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Billion-Dollar Google Satellite Network To Connect Developing Nations

"The lWall Street Journal" is reporting that Google is primed to spend $1bn on a fleet of 180 satellites that will beam Internet services to the developing world. They will sit in a lower orbit than those that beam television services, such as BSkyB The project is being led by Greg Wyler, a satellite communications expert who founded o3b Networks and who, reports suggest, reports directly to Google's Chief Executive, Larry Page.

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