MetaConnectivity: According to reports from Light Reading and Fierce Wireless publications, Meta is working on a restructuring of its divisions and the company will reallocate its workforce into the infra and core products that fall under Meta.
According to the publication, Meta plans to continue working with similar telecom ecosystem partners in the future. Recall that during the Mobile World Congress i.e. MWC held in Barcelona in 2016, the company participated in the Telecom Infra Project (TIP). The objective behind this is to create standards for various telecommunication technologies.
Reminding that Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has already outsourced more than 11,000 employees, which is why the company is now downsizing, which is why the company is making some changes again.