Loon and Wing are becoming the Alphabet’s newest businesses

Google’s parent company Alphabet’s Project Loon technology aims to deliver internet connectivity in areas where there is none. The system involves the use of balloons to beam down high-speed internet access to connect more people to the internet. Kenya’s ICT minister has confirmed that the country will be using Alphabet’s Project Loon to connect more of its rural population to the internet. The Project Loon technology has already been put to good use. It was extensively used by telecom operators in the United States to provide connectivity to more than 250,000 people in Puerto Rico last year after a devastating hurricane wiped out the infrastructure.Kenya is aiming to connect more people living in its rural areas to the internet. Joe Mucheru, Kenya’s information, communication and technology minister confirmed to Reuters that Project Loon’s representatives are holding discussions with local telecom operators in the country for the deployment of their internet beaming ball

Loon and Wing are becoming the Alphabet’s newest businesses

Wed 11 Jul 18 from MIT Technology Review

Alphabet Project Loon and Project Wing from moonshots into full businesses

Google parent Alphabet has two new businesses under its name. The firm announced that it's 'graduating' Project Loon and Project Wing from moonshots to full-fledged businesses at Alphabet. ...

Wed 11 Jul 18 from Daily Mail

Google siblings Loon and Wing aren't so crazy any more - CNET

The moonshot projects just got a big promotion.

Wed 11 Jul 18 from CNET Cutting Edge

Alphabet to make Loon, Wing projects independent companies

Google parent Alphabet Inc's X research division said on Wednesday its Wing and Loon projects will become independent companies.

Wed 11 Jul 18 from Reuters Technology

Alphabet's Loon and Wing are now more than just 'projects'

Google parent company Alphabet's internet-delivering balloon service and its drone delivery project have graduated from X programs to full-fledged businesses at Alphabet. From ...

Wed 11 Jul 18 from Engadget

Alphabet’s Balloons Will Deliver Internet In Rural Kenya

Google’s parent company Alphabet’s Project Loon technology aims to deliver internet connectivity in areas where there is none. The system involves the use of balloons to beam down ...

Sun 8 Jul 18 from Ubergizmo

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