Computers - Software Hardware : Google blimps will carry wireless signal across Africa

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  1. Gorilla

    Gorilla Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Full Article: http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2013-05/26/google-blimps

    Google blimps will carry wireless signal across Africa

    Search giant Google is intending to build huge wireless networks across Africa and Asia, using high-altitude balloons and blimps
    wired.co.uk


    This would be a pretty cool development considering how computing in Africa is mostly restricted to mobiles in a lot of places and cost prohibitive to invest in the infrastructure for some regions.
     
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    :11100: i bet iphones will be blocked from their network...
     
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