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Alphabet X lab's chief sees Internet reaching billions
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Alphabet X lab's chief sees Internet reaching billions

The “captain of moonshots” at Google parent company Alphabet sees widespread, world-changing wireless Internet on the horizon. Teller shared insights into the X team’s balloon-powered high-speed Internet service known as “Project Loon,” which aims to get billions more people online by reaching remote or rural regions that are not yet connected.

Google's Project Loon in trouble due to spectrum interference in India
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Google's Project Loon in trouble due to spectrum interference in India

Google’s Project Loon, through which the online search giant plans to provide internet connectivity using balloons, will interfere with cellular transmissions of mobile operators in India, the government said today.

IT Minister Prasad to meet Google chief Pichai, Premji next week to discuss Digital India
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IT Minister Prasad to meet Google chief Pichai, Premji next week to discuss Digital India

IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad is expected to hold meetings with the Google CEO, Sundar Pichai to further discuss the PM's Digital India initiatives.

Google's Project Loon gets government approval to beam Internet from balloons
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Google's Project Loon gets government approval to beam Internet from balloons

Internet giant Google is working with the government on a pilot project for providing internet connectivity by using large balloons.

Three telcos in Indonesia will start testing Google's Project Loon transmissions next year
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Three telcos in Indonesia will start testing Google's Project Loon transmissions next year

Google’s much talked about Project Loon is on course and constant internet beaming from floating balloons may become a reality in certain regions as early as next year.

Alphabet, Indonesian companies to expand web access via balloons
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Alphabet, Indonesian companies to expand web access via balloons

Alphabet, the new holding company for Google, has teamed up with three Indonesian telecommunications companies to expand Internet access in that country using solar-powered balloons.

Project Loon: Google plans to bring its balloon-powered Internet to more countries
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Project Loon: Google plans to bring its balloon-powered Internet to more countries

Google has posted a video on Project Loon's Google+ page hinting at scaling up the project to launch it in many more countries.

Google will bring it's balloon-powered Internet and wind energy project to India
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Google will bring it's balloon-powered Internet and wind energy project to India

Google is in talks with the Indian government to introduce its Project Loon, an internet project that uses high-altitude balloons to offer affordable internet to people across the globe without any access.

Google's internet-beaming Project Loon can now launch up to 20 balloons per day
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Google's internet-beaming Project Loon can now launch up to 20 balloons per day

Project Loon, Google's high-speed internet-beaming balloons bringing connectivity to remote areas, now has an ability to launch up to 20 balloons per day.

Google reveals more about Project Loon with behind-the-scenes look
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Google reveals more about Project Loon with behind-the-scenes look

Google, in an interesting display of what seems to be utter insanity, has kicked off Project Loon. The appropriately named project aims to bring connection to

Google's Project Loon explores balloon-powered Internet access
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Google's Project Loon explores balloon-powered Internet access

Google has launched a small network of balloons over the Southern Hemisphere in an experiment it hopes could bring reliable Internet access to the world's most remote regions...

Project Loon: How Google will use 'Baloons' to provide internet in remote areas
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Project Loon: How Google will use 'Baloons' to provide internet in remote areas

Developed in the secretive X lab that came up with a driverless car and web-surfing eyeglasses, the flimsy helium-filled inflatables beam the Internet down to earth as they sail past on the wind.If successful, the technology might allow countries to leapfrog the expense of laying fiber cable, dramatically increasing Internet usage in places such as Africa and Southeast Asia.

Project Loon: How Google will use 'Baloons' to provide internet in remote areas
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Project Loon: How Google will use 'Baloons' to provide internet in remote areas

Developed in the secretive X lab that came up with a driverless car and web-surfing eyeglasses, the flimsy helium-filled inflatables beam the Internet down to earth as they sail past on the wind.If successful, the technology might allow countries to leapfrog the expense of laying fiber cable, dramatically increasing Internet usage in places such as Africa and Southeast Asia.