Google's Project Loon is an initiative that intends to provide Internet access to everyone across the globe.
There is a remote city in Brazil called Campo Maior. The majority of Campo Maior is left without cell or Internet service, save for a few spots around the city that are able to occasionally grasp and hold a weak signal (and it might require some tree-climbing to get there). A school in Campo Maior was the first stop in Google's Project Loon, connecting to the Internet for the first time.
The Internet was "beamed" from the relay of a high-elevation Wi-Fi balloon, requiring no cables or optic fibers to function. The location had the project overcoming several challenges: "Launching near the equator taught us to overcome more dramatic temperature profiles, dripping humidity and scorpions."
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Trailblazing Cellphone Networks
Real-Time Mobile Platforms
Web-Based Video Services
Boosted Video Streaming Networks
Asian Data Centers