In California? You could test Google’s Project Loon balloon-powered Internet service

In California? You could test Google’s Project Loon balloon-powered Internet service

Google’s Project Loon initiative, the company’s audacious trial of balloon-powered Internet, is looking for helpers for a pilot in California
 but before you get excited about the chance to float in the clouds, it’s ground-based help that is being solicited.

Google seeks volunteers in California’s Central Valley region to add a Loon Internet antennae (see below) to their house or building to help measure the strength of the signal delivered by balloons during a testing phase that runs from this month until the end of the year.

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Specifically, Google is appealing to residents of Madera, Chowchilla, Mariposa, Merced and Turlock, who can sign up here.

➀ Project Loon update on Google+ | Registration

Headline image via Thinkstock, other via Google

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