Facebook will invest in drones to expand internet access

The Facebook negotiates the purchase of the Titan Aerospace, a manufacturer of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or drones as they are more commonly called) that will be used to create internet networks in regions without access to the network, says site specializing in the technology sector “TechCrunch”.

According to the website, the most used social network in the world offered $ 60 million by Titan Aerospace, founded in 2012, it has closed capital.

The purchase will be part of the efforts of Internet.org, an initiative spearheaded by Facebook to include digital life in the billions of people around the world who do not have web access.

Drones of Titan, powered by solar energy that can be stored to maintain their autonomous systems flying at 20 km altitude for five years.

According to the “TechCrunch”, these drones can fulfill most tasks of geostationary satellites, but are cheaper.