Google internet balloon spinoff Loon still looking for its wings

A Loon internet balloon, carrying solar-powered mobile networking equipment flies over the company's launch site in Winnemucca, Nevada, U.S., in this photo provided June 27, 2019. Courtesy Loon/Handout via REUTERS.

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google’s bet on balloons to deliver cell service soon faces a crucial test amid doubts about the viability of the technology by some potential customers. The company behind the effort, Loon says its balloons will reach Kenya in the coming weeks for its first commercial trial. The test with Telkom Kenya, […]

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