Loon launches floating balloon-powered internet service in Kenya

Google’s sister company Loon is deploying a fleet of 35 solar-powered balloons that will provide internet service across more remote areas of Kenya by floating on stratospheric winds. This is Loon’s first non-emergency, commercial internet service. Previously the company provided emergency-only internet access in response to disasters such as the 2017 Hurricane Maria in Puerto … Continue reading Loon launches floating balloon-powered internet service in Kenya