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Loon readies balloon internet service for launch in Kenya

Monday 23 March 2020 | 13:25 CET | News
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Loon, the Alphabet company working to bring balloon-powered internet to Kenya with its local partner Telkom Kenya, said it has received all regulatory and Cabinet approvals to begin flying balloons in Kenya. The balloons will be dispatched from Loon's sites in the US, and it is hoped that they will arrive in the country in the next few weeks. Once the balloons arrive in Kenya, Loon and Telkom will be able to conduct the final stages of network integration testing required to begin serving customers.

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Companies: Alphabet / Liquid Telecom / Nokia / Telkom Kenya
Countries: Kenya
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