Tuesday, 17 March 2015

OuterNet : Free Internet to Everbody, Anywhere, Anytime Via “Lantern”

You may find it hard to believe, but a US based company Outernet is aiming for providing free Wi-Fi to every person on earth using low-orbit earth satellites. Outernet, also calling themselves as  Humanity’s Public Library, is a global broadcast data startup currently being incubated by the Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF), a United States-based impact investment fund and non-profit organization established in 1995 by Saša Vučinić and Stuart Auerbach.
They recently began providing free Wi-Fi to 1.3 billion people across North America, Europe and most of the Middle East.  They have covered regions of Asia Pacific by end of 2014 and by June 2015 the company aims to provide free internet to everybody across the globe. Currently, it is  providing 200 MB of data per day through its high-speed signals, but soon it would be upgraded to 1 GB. The company is eying on providing 100 GB of data per day to users across the globeYou may find it hard to believe, but a US based company Outernet is aiming for providing free Wi-Fi to every person on earth using low-orbit earth satellites. Outernet, also calling themselves as  Humanity’s Public Library, is a global broadcast data startup currently being incubated by the Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF), a United States-based impact investment fund and non-profit organization established in 1995 by Saša Vučinić and Stuart Auerbach.
They recently began providing free Wi-Fi to 1.3 billion people across North America, Europe and most of the Middle East.  They have covered regions of Asia Pacific by end of 2014 and by June 2015 the company aims to provide free internet to everybody across the globe. Currently, it is  providing 200 MB of data per day through its high-speed signals, but soon it would be upgraded to 1 GB. The company is eying on providing 100 GB of data per day to users across the globe