View Full Version : Internet in the Southern Sea

06-16-2013, 10:04 AM
...Beyond sight of land. Google is launching high altitude Internet repeaters for use in remote areas without Internet infrastructure.


Soon there'll be nowhere to hide! However, if deployed on a planetary basis, it might be possible to have an "alternate" Internet that would be free of government intervention/control.

Captain Intrepid
06-16-2013, 11:17 AM
The idea is by adjusting altitudes of balloons, you can guide them using different air currents. I can only imagine this system being orders of magnitude cheaper than satellites, though more complicated to run once in place.

06-16-2013, 11:50 AM
Baloons, alternate internet. what are you babbling about??