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It seems intuitive that FB would aim to have the best tech available and 5G or superfast 4G would be part of that. I can imagine them having that fat pipeline with GBs/per second being broadcast with superfast wi-fi.
Plan To Install 50,000 Cell Towers In California Faces Opposition
The social network has built a small prototype wireless network on its campus in Menlo Park, California, that can serve data at speeds of over one gigabit per second—matching the speed of Google Fiber and nearly 100 times that of the average U.S. broadband connection. Facebook will start operating a larger-scale test network in downtown San Jose later this year, and similar trials will take place in other cities around the world.
“We’re going to be able to use this high-capacity urban Wi-Fi solution to bring more people online affordably,” said Jay Parikh, head of infrastructure and engineering at Facebook, at the company’s F8 conference today.