A Google Internet Node Balloon
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Google Balloon Net – aka Project Loon

How can wideband internet service be provided to remote areas of the world separated from large cities by dense jungles, multiple mountain ranges, large expanses of desert land, sea water, or other obstacles? Of course, […]

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    How can wideband internet service be provided to remote areas of the world separated from large cities by dense jungles, multiple mountain ranges, large expanses of desert land, sea water, or other obstacles? Of course, [...]
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