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An Experimental New Project Is Helping Bring LTE Connectivity to Puerto Rico

The FCC just issued an “experimental license” to Alphabet’s Project Loon to bring internet and cell connectivity to Puerto Rico, with the help of air balloons. Nearly 83 percent of the island’s cell sites are out of service since Hurricane Maria hit almost a month ago.

Puerto Rico Crisis

  • Puerto Rico school gets power back after 112 days

    00:43
  • Puerto Ricans are dying. These volunteers are trying to change that.

    05:04
  • Puerto Rico's students still learning in the dark 100 days after Hurricane Maria

    02:17
  • New moms in Puerto Rico face a health care crisis

    01:34
  • Puerto Rico crisis lingers as Trump moves on

    09:33
  • Christmas in Puerto Rico less merry after Hurricane Maria

    01:54

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