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Project Loon’s Communication Balloons

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Project Loon’s Communication Balloons

Google X’s Communication Balloon System FCC ​Approves ​Project ​Loon The Federal Communications Commission has recently approved Project Loon an experimental license to operate in Puerto Rico & U.S. Virgin Islands for the purpose ​of ​helping ​the ​islands ​regain ​connectivity ​as ​reported ​by ​the The Verge. According to FCC chairman Ajit Pai, “More than two weeks after Hurricane Maria struck, millions of Puerto Ricans are still without access to much-needed communications services” & “that’s why we need to take innovative approaches to ​help ​restore ​connectivity ​on ​the ​island. ​Project ​Loon ​is ​one ​such ​approach.” Libby Leahy, a spokesman for Google’s X...

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