Is Google looking at an orbital backbone?

8 June 2014 by Steve Blum
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It was a good look then.

Google is making another sexy move with satellites, or so the rumor goes. It’s supposedly via an investment in WorldVu Satellites, which has picked up the spectrum originally assigned to SkyBridge, one of the failed low earth orbit (LEO) ventures of the 1990s. Iridium and GlobalStar actually launched, primarily as voice telephone services, but both had to go through the wringer of bankruptcy before there was even a hope of sustainability.… More