High-speed Internet Access For Everyone & Why Global Connectivity Is Needed

June 29, 2017 10:02 PM

About This Video

This video was uploaded to the YouTube channel Singularity Prosperity in June 2017.

In this video, we’ll be discussing why global internet connectivity is essential in ensuring a more prosperous future for all and to assure in many of the new technologies in development today. As well as the ongoing and future initiatives to make this hyper-connected future a reality – sooner than many think.

[0:30-10:00] Starting off we'll take a look at the evolution of the web, how it has advanced society, assured in new technological advancements and why global connectivity is essential in ensuring everyone can access these benefits.

[10:00-19:10] Following that, we'll discuss the ground-based initiatives to bring internet connectivity to the world,

with Googles Project Loon and Facebooks Project Aquila, as well as the upgrades they will see in the future.

[19:10-26:25] To conclude, we'll discuss the space-based initiatives to bring global internet coverage, with the satellite constellations in development by SpaceX, OneWeb, Boeing and others.

About Singularity Prosperity

The Singularity Prosperity is a YouTube channel for those who want to know more about the innovations being made across the world, understand the impact certain technologies will have on society, utilise technology as a tool to better their lives and work together towards building a post-scarcity society.

The world has been changing at an accelerating rate since the industrial revolution, and this rate of change is only bound to increase as various technologies begin to converge with their own respective exponential trends. These technologies include quantum computing, virtual reality and artificial intelligence.

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