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Google Is Helping Bring LTE Connectivity to Puerto Rico With Project Loon


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.Oct.09.2017

Puerto Rico Crisis

  • Living off the land: How these Puerto Rican farmers survived Hurricane Maria

  • Puerto Rico Still Struggling 6 Months after Maria Hit

  • 6 months after Hurricane Maria, ‘forgotten’ areas in Puerto Rico still without power

  • When help arrives too late: Puerto Rico’s medical crisis

  • Artist Ai Weiwei’s journey following refugees takes him to Puerto Rico

  • NYT: FEMA Contract delivered under 2% of promised meals in PR


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