Google is reportedly spending $1bn to bring internet access to unconnected areas of the Earth via satellites. The project will use high capacity low-orbiting satellites to bring internet worldwide.
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Facebook is looking to buy drone maker Titan Aerospace to provide internet access to the billions of people worldwide who live in remote regions disconnected from the modern technologies.
In a new interview, Microsoft chairman Bill Gates questions whether Google's plan to offer Internet access via balloons, Project Loon, will help kids in low income countries who are sick.
Google has unveiled an ambitious new project, to provide Internet access to a greater portion of the world by floating balloons over it. The concept will be trialled tomorrow, in New Zealand.