So, this is pretty interesting. This morning on Forbes I found this article that Google is planning on spending a billion dollars for satellites to bring internet to remote areas of the world. We’ve written a few articles this past year on projects like Loon and Facebook‘s plans for airborne internet also. This is definitely an interesting development.
“Google is planning to spend $1 billion on a fleet of satellites that will bring internet to the world’s most remote areas, the Wall Street Journal has revealed. The plan is to start with 180 small high-capacity satellites that will orbit the earth at lower altitudes than normal satellites, according to ‘people familiar with the project’.”
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