Facebook is teaming up with Qualcomm to work on high-speed wireless internet

Facebook has now enlisted Qualcomm to provide the tech for its gigabit Wi-Fi project that is meant to make sending data through routers more efficient and increase internet speeds. It’s called the Terragraph Project and it’s been in the works since Facebook first announced it at the company’s 2016 annual developer conference, describing the project as a “multi-node wireless system focused on bringing high-speed internet connectivity to dense urban areas.”

New Qualcomm chipsets will be integrated with the Terragraph technology, so that manufacturers can hopefully upgrade routers to be able to send data at the 60GHz frequency, which will increase broadband connections to higher speeds.

A Qualcomm spokesperson described it as a solution for…

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