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Balloons Delivering Internet Globally

           

Earlier last month we posted an article of providing an internet platform for developing countries to access internet. Imagine balloons circling the globe providing internet connection down to those below. Google has launched a project where internet balloons circle the Earth, called Project Loon. “The balloons are sent up 20Km (12 miles) into the stratosphere. Software moves them up or down to find the right winds to direct them into position. Each balloon beams an internet connection down to antennas on the ground,” (Kelion, 2015).

It is a “cheaper solution than installing fiber optic cables or building mobile phone masts,” (Kelion, 2015). This is a great solution to countries “struggling to get cabled or land-based wireless infrastructure out to its extreme edges,” (Kelion, 2015). Bow Tie Kreative is interested in the future of this endeavor and will look into promoting such projects to enable isolated populations access to internet. Bow Tie Kreative - Software and Consulting Development Company - collectively rewriting history from the cloud.

Cited

Kelion, L. (2015, October 28). Google's Project Loon internet balloons to circle Earth - BBC News. Retrieved October 31, 2015, from http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-34660205

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