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Could WiFi Launched In Outer Space Provide Global Internet Access?

Could WiFi Launched In Outer Space Provide Global Internet Access?
technology

Miniature satellites utilize UDP-based multicasting over WIFI to relay data in a more secure and direct way.

Serena Chu
  • 3 february 2014

An unrestricted, globally accessible cyberspace that’s available to everyone on Earth for free may seem too good to be true, but believe it or not, it is actually what the Outernet project is keen to accomplish. By building an intricate network of miniature satellites in Low Earth Orbit, Outernet leverages datacasting technology to deliver secure and universally-accessible information to people in both developed and developing nations.

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