Family members gather while attempting to speak by phone with another family member along a roadside near the top of a mountain in Orocovis, more than two weeks after Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico, on October 6, 2017.
The FCC has given Alphabet permission to fly 30 balloons over Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands for up to six months, Wired.com reported late on Friday.
Elon Musk-owned Tesla Inc., which specialises in making battery-power semi-automatic cars and also renewable energy storage houses, had offered to help the Puerto Rico government.
"22 (same as yesterday ) out of the 78 counties in Puerto Rico have 100 percent of their cell sites out of service".
Tweet by Ricardo Rossello: Great initial conversation with @elonmusk tonight.
A team of tech giants are hoping to provide some electronic relief after Puerto Rico's electric grid and communications infrastructure were devastated by Hurricane Maria. "Next steps soon to follow".
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Danley further revealed that two weeks back Paddock bought her ticket to Philippines so she could visit her family. Another unnamed official said she spoke about her partner displaying "mental health symptoms".
Each balloon can serve up to 5,000 square kms, so the fleet is expected to provide service over all of Puerto Rico and potentially parts of the US Virgin Islands.
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The balloons will float 20 kilometers above the earth, then relay communications between the ground stations of Alphabet, which would be connected to a local telecoms partner's network in the two areas, and the users' handsets.
Googlebegan testing Project Loon - which launches transmitters under high-altitude balloons to provide large rural areas with low-priced broadband - in February previous year in Sri Lanka after reaching a spectrum deal with the government there.
It gave Google parent company Alphabet the go-ahead Friday to provide Wi-Fi and cell phone service via balloons. However, in Puerto Rico, where about 84.6% of cell sites remain inactive as of October 5, it will be very hard.
Loon balloons are created to carry communications equipment at a height of 20 kilometers above the ground.
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He bought her a "cheap" plane ticket to the Philippines two weeks before the attack to visit her family, she said. Paddock's girlfriend, Marilou Danley , has said through an attorney that she did not know what he was planning.
Google balloons to help restore Puerto Rico's cell networks
To deliver signal to people's devices, Loon needs be integrated with a telco partner's network - the balloons can't do it alone. The FCC's daily status report also shows significant wireline, TV and radio outages remain in both USA territories.
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