A google Internet Balloon was spotted over St Vincent’s south coast this morning around 9 -9.30 in clear view of the residents.
A camera enthusiast and avid reader of News784 was grateful enough to send us the above photo taken with his Nikon P900.
Google’s internet balloon spinoff, Loon, did its first commercial test in partnership with Telekom Kenya, the country’s third-biggest telecom firm, Reuters reported in 2019.
Billions of people around the world are still without internet access. Loon is a network of balloons travelling on the edge of space, delivering connectivity to people in unserved and underserved communities around the world.
Loon partners with mobile network operators globally to provide expedient coverage after natural disasters.