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Facebook open sources traffic control tool

Wednesday 25 March 2015 | 15:42 CET | News
Facebook has announced the release of its Augmented Traffic Control tool under an open source licence so that other developers can access the software to speed up their apps and websites. The tool is designed to improve the delivery of content on under-performing networks by simulating various types of network connections, including 2G, Edge, 3G and LTE-4G. In a blog post, Facebook said its engineers had specifically simulated the most common network connectivities in countries such as Brazil, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Nigeria and the Philippines. They then proceeded to test Facebook's site

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