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Alphabet's Project Loon to Test Internet Balloons in Indonesia

That makes four countries where the project will be undergoing trials.

Project Loon

Project Loon, the ambitious initiative to bring balloon-delivered Internet access to remote areas and developing countries, is partnering with three of Indonesia’s biggest telecom companies for a country-wide test period starting next year, Alphabet announced today.

Indonesia marks the fourth country — behind Brazil, New Zealand and Australia — in which Loon will fly its balloons more than 12 miles in the sky to beam down Internet access to any LTE-capable smartphone.

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