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Google's Wi-Fi balloons could be Down Under next year

Australia could see Google's Wi-Fi balloons as early as next year.

@anthony256
Published Sun, Jun 16 2013 12:30 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:22 PM CST

We reported about Project Loon yesterday, part of Google's Project X's plan to provide Internet access through floating balloons in the sky. The first trials are happening right now in New Zealand, but these balloons could be floating above Australian skies by as early as next year.

Google's Wi-Fi balloons could be Down Under next year | TweakTown.com

Google have discovered that the best place to test this is in favorable weather conditions, which his 40th parallel south. This covers New Zealand, and Tasmania - which is south of Australia. Google are reporting going to have this technology floating above Australian skies in the second half of 2014.

NEWS SOURCE:gizmodo.com.au

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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