Balloon-Powered Internet Access
A network of balloons traveling on the edge of space, designed to connect people in rural and remote areas, and bring people back online after disasters.
The Internet is one of the most transformative technologies of our lifetimes. But for 2 out of every 3 people on earth, a fast, affordable Internet connection is still out of reach. Google believes that it might actually be possible to build a ring of balloons, flying around the globe on the stratospheric winds, that provides Internet access to the earth below.
This is how it works:
More info. @ www.google.com/loon