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A Flying Wireless Broadband Machine

from the floating-along dept

An Anonymous Coward writes “Thought you might want this on your radar screen… Business 2.0 takes a look at how telecom startup SkyTower envisions a future in which flocks of unmanned high-altitude, solar-powered planes will bring consumers cheap and reliable wireless broadband.” There have been a number of similar ideas before, most of which have gotten nowhere. This one does seem slightly more promising. In many ways, it’s just a cheaper competitor to a satellite.

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