Google’s fleet of balloons will be broadcast from the Internet to the 17,000 islands of Indonesia




The company announced Google on Wednesday for Indonesia to join the experience of color project the Project Loon, during a news conference in Mountain View, California, and attended the launch along with executives of mobile network operators in Indonesia, Indosat Indosat, Telkomsel Telkomsel, and XL Axiata.

The Google Inc., with three operators Indonesian networks have signed a memorandum of understanding to start the project test color Loon, which is to publish online in Indonesia in 2016 air station technology.

Google will use hundreds of balloons to draft own color to make the Internet available in all parts of Indonesia, which is still considered one of the least South East Asian countries associated with the Internet.

The technology giant will cooperate and her team with local mobile network operators to deliver broadband LTE to more than 100 million people currently lack access to the World Wide Web.

Next year will be the beginning of the ambition to Google Inc., which aspires to deliver the Internet to the user four billion project does not connect to the Internet around the world, and the project will start next year in Indonesia.

The different estimates of the spread of the Internet in Indonesia, where Indonesia’s 256 million people have distributors in more than 17,000 islands, and the official accounts suggest that nearly a third of the population only connect to the Internet.

While online community site Organization estimated the proliferation of Internet users increased by 15.8% of the total population of Indonesia, making it occupies ranked 135 in the world, ahead of many countries in Africa and parts of Asia.

Organization online community site statistics also indicate that the Internet is a wide-scale Broadband is currently circulating in Indonesia from 24.2%, while the proportion of the population who have a fixed line connection, only about 1.3%.

The launch of the Indonesian tests on a project Google technology in the wake of the launch in Australia, Brazil and New Zealand tests, Google and works in partnership with local mobile data companies since 2013.

Google and choose to enter into partnership with local telecommunications companies to provide the desired benefit from the project as the rationale for the work of the balloons in the air is that it can cover more ground than the towers wider than the sky frequencies which fly at altitudes of about 27 km above sea level.

And raised the geographic map to Indonesia some interesting about network coverage and the challenges that Google believes it can be Miih to show its ability to Bualen Loon color environment.

Google hopes within five years to provide Internet LTE high-speed service to more than 100 million people in Indonesia currently do not have access to the Internet.

Google operates a different path for India, where recently announced plans to provide high speed via Wi-Fi networks in public 400 train station across the country.

The Google Inc. may also connect via the internet tested Bualen color Loon project in Chile, New Mexico and Sri Lanka.

It is noteworthy that Google Inc. has launched Project Loon project about two years ago from now, in order to connect to the Internet service at low cost insurance to people who have this service is not available yet.


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