According to business news website business insider reported on November 26, Google recently submitted according to a document of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Google or are planning to test the loons plans "(project Loon). "Loon plan" also known as "balloon network plan", developed by X Google laboratory. The program is to fly a group of hot air balloons at a high altitude of 6 -9 million, the world's lack of communication infrastructure in the development of the economy and the region to provide wireless network services. According to reports, the Google Corporation has been in the United States in 50 states and Puerto Rico (Rico Puerto) to test the radio transmission to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to submit a license application.
The radio spectrum of the test is used in the millimeter wave band. Google Corporation said it hopes to test in January 1st next year, the trial lasted 24 months.
The report said, Google's latest report submitted to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission also show that Google hopes to use 71 -76 GHz GHz and 81 GHz GHz-86 radio frequency. These millimeter wave frequencies are very suitable for large data transmission. This also shows that the Google Corporation may use the millimeter wave radio to communicate with the hot air balloon, while using the long-term evolution technology (LTE) to provide network services to the earth.
In addition, the Google Corporation is still in the development of the UAV can provide Internet services.