A “Google loon” balloon falls at Pupurassa in Gampola
Thursday, 18 February 2016 - 8:20
A google loon balloon fell at Kalugalwatta in Pupuraessa in Gampola last night.
The Pupuraessa Police said that the balloon fell at about 7. 30 last night.
Subsequently the police had brought the balloon to the Pupuraessa police.
This balloon was sent from South America to the Sri Lankan air zone as a trial under the Google Loon Project for providing high speed internet facilities to covering the Sri Lankan air zone.
Accordingly this balloon arrived at the Sri Lankan air zone on 15th this month.
Google and the Sri Lankan Government signed the Google Loon Project for high speed internet facilities last year.
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