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Level 3, Google deploy balloon-based internet in Peru floods

Tuesday 13 June 2017 | 15:26 CET | News
Level 3 Communications announced that a partnership with Google's Project Loon to provide internet access to underserved areas in Peru affected by natural disaster. During the extreme rains and flooding that have battered the country in recent months, the balloon-based Project Loon network connected to Level 3's internet services to provide connectivity for its ground stations, the equipment that plugs the balloons into the internet. Supported by other telecommunications and technology companies, more than 160GB of data capacity was extended to people in a combined area of 40,000 square

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Companies: Google / Level 3 Communications
Countries: Peru
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