FCC Approves Google’s Loon Balloon Wi-Fi Project
March 22, 2016
The Federal Communications Commission on March 17 gave Google permission to float high-altitude balloons that provide Wi-Fi in 50 states. Anti-Wi-Fi groups say they are dangerous but Google denies all such charges.
"The proposed (Project Loon) experimental operations in fact present vastly less risk from radio frequency exposure than other transmissions the Commission routinely authorizes,” Google told the FCC.
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