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Project Loon


Project Loon CEO resigns after failing to build global communications service

March 11, 2017 5:34 pm

Alastair Westgarth, former head of wireless antenna company Quintel, replaces Tom Moore, a satellite veteran who lead Google's Project Loon unit.

Google asked to revise frequency for Project Loon; Microsoft's White Spaces to connect schools

April 08, 2016 10:29 am

Google, had approached the Department of Information and Technology (DeitY) late last year to conduct pilot test of Project Loon in the frequency band 700-900 MHz in the country.

Google's Project Loon internet balloon 'crashes' in maiden Sri Lanka test flight

February 19, 2016 3:02 pm

Google's Project Loon internet balloon crashed in a Sri Lankan tea plantation during its maiden test flight

Google working on Project Skybender; will beam 5G Internet from solar-powered planes

February 01, 2016 12:46 pm

Google's Project Skybender will beam high-speed 5G Internet via solar-powered planes, and the company is testing out the same in New Mexico.

Govt to allow Google, Microsoft pilots to expand Internet reach

January 31, 2016 9:49 am

However, the final approval for projects such as Google’s Loon and Microsoft’s White Spaces would be subject to these projects being deemed as consistent with India’s broader security requirements.

Govt says BSNL will help Google's Project Loon take flight in India

December 17, 2015 11:43 am

The government has in-principle agreed to partner with Google’s Project Loon on a pilot basis and state run BSNL has been assigned to partner it

Google's Project Loon will interfere with cellular spectrum, says govt

January 31, 2016 9:55 am

Google's Project Loon uses big balloons floating at a height of 20 kilometers above earth surface to transmit Internet services.

Google's Project Loon to Facebook Aquila: Everything you need to know about Internet from the skies

January 31, 2016 9:49 am

Everything you need to know about how Google's Project Loon beams internet from the skies

Google working with govt to bring Project Loon with Internet balloons to India

January 31, 2016 9:55 am

Google is working with the government on a pilot project for providing Internet connectivity by using large balloons

Google's 'Project Loon' all set to take-off in Indonesia

January 31, 2016 9:55 am

Google's "Project Loon" program aims to transmit high-speed Internet signals from clusters of balloons.