Loon

02.06.20
Alphabet's Loon turned a stratospheric aircraft into an internet drone
02.06.20

Alphabet's Loon turned a stratospheric aircraft into an internet drone

The project adapted Loon's balloon internet technology for use in a SoftBank-backed aircraft.

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11.21.19
Loon will bring balloon-powered internet to the Amazon rainforest
11.21.19

Loon will bring balloon-powered internet to the Amazon rainforest

A quarter of people in these areas lack 3G internet access.

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07.23.19
Alphabet's internet balloons have spent a million hours in the stratosphere
07.23.19

Alphabet's internet balloons have spent a million hours in the stratosphere

It's a milestone for balloon broadband.

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07.02.19
Alphabet's Loon could provide internet in Kenya this year
07.02.19

Alphabet's Loon could provide internet in Kenya this year

It just received approval to begin commercial testing.

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05.29.19
Alphabet's balloons broadcast LTE two days after Peruvian quake
05.29.19

Alphabet's balloons broadcast LTE two days after Peruvian quake

Loon provided internet service 48 hours after the 8.0 magnitude earthquake.

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01.31.19
Telesat inks satellite internet deals with Loon and Blue Origin
01.31.19

Telesat inks satellite internet deals with Loon and Blue Origin

The agreements could entrench the Canadian telecom as a leader in the competitive industry.

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01.15.19
Alphabet's Loon forms advisory board to score internet balloon deals
01.15.19

Alphabet's Loon forms advisory board to score internet balloon deals

It's taking on industry veterans to help it sweet-talk telecoms.

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09.11.18
Alphabet's Loon internet balloons broadcast their strongest signal yet
09.11.18

Alphabet's Loon internet balloons broadcast their strongest signal yet

Last month Loon pushed data almost 1,000 kilometers across seven balloons.

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