Topic: connect the unconnected
Loon achieved a milestone last month by successfully establishing a network in the stratosphere that spanned 1,000 kilometers across seven balloons.
The announcement makes Adrian Steckel the third CEO for OneWeb in six years.
Here are some other stories we're following today.
Facebook unveiled a new partner ecosystem program called Express Wi-Fi Certified.
Project Loon is no longer just a "project," having advanced to become an entity unto its own within Alphabet.
Facebook is getting out of the drone-building business, shutting the doors of its facility in Bridgwater, U.K., and focusing on partnerships.
The FCC released the names of 220 companies that have been approved to bid in the agency’s upcoming Connect America Fund II auction.
Loon is asking the FCC to approve its Special Temporary Authority (STA) application so that it can conduct tests within a portion of LTE Band 20 in the area immediately surrounding its launch facility in Winnemucca, Nevada.
OneWeb is just one of many ambitious satellite ventures positioning themselves for takeoff.
Project Loon will get a chance to show how its network of balloons can provide connectivity to the people of Puerto Rico.