Plan ‘W’ from outer space

There’s been a bit of fuss in the press around the Outernet project (https://www.outernet.is/).  Long story short, they are promising free Internet, including wi-fi, to the world from low-earth orbit satellites, using broadcast model.  There is little to none no technical details, but there’s a form to accept donations. 🙂 Now, my feeling is that [at least with the current level of rhetoric vs level of detail provided] the key is in the last item. Let’s examine some of the statements, both on the mission and on the technical side.

Outernet connects everyone around the globe.

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