Latest News on Project Loon
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Jul 20, 2018
Google's Loon balloons to deliver internet access to tough terrains in KenyaThe balloons will be tested in central Kenya, which is difficult to service due to difficult terrain.
Dec 31, 2017
A Google Project Loon internet balloon crashes in KenyaGoogle announced that it was "years closer" to deliver internet to remote parts of the world using high-flying balloons.
Dec 15, 2017
Alphabet’s X division to sell Andhra Pradesh govt technology for providing high-speed wireless internetThe agreement is an outgrowth of X’s Project Loon, which on several occasions has beamed cellphone service to Earth from a network of large balloons.
Nov 10, 2017
Project Loon has delivered internet services to 100,000 people in Hurricane Maria-hit Puerto Ricohe Project Loon is providing internet services to these people who have web access AT&T communications and have 4G LTE-enabled handset.
Oct 07, 2017
Google to provide emergency cellular service using Project Loon balloons in hurricane-hit Puerto RicoIn the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico has struggled to regain communications services. The FCC said on Friday that 83 percent of cell sites remain out of service, while wireless communications company are deploying temporary sites.
Jul 11, 2017
Alphabet Inc loses crucial patent for Project Loon, endangering the future of the initiativeGoogle's parent company Alphabet Inc has reportedly lost a crucial patent to its Project Loon to Space Data
Feb 17, 2017
Google's plan to stream internet from balloons now seems 100x more likely thanks to AI breakthroughGoogle’s Project Loon may sound loony on paper, but it’s seeming less and less loony as time goes by.
Sep 30, 2016
Google approaches UN agency to request access to airspace of member states, to try out Project LoonGoogle, which is hoping to beam the internet to remote areas of the world via balloon, went before the UN's aviation agency to ask member states to let it ply their airspace.
Jul 22, 2016
Facebook's solar-powered Internet drone Aquila takes flightFacebook has said it had completed a successful test flight of a solar-powered drone that it hopes will help it extend internet connectivity to every corner of the planet.
Jun 17, 2016
Google is accused of being a balloon thiefSpace Data Corporation has demanded a jury trial for patent rights infringement by Google and Alphabet in their Project Loon.