Satellite Executive Suddenly Out at Google

Loon

Google’s efforts to build a network of satellites to provide Internet service to the billions of people around the world took a hit on Wednesday after reports that one of the program leads had abruptly left the company.

Greg Wyler, founder of Internet satellite company O3b Networks, suddenly left Google just months after joining the company, according to reports from The Information and The Wall Street Journal .

Reports emerged in early June that Google had partnered with O3b Networks as a part of Project Loon, a project to launch low-orbit, Internet-enabled satellites. Wyler joined Google to help with the project and reported directly to chief executive Larry Page. Read more…

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Jason Abbruzzese

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