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Telefonica, O3b team up with Google's Project Loon in Peru

Thursday 18 May 2017 | 08:58 CET | News
Telefonica and O3b Networks have separately announced collaborations with Google's Project Loon in Peru to reconnect communities recovering from recent floods. In March and April the El Nino weather phenomenon deluged parts of Peru with nearly 10 times the typical rainfall, causing widespread flooding and heavy damage to telecommunications infrastructure. Project Loon, with its balloon-based internet network, was in an ideal position to provide much needed support, with the company reaching out to the government to offer its innovative solution when the ground infrastructure began to be

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Google / O3b Networks / Telefonica
Countries: Peru
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