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Airships could boost internet coverage and help close the digital divide in Africa - and beyond. Here’s how

Digital divide - Man wearing masks sits working from a laptop in Ghana - less than 30% of Africa's population had internet access in 2019.

Airships could boost internet coverage and help close the digital divide. Image: UNSPLASH/Kojo Kwarteng

Johnny Wood
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The blimps offer internet access to people within a 70km radius. Image: Altaeros

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