Sunday, 11 December 2016

GSMA casts doubt on Google satellite plan

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Wednesday 04 June 14

Anne Bouverot describes Internet giant's balloon, drone and satellite-based Internet projects as 'clever marketing'.

Google has captured a sizeable number of column inches over the past few days as news outlets and columnists picked up on its reported plan to invest in satellites to spread Internet access to unserved areas. But one industry figure at least remains unconvinced by the viability of such a move. Mobile coverage provided by satellite "could very well work…

Google has captured a sizeable number of column inches over the past few days as news outlets and columnists picked up on its reported plan to invest in satellites to spread Internet access to unserved areas. But one industry figure at least remains unconvinced by the viability of such a move. Mobile coverage provided by satellite "could very well work…

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