A request with the FCC to test wireless networking tech is pending approval.
Facebook is preparing to fly drones above its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.
The tech giant recently requested a “special temporary authority” from the Federal Communications Commission, the government agency that handles radio spectrum licensing, to broadcast wireless networking waves at a frequency of 27.95 to 28.05 gigahertz in the surrounding area. The reason? To test telecom tech via unmanned aerial vehicles in the air over its offices between this month and April 1st of next year …
Fortune | Oct. 12, 2016