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A Whitepaper on Wireless Access has been released by Huawei. The document outlines how fixed wireless can bring broadband to all. The high speeds and large capacity of 4G and 5G connectivity have made it possible to offer a Gbps broadband experience by utilising wireless networks, instead of copper and fibre networks. It is said that 4G FWA solutions are already being used in over 120 countries and across 230 networks, servicing 100 million global households and these numbers will continue to rise. This kind of connectivity is popular for speed on internet access. Developing nations also tend to have significantly slower connection speeds than developed countries, with broadband speeds failing to pass 10Mbps in some countries.  Also, according to a recent ITU report, 50% of the world’s population will still not have access to the Internet by the end of 2019. However, ever-improving wireless technologies can help to improve the reach and reliability of Internet connections in these nations.
 
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The internet population and social medial users are faced with yet another challenge; the fake accounts on Facebook. Facebook’s transparency report for the first half of 2019 discloses it shut down 5.4 billion fake accounts on its main platform. And for the first time, Facebook has given the world a glimpse of data on suicide and self-injury material that it removed from its platforms. The company has been publishing a transparency report each half since 2013.
 
CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the high number of fake Facebook accounts should be seen in the context of the good work the company is doing to flag the accounts.
During a call with global media yesterday, Zuckerberg said: “Because our numbers are high doesn't mean there's that much more harmful content. It just means we're working harder to identify this content and that's why it's higher."

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