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Google runs successful Project Loon trial in Peru

Tuesday 4 October 2016 | 11:45 CET | News
Google has held a successful 98-day trial of its Project Loon technology in Peru, reports local daily El Comercio, citing Google spokeswoman Jacquelyn Miller. The project to provide broadband in remote areas of the world using special balloons in the stratosphere was tested at a height of 20 kilometers in the Chimbote area, some 430 kilometers north of Lima, successfully overcoming some particularly challenging wind patterns. The trial proved that the balloons could remain at a constant height for weeks on end following the incorporation of updated navigation algorithms, said Miller.

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Google
Countries: Peru
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