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Google’s internet balloons now bringing service to remote areas of Puerto Rico

Source: New York Daily News – nydailynews.com Google’s parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria.

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Alphabet’s Project Loon gets OK to use balloons to revive Puerto Rico cell service

Source: USA Today – usatoday.com By Mike Snider The Federal Communications Commission has given Alphabet’s Moonshot Factory approval to deploy its Project Loon balloon-based communications system to provide cellular connectivity in hurricane-damaged Puerto Rico.

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Alphabet’s Stratospheric Loon Balloons to Start Serving Internet to Indonesia

Source: MIT Technology Review – technologyreview.com By Tom Simonite The high-flying Internet balloons dreamed up by Google will get their biggest test yet in 2016. New ways to deliver Internet connectivity could help the billions of people who don’t have … Continue reading

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