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Submission + - Google Floats Balloon-Powered Internet Network With Project Loon (gizmag.com)

Zothecula writes: Almost two-thirds of the world does not have access to high-speed internet, but Google is determined to change that. Unfortunately, setting up an affordable infrastructure in remote areas is beyond even a huge multinational corporation's capabilities, which is why the company had to devise a completely out-of-the-box solution called Project Loon. As part of the project, Google recently launched a series of internet-enabled balloons into the stratosphere over New Zealand to provide broadband connectivity to rural areas.
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Google Floats Balloon-Powered Internet Network With Project Loon

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