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Sara Roncero-Menendez
  • 7 february 2014

Could WiFi Launched In Outer Space Provide Global Internet Access?

Satellite in earths atmosphere

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. Should testing go as planned, deployment of Outernet could take place sometime in June 2015.

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