Facebook and Qualcomm will introduce Wi-Fi network with speed nearing gigabit

There has been some news that Qualcomm has been working on the 5G technology, but the next big thing in a wireless network is something else. Qualcomm and Facebook are coming together to work on a project to bring high-speed Wi-Fi technology to urban areas.

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Qualcomm explained about their technology in a press release. They will be working on Facebook’s Terragraph technology to deliver high-speed Wi-Fi.

With the implementation of these technologies, operators would be able to improve the speed, efficiency and quality of internet connectivity around the world at only a fraction of the cost of fiber deployments.

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Terragraph technology was introduced by Facebook at F8 2016. It consists of a high-speed Wi-Fi network mesh that can be deployed outdoors in urban areas.

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So what’s Facebook and Qualcomm planning with this Terragraph technology? Qualcomm’s 10Gbps link rate solution and early interface mitigation techniques when coupled with Facebook’s Terragraph would make gigabit Wi-Fi connectivity a reality.

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The trails for this technology will start in mid-2019, and only in selected markets, but those areas were not yet revealed by Qualcomm.

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