Former general manager of Google Fiber project Kevin & middot; Luo.
Recode Chinese station reported June 25
Facebook has just introduced the & ldquo; Google Fiber (Google Fiber) & rdquo; former general manager of the project Kevin & middot; Luo (Kevin Lo). Kevin & middot; Luo after joining Facebook, will join the company's wireless network group, the group's key tasks is to promote Internet connectivity services to more parts of the world.
Kevin & middot; Luo new title Facebook is & ldquo; connected infrastructure and investment operations director & rdquo ;, is mainly responsible for the company's wireless network connection-related cooperation with foreign services, such as Facebook recently and Microsoft signed an optical fiber cable project, and the company recently launched its own & ldquo; Terragraph & rdquo; new projects. In accordance with established plans, Facebook Terragraph projects to be adopted for the densely populated metropolis better network connection service, high-speed Wifi mounted on poles or other roadside facilities to replace the existing fiber optic network, so that Wi-Fi signal covering every corner of the city area.
However, Facebook is not the money itself as a kind of like Google Fiber Internet service provider. Google Fiber in the launch of the first six years, has spent countless expenses. In response, a spokesman for Facebook's clear that the company hired Kevin & middot; Luo does not mean that it wants to sell or cable Internet customers.
In addition, Kevin & middot; Luo after joining Facebook, it will not engage in Free Basics project-related work, the service called Free Basics is part of Facebook's Internet.org project, which aims for the development of State provides internet access.
Kevin & middot; Luo joined Google in 2010. Prior to this, he has engaged in 10 years of work and investment in telecommunications. Kevin & middot; Luo is the first general manager of the Google Fiber project. Kevin & middot; Luo Google Fiber project is responsible for up to five years in charge of this project was originally in the promotion work of the three cities. In fact, in the beginning of the launch, Google Fiber project has encountered some minor problems, but then they grow more and more, almost to replace some of the large cable companies.
Kevin & middot; Luo with work colleagues said he was a calm and talented manager, which is also Google Fiber team characteristics coincide. However, Kevin & middot; Luo and left Google last year, in Google integrated into the newly formed Alphabet shortly.
Facebook also Jiakai text & middot; Luo joining issued the following statement: & ldquo; to let Kevin & middot; Luo join Facebook, we are very happy. Kevin & middot; Luo will help us to develop the company's development strategy, and help us with our partners to expand the Facebook infrastructure connection investment projects. He will be fighting side by side with the Facebook infrastructure connecting project teams together to help create a positive partner ecosystem, and to accelerate the adoption of new technologies, in order to dramatically change the economic system to deploy Internet infrastructure. & Rdquo;
In the new job, Kevin & middot; Luo Facebook will be responsible for infrastructure business vice president Jason & middot; Taylor (Jason Taylor) reporting.