Loon is engaged in developing of stratospheric balloons intended to expand internet connectivity. Its network of balloons is designed to provide internet connectivity to rural and remote areas with fly cellphone antennas in the atmosphere with the mid-band frequency range.

Parent CompanyAlphabet
HQMountain View, US
Loon was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Mountain View, US

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Loon Office Locations

Loon has an office in Mountain View
Mountain View, US (HQ)
100 Mayfield Ave
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Loon Financials and Metrics

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$125 m


In total, Loon had raised $125 m. Loon is a subsidiary of Alphabet

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Loon and SoftBank’s HAPSMobile team with Airbus, China Telecom and more on stratospheric cell networks

A new industry alliance led by Alphabet’s Loon high-altitude balloon technology company and SoftBank’s HAPSMobile stratospheric glider subsidiary aims to work together on standards and tech related to deploying network connectivity using high-altitude delivery mechanisms. This extends the existing p…

Loon Lake Lodge and RV Resort Opening Early for 2020 Season with Discount Vouchers

LOON LAKE, Ore., Feb. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Loon Lake Lodge and RV Resort, located at the scenic Oregon Coast Range recreation lake near Reedsport, will open early on April 1, 2020 as a result of the increased enthusiasm for the Resort from former Bureau of Land Management (BLM)...

Alphabet’s Loon and SoftBank’s HAPSMobile turn solar-powered drones into flying cell towers

Alphabet-owned Loon, the company that had been focused on delivering internet communications to remote areas via stratospheric balloons, has completed development work on a new payload for partner HAPSMobile, a subsidiary of SoftBank that’s building high-altitude solar-powered uncrewed aircraft. The…

Alphabet's Loon agrees airspace deal with Uganda for internet balloon service

Loon, a unit of Google's owner Alphabet Inc, which uses high-altitude balloons to provide mobile internet to remote areas, has signed a key access airspace agreement with Uganda.

Alphabet’s Loon signs deal with Telefonica to provide internet to remote parts of the Amazon

Alphabet-owned Loon, the high-altitude balloon company that is using its stratospheric technology to provide internet connectivity on Earth, has signed a new commercial agreement with Telefonica-owned Internet para Todos (IpT). The IpT initiative, which is also backed in part by Facebook and the Dev…

Alphabet’s Loon balloons developed clever strategies to pass 1M hours flying in Earth’s stratosphere

Alphabet’s Loon subsidiary, which aims to blanket the Earth in high-speed broadband internet connectivity, has passed the 1 million-hour mark in terms of total time spent in Earth’s stratosphere across all its flights. The balloons occupy the upper-edge of Earth’s atmosphere, in an altitude band bet…
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Loon Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Loon founded?

    Loon was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Loon competitors?

    Competitors of Loon include Exponential-e, SES Government Solutions and Zayo Group.

  • Where is Loon headquarters?

    Loon headquarters is located at 100 Mayfield Ave, Mountain View.

  • Where are Loon offices?

    Loon has an office in Mountain View.

  • How many offices does Loon have?

    Loon has 1 office.