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Loon sends a single internet connection 1000 km across seven balloons

Wednesday 12 September 2018 | 13:30 CET | News
Alphabet's Loon, which is planning to launch balloon powered internet connectivity in Kenya in 2019, has successfully sent a test internet connection 1,000 kilometers across seven balloons. That represents a distance that would span the entire country from the port city of Mombasa to the Kenya-Uganda border. The test, which was carried out in the US in August, marks a positive step towards the rollout of service next year in partnership with Telkom Kenya.

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Companies: Alphabet / Telkom Kenya
Countries: Kenya
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