Exclusive: How Google Will Use Balloons to Deliver Internet to the Hinterlands

September 13, 2013

in -Inventing the Future, 9.1 Inside the Internet, 9.5: Inventing the Future: The Invisible Information Infrastructure

balloon_netIf you live in a city, you probably take the Internet for granted. It’s always on, everywhere you go. But for many people in sparsely populated areas, the Internet is out of reach. In this Wired article, Steven Levy describes how Google is experimenting with a system that delivers the Internet to these people using balloons.

wired.com/business/2013/06/google_internet_balloons/all

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