Alphabet's Project Taara, which uses light beams to deliver internet, says it transmitted nearly 700TB of data across the Congo River over 20 days (Richard Lawler/The Verge)

Richard Lawler / The Verge:
Alphabet's Project Taara, which uses light beams to deliver internet, says it transmitted nearly 700TB of data across the Congo River over 20 days  —  The 20Gbps Free Space Optical Communications tech for Project Taara was originally part of Project Loon  —  In January, Google's parent company …


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