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Facebook’s laser drones v Google’s net-beaming balloons – BBC News

Facebook’s laser drones v Google’s net-beaming balloons – BBC News

The sky is going to become a busier place if Facebook and Google get their way.

The tech firms are investing in rival efforts to beam the internet down to the ground from flying objects in the stratosphere – twice as high as aeroplanes normally fly.

Facebook aims to build a network of laser-beaming drones that will tightly circle known black-spots.

Source: Facebook’s laser drones v Google’s net-beaming balloons – BBC News