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Loon to partner with Telkom Kenya to deploy balloon internet in 2019

Thursday 19 July 2018 | 11:23 CET | News
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Alphabet's Loon said it would deploy its system of balloons to beam high-speed internet with Telkom Kenya from 2019 to cover rural and suburban populations, marking its first commercial deal in Africa, Reuters reported. The equipment was developed by Alphabet innovation laboratory, X under the name Project Loon and it has since become a subsidiary of Alphabet, the parent company of Google. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Alphabet / Google / Telkom Kenya
Countries: Kenya
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