Tag: Project Loon

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Loon Opens Ground Station in Nyeri as the Balloon Project with Telkom Kenya Nears Commercial Launch

Alphabet’s Project Loon started working with Telkom Kenya more than one year ago. The arrangement between the two corporations targets to offer 4G internet...
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Telkom Kenya to Launch Project Loon by June as it Commits KES 1 Billion to 3/4G Expansion

Telkom Kenya has announced a KES 1 billion expansion plan that will see further improvements on 3G and 4G coverage. The budget is also...
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Communications Authority Approves Telkom Kenya and Loon’s Internet-Beaming Balloon Project

Google’s internet-beaming project dubbed Loon entered the Kenyan market a couple of months ago. The service, which targets to avail internet access to remote...
JOE MUCHERU (CS.MINISTRY OF ICT) KRISS SENANU (MD,ENTERPRISE TELKOM KENYA

Telkom Named Title Sponsor for 2018 Connected Kenya Awards Ceremony

The 2018 Connected Kenya Summit was officially launched today by Mr. Joe Mucheru, the CS for ICT. During the early morning event at Nairobi’s...
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Telkom-Loon Partnership Makes Notable Milestone As Loon Sends a Single 1000km Connection Across 7 Balloons

  We have covered a lot about Project Loon, Alphabet’s arm that has already set foot in Kenya in partnership with Telkom Kenya, with the...
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[UPDATED] Telkom Kenya’s Arrangement with Internet-Beaming Balloons Maybe Replicated in Uganda

UPDATE: Loon does not explicitly say it will launch its balloons in Uganda. Rather, the company met with Uganda's government officials for preliminary talks, which is...
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Loon’s Commercial Proposition Takes Base Stations to the Sky

Project Loon, a formerly Google experimental project that delivers internet connectivity to off-coverage areas through the use of a balloon system has announced its first...
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Telkom Kenya to Finally Use Google Balloons to Increase 4G Coverage

In August 2017, we covered Alphabet’s ‘Wi-Fi for the World’ Project dubbed Loon. At that time, 10 balloons were deployed in Nakuru, Nyeri, Nanyuki,...
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Google Seeking Telco Partners for Full Project Loon Roll-Out in Kenya

X, a research and development company mothered by Google and prides itself of pioneering internet balloons famously known as Project Loon is seeking partnership...
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Google’s ‘Wi-Fi for the World’ Loon Project Launches in Kenya

  Google’s Project Loon that purposes to get everyone connected to the internet has started its pilot tests in Kenya. Project Loon was conceptualized more than...

Google has Filed Paperwork for 2 Drones that will Provide Internet Connectivity

According to Internet Live Stats, there are around 3.2 billion Internet users out of the current world population of 7.3 billion. This means that...

Google Signs Up Sri-Lanka For First Project Loon Launch

In 2013, Google launched the Project Loon, an initiative aimed at bringing internet to majority of the world's population currently not connected. Project Loon...

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