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FCC Commissioner: US Government Can Use High-Altitude Balloons to Provide Internet to Cubans

Epoch Times

July 17, 2021 Updated: July 17, 2021

The U.S. government can utilize high-altitude balloons to provide internet access to Cubans, a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) commissioner says.

“The advantage of a high-altitude balloon: a proven tech that would not require new infrastructure in Cuba,” Brendan Carr wrote on Twitter on Saturday.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a Republican, called on President Joe Biden to provide internet to the island after the ruling regime moved to shut it off.

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