Floating, Disposable Cell Phone Towers

Floating, Disposable Cell Phone Towers
technology
Jeff Squires
  • 4 march 2008

A company called Space Data has come up with an innovative way to provide wireless services to rural America. Located in Arizona, the company launches hydrogen filled balloons 20 miles into the stratosphere with “a shoe box-size payload of electronics that acts like a mini cellphone “tower” covering thousands of square miles below.

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