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Project Loon: Wi-Fi From The Edge of Space

Google plans to bring Wi-Fi to the darkest corners of the globe. How? With Wi-Fi enabled ballons that will sit at the edge of space.

The project is called Google Loon: http://www.google.com/loon/how/
The Project Loon pilot test begins June 2013 on the 40th parallel south. Thirty balloons, launched from New Zealand’s South Island, will beam Internet to a small group of pilot testers. The experience of these pilot testers will be used to refine the technology and shape the next phase of Project Loon.